Super Falcons and FC Barcelona Femini striker, Asisat Oshoala side continued its preparations for the fast approaching women UEFA champions league match against rival Atletico Madrid, OJB Sport reports.
The Catalan club face French side Monteplier on Sunday at Sports city and behind closed door, it was Nigeria’s Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala that stole the show with her distinctive performance.
Barcelona dominated the first stanza and missed several scoring chances but was unable to break the deadlock as the it ended goalless.
It was former FC Robo star player that broke the deadlock in the 64th minute of the encounter after receiving a pass from Mariona.
Despite taking the lead, the second half was balanced with Monteplier trying to level the game.
Oshoala proved too much for the defenders of Monteplier as she compketed her brace in the 86th minute and put the vame beyond the opponent.
Jennifer Hermoso put the icing on the cake as she ecored the third goal in the added time and made it 3-0.
Barcelona Femini and it’s counterpart from France has met 5 times with the Blaugurana winning 3, draw one and losing one.
it was the first game of the Catalan pre-season to continue preparing for the 2019/20 Champions League, which will be played in the Final 8 format in the Basque Country, from 21 to 30 August.
Oshoala joined Barcelona on a loan deal until the end of the season from Chinese women league side Damian and She scored Barcelona’s only goal in a 4–1 defeat to Lyon in the 2019 UEFA Women’s Champions League Final.
Barcelona in May 2019 announced Oshoala’s full transfer to the club and extension until 2022.
Oshoala netted 20 goals in 19 matches for Barcelona last season.