No dream ending for Lehn

Unni Lehn's farewell match ended in disappointment as HJK Helsinki advanced to the last four.

Unni Lehn's farewell match ended in disappointment as HJK Helsinki put an end to SK Trondheims-Ørn's UEFA Women's Cup semi-final hopes with a 2-0 second-leg victory, and 4-3 aggregate triumph.

No away goal
Midfield player Lehn, who joins Women's United Soccer Association club Carolina Courage on Tuesday 2 April, showed why she has earned the move with an inspirational final performance, but was unable to help her team find the goals they needed to clinch the tie.

Kalmari opens scoring
HJK had the better of the first half, but had to wait until two minutes before half-time to level the aggregate scores, Laura Kalmari finding the net. Trondheims-Ørn improved in the second period, but were unable to regain the lead in the tie, and Kalmari scored again with eleven minutes left. HJK now face Umeå IK in the semi-finals after the Swedish team beat TNK Ryazan 7-2 on aggregate.

Olympic gold
Lehn, whose goals helped Trondheims-Ørn to 12 domestic titles and Norway to their 2000 Olympic final victory over the United States, said: "I look forward to playing for the Courage, together with all the great players there. I am grateful to the WUSA for giving me the chance to play in the best league in the world."

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