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Oshoala scores in Barcelona win 4-1 against Villarreal

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala continued last season’s scoring spree as she scored her first goal of the season as champions Barcelona fermini thrashed Villarreal 4-1, in the Spanish women’s topflight on Sunday.

It is Barcelona’s second win in the new season after kicking off the campaign with a 2-0 victory over Granadilla Tenerife.

Oshoala netted in the 48th minute to make it 2-0 after Mapi Leon had opened the scoring in the 28th minute.

The reigning Africa women’s Player of the Year ran on to a through pass and brilliantly chipped the ball over Villarreal’s keeper.

The win took Barcelona to the top of the log on six points, same points as Madrid and Atletico Madrid ladies teams but are ahead on goals difference.

Oshoala finished top scorer in the league with 20 goals from 19 games last season.

Writing by Tersoo Nicholas, Editing by Omotola Oguneye