Oshoala scores, Altletico ladies beaten
Former African Footballer of the Year and Super Falcon striker, Asisat Oshoala made an extension on her goal scoring form with FC Barcelona Ladies after aiding the side to a 2-0 away wins against title rivals Atletico Madrid Ladies in Madrid yesterday.
The goal served as Oshoala’s fifth after five appearances for the club in the Liga Iberdrola which she joined few months ago on loan from Chinese league.
In the 65th minute of the contested match, Oshoala made an opened scoring for FC Barcelona Ladies after the first half had ended goalless.
This means FC Barcelona Ladies having 63 points from 24 games played so far narrowly bridge the gap at the top to just three points.
However, the former Arsenal Ladies and Liverpool Ladies player was substituted with Toni Duggan 17 minutes from time.
Her substitute Duggan, made the three points safe for the FC Barcelona Ladies by netting the second goal 10 minutes from time.
As it is, they are behind table-toppers Atletico Madrid on 66 points in the 16-club Liga Iberdrola Primera Division.
Also, the game which took place at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium was watched by 60,739 fans and this serves as a new record for a women’s club match.
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