Asisat Oshoala Nets Brace in Barcelona Win

The Nigerian forward scored twice as Barcelona recorded a huge win over Rayo Vallecano

Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala netted a brace to help Barcelona secure a 7-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano in Wednesday’s Spanish Primera Iberdrola fixture. The forward was handed her seventh start this season by Lluís Cortés.
Having lost out to Atletico Madrid in last Wednesday’s Super Cup, the champions needed to return to winning ways. Jenni Hermoso opened the scoring for Cortès lads in the fourth minute after being set up by Alexia Putellas. In the 11th minute, Alexia Putellas doubled the lead slotting the ball into the net after a brilliant pass from Melanie Serrano, Asisat Oshoala scored the third goal of the game tapping home Marta Torrejon’s cross in the 16th minute.
Putellas doubled her tally in the 40th minute after being teed up by Caroline Hansen. After the break, Asisat Oshoala headed home her second in the 59th minute from Kheira Hamraoui cross, Mapi Leon scored the sixth goal of the game in the 73rd minute before Aitana Bonmati scored to wrap up the win for the Spanish champions.
Lluìs Cortes girls are top of the league with 36 points from 12 games this season, They face Tenerife on January 23.

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