Barcelona smash attendance record for a women’s football match as crowd of over 91,000 attend Champions League win over Real Madrid


Barcelona made history when they won the Women’s Champions League against Real Madrid with over 91,000 fans watching, which is a women’s football record.

A grand total of 91,553 were in attendance at the Camp Nou as Barca went down 5-2 winners on the night and 8-3 on aggregate in the quarter-finals.

Barcelona were heavy favorites for the game and the crowd were not disappointed
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Barcelona smash attendance record for a women's football match as crowd of over 91,000 attend Champions League win over Real Madrid
This broke the previous attendance record for a women’s football match
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The previous highest attendance for a women’s club game came in 2019 when 60,739 watched Barcelona win 2-0 against Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Wednesday night’s crowd at Europe’s biggest stadium also eclipsed the attendance record at a women’s international, set when 80,203 fans watched the United States win Olympic gold by beating Japan 2-1 at Wembley during London 2012.

the record attendance at a women’s international, set when 80,203 fans watched the USA win Olympic gold by beating Japan 2-1 at Wembley during London 2012.

Tickets for the clash at the 99,354-seat stadium were completely sold out and those who attended certainly got their money’s worth.

Real briefly threatened to spoil the party after Olga Carmona’s penalty and a fine strike from Claudia Zornoza saw them 2-1 up on the night following Mapi Leon’s early opener.

Barcelona smash attendance record for a women's football match as crowd of over 91,000 attend Champions League win over Real Madrid
The mood outside the Camp Nou was palpable ahead of the game
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Barcelona smash attendance record for a women's football match as crowd of over 91,000 attend Champions League win over Real Madrid
It looked like Real Madrid were going to spoil Barca’s big day
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Barcelona smash attendance record for a women's football match as crowd of over 91,000 attend Champions League win over Real Madrid
But the local team came back strong
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Barcelona smash attendance record for a women's football match as crowd of over 91,000 attend Champions League win over Real Madrid
In the end, the victory turned out to be comfortable for Barca
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But Barcelona weren’t to be denied El Clasico bragging rights on a historic night.

Second-half goals from Aitana Bonmati, Claudia Pina, Ballon d’Or holder Alexia Putellas and Caroline Hansen comfortably got them through.

They will find out their semi-final opponents on Thursday when 2007 winners Arsenal travel to the Volkswagen Arena to take on Wolfsburg with a 1-1 draw after last week’s first leg.

Barcelona smash attendance record for a women's football match as crowd of over 91,000 attend Champions League win over Real Madrid
There was a party atmosphere after the game
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Barcelona smash attendance record for a women's football match as crowd of over 91,000 attend Champions League win over Real Madrid
Barça aim for their second consecutive Champions League title
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Barcelona smash attendance record for a women's football match as crowd of over 91,000 attend Champions League win over Real Madrid
A historic night for Barcelona and for women’s football
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