Wolfsburg vs Chelsea, Women’s Champion League quarter-final: live score and latest updates

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In other unexpected news…

Joe Montemurro will be leaving his post as Arsenal manager at the end of this season after three years at the club.

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Teams

Wolfsburg (4-3-3): Kiedrzynek; Hendrich, Doorsoun-Khajeh, Janssen, Rauch; Huth, Engen, Rolfo; Blomqvist, Popp, Pajor

Chelsea: 

 Main takeaways here are Jess Carter stepping in at right-back with Maren Mjelde out with a knee injury picked up in the League Cup final and Niamh Charles – who was excellent last week – suspended due to her (highly questionable) yellow card in the last leg.

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Hello…

…and welcome to the second leg of this tight Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Chelsea. Yes, again we have a full day of European ties, after top quality showings last week, but alas they are taking place in the middle of a weekday. 

Fear not, Telegraph Sport is here to take you through minute-by-minute updates of the action while you work. Both of these legs have been played at neutral territory in Budapest – due to travel restrictions – but despite that, Chelsea are the ‘away’ side this time around. 

To remind you, Emma Hayes’s side battled through a tough first half last time out to emerge with a 2-1 scoreline in their favour, thanks to goals from Sam Kerr and Pernille Harder. But the away goal from Wolfsburg offers a lifeline, and one Hayes does not want her players to add even a glimmer of hope to.

“We are winning the game at half-time, but they have the experience of being in this position,” she said of this afternoon’s tie on Tuesday. “Defensively, we need to do all the fundamentals at the levels that are needed for this type of game.”

This is Chelsea’s eighth match since March 3, but tired legs will not suffice against the German two-time European champions. Last season Wolfsburg were runner’s up to Lyon, and are aiming to go one better here. 

Chelsea goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger was key in keeping out the Wolfsburg attack last week, with a fine performance. She will need to bring that same energy as Chelsea’s opponents are going to be coming in all guns blazing. 

Kick off is at 1pm. We’ll bring you all the details, including the starting XIs coming up next. 

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