Barcelona's fans cheer for their team prior to the women's...

Barcelona's fans cheer for their team prior to the women's Champions League final soccer match between FC Barcelona and Olympique Lyonnais at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao, Spain, Saturday, May 25, 2024. Credit: AP/Jose Breton

BILBAO, Spain — A crowd of 50,827 set a new attendance record for a Women's Champions League final on Saturday.

The mark surpassed the 50,212 that saw Lyon beat Eintracht Frankfurt in 2012 in Munich.

Barcelona beat Lyon 2-0 at San Mames Stadium, the venue of Spanish league club Athletic Bilbao.

Barcelona fans occupied most of the seats, with a few Lyon supporters scattered across the stadium in Basque Country.

In 2022, 91,648 saw Barcelona’s 5-1 rout of Wolfsburg in the first leg of their Women’s Champions League semifinal at Camp Nou Stadium.

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