14.03.2019
Women

She-Wolves ease into semi-finals

VfL Wolfsburg cruised into the women's DFB Cup semi-finals with a comfortable 4-0 victory at home to 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam.

The She-Wolves' dreams of defending their cup crown continue after a dominant performance against Potsdam in the quarter-finals on Wednesday. Alexandra Popp hit a brace, while Pernille Harder and Pia-Sophie Wolter also got on the scoresheet for Stephan Lerch's side, who currently sit top of the Allianz Women's Bundesliga standings.

The Green-Whites will discover who they will face in the last four when the draw is made at 13:00CET on Thursday at the DFB headquarters in Frankfurt, before travelling to SC Freiburg for their next league outing on Sunday (kick-off 14:00 CET).

"Take the momentum"

VfL head coach Stephan Lerch: "My team deserve huge credit for implementing our game plan so brilliantly. We knew that matches against Potsdam are always intense and hard-fought affairs so it was important to be present from the very first minute and be mentally prepared. Given the strong wind and heavy rain, this was a great performance overall and now we want to take this momentum with us into our upcoming fixtures."

VfL Wolfsburg: Schult – Blässe, Fischer, Goeßling, Peter – Neto, Gunnarsdottir – Hansen (Wolter 70'), Harder (Baunach 81'), Popp – Pajor (Masar 74')

1. FFC Turbine Potsdam: Fischer – Gasper, Schmidt, Ilestedt, Rauch, Dieckmann (Kiwic 46') – Zadrazil, Cahynova – Schwalm (Orschmann 77'), Prasnikar (Chmielinski 46'), Huth

Goals: 1-0 Popp (20'), 2-0 Popp (26'), 3-0 Harder (49'), 4-0 Wolter (75')

Yellow cards: Kiwic

Attendance: 1,347 at the AOK Stadion

Referee: Angelika Söder (Ingolstadt)

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