Four-time champions and title holders Olympique Lyon are looking to defend their title in Kyiv and clinch the treble, while German league and cup winner Wolfsburg are also hunting the treble.
Olympique Lyonnais have won their third Champions League in a row, 4-1 at the expense of Wolfsburg. Wolfsburg scored first in extra time, only to crumble, conceding three in a hurry and having a key player sent off.
Wolfsburg's women can continue to dream of a second treble after a first-leg semifinal win over Chelsea put them in pole position to reach the final. The other semifinal, Manchester City vs. Lyon, finished goalless.
The present is rather bleak for Bundesliga club Wolfsburg, who have again only managed to avoid the drop by winning the relegation playoff. On the women's side though, things could hardly be rosier.
German clubs' prowess in women's football suffered a blow in the Champions League quarterfinals. Bayern Munich and Wolfsburg both lost to French opposition - meaning no Bundesliga club made the final four this year.
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