Asisat Oshoala grabs 6th goal in 8 league games for Barcelona ladies vs Sevilla

Asisat Oshoala grabs 6th goal in 8 league games for Barcelona ladies vs Sevilla

- Asisat Oshoala was on target for Barcelona ladies in their 6-0 win over Sevilla

- The Nigerian attacker also assisted two other goals despite playing for just 45 minutes

- Oshoala also has one goal in two Champions League appearances so far for Lluis Cortes' ladies

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Nigerian star Asisat Oshoala was again on target for Barcelona women in their 6-0 win over Sevilla at the Johan Cryuff Stadium.

The goal took the forward's tally to seven goals in 10 appearances in all competitions so far this campaign after finding the back of the net in the 67th minute.

Oshoala who came in for Caroline Hansen at the start of the second half also provided two assists for Aitana Bonmati goals.

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Lluis Cortes' ladies got the game started off to a bright note after taking the lead through Alexia Putellas just 11 minutes into the encounter.

Asisat Oshoala grabs 6th goal in 8 league games for Barcelona ladies vs Sevilla
Asisat Oshoala rising above all PSV Eindhoven defenders during the UEFA Women's Champions League round of 32 match this month. Photo by Pressinphoto/Icon Sport
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The goal gave the Catalan Ladies all the momentum they needed in the game as they doubled their lead in the 18th minute.

This time, it was Jennifer Hermoso who doubled her side's lead from the spot while Caroline Graham Hansen also got in the scores sheet minutes before the first half wrapped up. And her goal gave them a three-goal advantage heading into the dressing room.

However, on return for the second half, nothing seemed to be happening until the Super Falcons attacker who had spent barely 22 minutes since coming on grabbed her first of the game.

Oshoala was unable to add to her tally against Sevilla but she assisted two other goals in the 73rd and 75th minutes respective.

And this puts them two points behind current log leaders UD Granadilla Tenerife but have three games in hand.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian striker Asisat Oshoala ended her UEFA Women's Champions League goal drought after finding the back of the net in Barcelona's 4-1 triumph over Dutch side PSV.

The 26-year-old forward found the back of the net in the 66th minute of their encounter to end her 295 minutes of game time without a goal in the competition.

She has scored just twice in the history of the European Championship since her move to the Johan Cryuff outfit in early 2019.

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