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Carpenter's Champions League dream over as PSG edge Lyon

Ellie Carpenter (L) battles for possession against PSG . Source: Getty Images

Australia international Ellie Carpenter's hopes of playing in the Champions League final are over after her French side Lyon's Euro domination was ended by PSG .

PSG turned the tables on the five-time defending champions, winning the return leg of their WCL quarter-final 2-1 to reach the last-four on away goals.

Seven-time champions Lyon had been 31 games unbeaten in the competition and entered the home leg 1-0 up from Paris.

When they went further ahead with a goal from American striker Catarina Macario after just four minutes, it looked as if they would continue one of the great monopolies in world sport.

Instead, PSG, who also handed Lyon a rare defeat earlier this season in the French league, showed resilience to hit back through midfielder Grace Geyoro midway through the first half.

PSG's winner came from an own-goal in the 61st minute from central defender Wendie Renard, who scored a penalty for Lyon in Paris and has netted 116 goals from the back for the club since her debut in 2006.

But this time Lyon's prolific captain scored in the wrong net as she tried to cut out Kadidiatou Diani's cross from the right, and diverted the ball past goalkeeper Sarah Bouhaddi.

PSG will meet Barcelona in the semis, with the final scheduled for May 16 in Gothenburg, Sweden, against either Bayern Munich or Chelsea, for whom another Matilda, Australia captain Sam Kerr, will feature.

PSG are on track to reach two Champions League finals, with the men's side knocking out another defending champion in Bayern in the quarter-finals.

Source AAP