Lyon, Wolfsburg, Barcelona ahead, Slavia surprise

Lyon, Wolfsburg, Barcelona, Chelsea, Paris and Bayern secured last 16 first-leg wins while Slavia surprised Rosengård.

Wang Shuang scored for Paris to become the first Chinese player to strike in this competition
Wang Shuang scored for Paris to become the first Chinese player to strike in this competition ©Getty Images

Holders Lyon, former winners Wolfsburg, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern München and Barcelona all secured UEFA Women's Champions League round of 16 first-leg wins on Wednesday while Slavia Praha pulled off a surprise in Thursday's fixture.

First legs:
Wednesday 17 October
LSK Kvinner 1-1 Brøndby
FC Zürich 0-2 Bayern München
Wolfsburg 4-0 Atlético Madrid
Ajax 0-4 Lyon
Barcelona 5-0 Glasgow City
Linköping 0-2 Paris Saint-Germain
Chelsea 1-0 Fiorentina

Thursday 18 October
Rosengård 2-3 Slavia Praha*

Second legs 31 October except *1 November

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  • Wang Shuang of Paris became the first Chinese player to score in this competition.
  • Lyon's Ada Hegerberg is only the seventh player to reach 40 European women's club goals, and has done so at the age of 23.
  • Lyon continue bid for fourth straight title against only last-16 newcomer Ajax.
  • LSK also drew at home to Brøndby in last season's round of 32 (0-0), but travelled to Denmark and won the second leg 3-1 away.
  • Wolfsburg's Lara Dickenmann suffered a serious knee injury against Atleti, ruling her out for several months.
  • Slavia are on course to avenge their 6-1 aggregate loss to Rosengård at this stage two years ago, after a game where Anja Mittag increaded her competition-record tally of goals to 51.
  • Wolfsburg (only past winner involved other than Lyon) knocked out Atlético in last season's round of 32.
  • Glasgow are one of three survivors from the qualifying round with Ajax and Slavia.

Road to Budapest
Quarter-final & semi-final draw: 9 November
Quarter-finals: 20/21 & 27/28 March
Semi-finals: 20/21 & 27/28 April
Final: 18 May 2019, Ferencváros Stadium, Budapest

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