It’s only been three matches into the season but with the form that Barcelona, and in particular Graham Hansen, have shown over the summer and these weeks, they will be the team to beat this season. Their closest challengers will have had a long look at this weekend’s result and realise that Barcelona fully intend to dominate the league this season.
Newly appointed Nigeria Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala, scored brace against the defending league champions Atletico Madrid in a match day three of the Spanish Primera Iberdrola.
The Nigeria international finally rediscovered her scoring touch to help Barcelona Women maul title rivals Atletico Madrid 6-1 in a La Liga Women match played on Saturday afternoon.
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala scored a goal in each half as the home side laid a marker for the new season and a warning to the rest of the Division of their readiness to challenge for the title yet again.
Goals from Hermoso, Caldentey, Ouahabi (brace) and Oshoala (brace) gave the hosts a convincing victory and condemned the defending champions to their worst league defeat in a decade.
Atletico Madrid were the first off the blocks as Sampedro found the back of the net after just two minutes of play but Barça has reacted quickly to get a penalty score by Jennifer Hermoso to get them into the game.