Lucy Bronze shoots team to Women's Champions League final

Lucy Bronze
Lucy Bronze

Lucy Bronze shot her team to victory against her former club in today's Women's Champions League semi-final.

She scored a brilliant volley just 17 minutes into the game to give French side Lyon a 1-0 victory over Manchester City Ladies in the semi-final second leg. The first leg ended in a goalless draw.

It was her fourth goal for Olympique Lyonnais Feminin since leaving City last summer.

It won Lyon a place in the final against either Wolfsburg or Chelsea, to be played in Kiev on Thursday, May 24.

England international Lucy, 26, a former Manchester City, Sunderland and Alnwick Town defender who was born in Berwick, has won the PFA Women's Players' Player of the Year award twice – in 2014 and 2017.

She is among five players shortlisted for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2018 award in a public poll.

The others are Pernille Harder, Wolfsburg and Denmark forward; Sam Kerr, Chicago Red Stars/Perth Glory and Australia forward; Dzsenifer Marozsan, Olympique Lyonnais and Germany midfielder; and Lieke Martens, Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder/forward.

You can vote for your favourite online until 8am GMT (9am BST) on Tuesday, May 8, at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43794656