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Asisat Oshoala Scores And Assists As FC Barcelona Smash Roma To Reach UCL Semis




Nigeria women’s national team star, Asisat Oshoala scored a goal and provided an assist as FC Barcelona’s women’s team demolished AS Roma women’s team 5-1 to reach the UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-finals.

Asisat Oshoala, who has scored five goals in 7 Champions League games this season, helped Barcelona to open the scoring in front of 54,667 passionate fans at Nou Camp on Wednesday.

Oshoala provided a clinical assist for Fridolina Rolfo to open the scoring as early as the 11th minute of the game.

After that, the doors of goals opened. In the 33rd minute, León Cebrián took advantage of an assist from Walsh to double Barca’s lead. Rolfo scored her second goal in the game in additional time of the first half thanks to an assist from Caroline Graham Hansen.

Asisat Oshoala waited until the second half before she got her goal. She made it 4-0 in favor of FC Barcelona in the 46th minute of the first half.

Asisat Oshoala Scores And Assists As FC Barcelona Smash Roma To Reach UCL Semis

Asisat Oshoala celebrates after scoring against AS Roma.

About 7 minutes after, Hansen registered her second assist in the game to help Guijarro Gutiérrez score Barca’s 5th goal of the match.

Despite FC Barcelona’s dominance, Roma didn’t go down without a fight. They scored their consolation goal in the 58th minute as the game ended 6-1 on aggregate.

As it stands, Barcelona will either take on Chelsea or the defending champions Lyon in the semifinals.

Barcelona have won the Champions League once, made it to the final three times, and advanced to the semifinals five times in a row.

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The eight-time winners Lyon, who beat Barcelona in last season’s final, are behind Chelsea 1-0 on aggregate. Hence, Chelsea are expected to finish the business at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.