In preparation for their return to the UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munich spent the last week in Switzerland as part of the 2015 Valais Women's Cup. The other three clubs participating in the tournament were Olympique Lyon, Paris Saint-Germain, and FC Zurich.
All four clubs are seeded in this season's UCL, so this is top level competition for FCB Frauen ahead of the campaign. FCB Frauen needed penalties to Paris Saint-Germain in the opening match of the competition. In the other semifinal, Lyon smashed Zurich to the tune of 9-3.
While Lyon had the run of play in the Final, it was Bayern that capitalized on their opportunities.Attacking on the counter, Vivianne Miedema scored a goal and created another to help seal the victory against the two time UCL winners.
The draw for the knockout rounds of the 2015-16 UEFA Women's Champions League is August 20.
Paris Saint-Germain 0-0 Bayern Munich (Bayern win 4-3 on penalties.) (Video Highlights)
PSG XI: Kiedrzynek (Berger 45) - Morroni, Henning, Delannoy, Houara D'Hommeaux, Hamraoui, Seger (Lahmari 78), Cruz (Declerq 78), lunch, Delie (Karchouni 78), Asllani
Bayern XI: Korpela - Holstad, Abbé, Maier (Lewandowski 60), Schnaderbeck (Feiersinger 60) Behringer, Leupolz (Wenninger 76) Däbritz (Iwabuchi 60), stems (Evans 45), Rolser (Beckmann 60), Bürki (Miedema 60)
Olympique Lyon 1-3 Bayern Munich (Video Highlights)
OL: Louisa Necib (48)
FCB: Aurelie Kaci (own goal 40), Vivianne Miedema (68), Nicole Rolser (90+1)
Lyon XI: Gerard - Kumagai, Renard, Kaci, Majri, Abily, Necib, Le Somer (Bremer 70, Cascarino 86), Schelin, Hegerberg (Thomis 46), Henry
Bayern XI: Zinsberger - Lewandowski, Manieri (Behringer 46), Wenninger, Feiersinger (Holstad 62), Schnaderbeck (Maier 62), Gaugigl (Walkling 26, Stengel 73), Iwabuchi, Evans, Beckmann (Rolser 62), Miedema