Bristol oust Barça; Rosengård, Linköping through

Swedish sides FC Rosengård and Linköpings FC completed the lineup for next Wednesday's quarter-final draw along with Bristol Academy WFC, who pipped FC Barcelona.

Bristol Academy after making it to the quarter-finals
Bristol Academy after making it to the quarter-finals ©UEFA.com

Swedish sides FC Rosengård and Linköpings FC completed the UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-final lineup along with Bristol Academy WFC as the last three round of 16 second legs were played on Thursday. The draw is streamed live on UEFA.com from 14.00CET on Wednesday; our reporting team rounds up tonight's action.

Quarter-final lineup:
1. FFC Frankfurt (GER)
Bristol Academy WFC (ENG)
Brøndby IF (DEN)
FC Rosengård (SWE)
Glasgow City FC (SCO)
Linköpings FC (SWE)
Paris Saint-Germain FC (FRA)
VfL Wolfsburg (GER, holders)

Fortuna Hjørring 0-2 FC Rosengård (agg: 1-4)
Fortuna had hopes of avoiding a fourth straight round of 16 exit to Swedish opposition after the first leg in Malmo but just before half-time Ramona Bachmann was brought down and Marta dispatched the penalty. All doubt was removed when a Therese Sjögran corner was dropped and Katrin Schmidt turned in the loose ball for the Swedish champions.

Bristol Academy WFC 1-1 FC Barcelona (agg: 2-1)
Barcelona dominated the first 25 minutes, just as they had throughout in defeat at home, but then from nowhere a Corinne Yorston cross dropped on the crossbar, giving visiting goalkeeper Laura Rafols a scare. However, Vicky Losada levelled the tie on aggregate late in the first half; her free-kick was blocked but her second shot deflected in.

Bristol improved in the second half and their Spanish forward Natalia rattled the bar from distance, while Mary Earps superbly kept out a Virginia Torrecilla drive. Extra time loomed, but with eight minutes left Natasha Harding was fouled by Melanie Serrano as she turned into the box, and Nikki Watts converted the penalty to earn Bristol a maiden quarter-final.

WFC Zvezda 2005 3-0 Linköpings FC (agg: 3-5)
Ekaterina Pantyukhina put the Russian champions in front just 13 seconds after kick-off, but Zvezda's hopes of overturning a massive first-leg deficit were dwindling by the time José Nahi made it 2-0 on 58 minutes. Substitute Iya Andrushchak scored a third late on, as Goran Aleksić's side bowed out with dignity but they are already ensured a 2015/16 berth. Linköping have equalled their best-ever run.

Wednesday's results
Olympique Lyonnais 0-1 Paris Saint-Germain (agg: 1-2)

Glasgow City FC 4-2 FC Zürich Frauen (agg: 5-4 )
VfL Wolfsburg 7-0 SV Neulengbach (agg: 11-0)
ASD Torres Femminile Sassari 0-4 1. FFC Frankfurt (agg: 9-0)
Gintra Universitetas 2-0 Brøndby IF (agg: 2-5)

Road to Berlin
Quarter-final & semi-final draw: 14.00CET, 19 November
Quarter-finals: 21/22 & 28/29 March
Semi-finals: 18/19 & 25/26 April
Final (Berlin): 14 May

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