Wolfsburg 4-0 FFC Frankfurt The holders suffered a damaging first-leg defeat as the 2013 and 2014 winners struck three times in a stunning first-half display.
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- 2013 & 2014 winners Wolfsburg secure big first-leg victory against holders
- Isabel Kerschowski, Alexandra Popp and Babett Peter on target in first period
- Ramona Bachmann seals home success with second-half strike
- Second leg on 1 May at Am Brentano Bad
- Final on 26 May in Reggio Emilia v Lyon or Paris Saint-Germain
Wolfsburg secured a significant first-leg advantage in their all-German UEFA Women's Champions League semi-final against FFC Frankfurt.
Three first-half goals put the 2012/13 and 2013/14 winners in charge of the tie before Ramona Bachmann added a fourth in the 58th minute.
The holders made a sluggish start as Ralf Kellermann's side dominated the early exchanges, and it was no surprise when Wolfsburg went ahead inside seven minutes, Isabel Kerschowski meeting Bachmann's cross.
Alexandra Popp added a second in the 28th minute, finding the top right-hand corner with an effort from distance. Then, three minutes before the break, Babett Peter nodded in a fine cross by Élise Bussaglia to give the hosts an unassailable lead.
The visitors, who failed to have an effort on target in the first half, produced a better display after the interval. However, their new attack-minded approach failed to yield an away goal. Instead, Wolfsburg put the icing on the cake with a fourth, Bachmann profiting from a mistake by Frankfurt goalkeeper Anne-Kathrine Kremer.