Barcelona Women are set to make a new Champions League record as they advanced to the semi-finals. They sold out their ticket for the home game against Wolfsburg in ‘just over 24 hours which means they have a full stadium.
Barcelona Female Team to make Crowd Record in Wolfsburg Clash
Barca beat Real Madrid 5-2 at the Nou Camp and 8-3 on aggregate in the quarter-final to advance to the semifinals and with the victory they could break the record attendance for a women’s game for the second time in a month after selling out their Champions League semi-final first leg against Wolfsburg.
Barca says the home leg which will be on the 22nd of April has sold out in “just over 24 hours”. A crowd of 91,553 attended the quarter-final second leg against El Clasico rivals Real Madrid at the Nou Camp on 30 March, breaking a 23-year record. The Spanish side is defending a title they won for the first time in 2021.
Two-time winners Wolfsburg reached the semifinals after beating English Premier League sides Chelsea and Arsenal on their way to the last four and the victor of the two-legged semi-final will face Lyon or Paris St-Germain in the final in Turin on 21 May. Barcelona made 50,000 free tickets available to club members on Monday and opened the rest up for general sale on Tuesday.
The club said some tickets have been held back for “certain groups” to meet Uefa regulations but anticipates more being available before the match at the 99,354 capacity stadium.