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May stands as the important thing month for Barcelona. Two finals in only one week: the Copa de la Reina towards Real Sociedad – which subsequent yr won’t have Natalia Arroyo on the bench – on the 18th; and the Champions League towards Lyon on the twenty fifth. The goal, to be topped with the poker of titles. Before, nevertheless, he has the opportunity of mathematically successful his ninth League and fifth in a row.

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Sandra Paños, Martina Fernández, Jana Fernández, Esmee Brugts, Marta Torrejón, Patri Guijarro, Vicky López, Alexia Putellas, Mariona Caldentey, Clàudia Pina and Bruna Vilamala


Madrid CFF

Paola Ulloa, Sandra Villafañe, Itziar Pinillos, Camila Sáez, Aldana Cometti, Mônica, Lee Young-Ju, Gio Garbelini, Laura Domínguez, Ana González and Karen Araya

Goals 1-0 min. 7: Alexia Putellas. 2-0 min. 15: Marion Caldentey. 3-0 min. 33: Claudia Pina. 4-0 min. 43: Vicky Lopez. 5-0 min. 45: Esmee Brugts. 6-0 min. 48: Marta Torrejón. 7-0 min. 86: Marta Torrejón. 8-0 min. 92: Ona Batlle.

Referee Paola Cebollada López

Yellow playing cards Laura Domínguez (min. 64)

The penultimate step was to overwhelm Madrid CFF, the final and solely workforce able to defeating them within the home competitors final yr, after they broke their unbeaten league streak after dropping towards Atlético de Madrid in 2021. This time, they had been no opposition : They scored and dominated the match with out difficulties (8-0), accompanied by the additional motivation of beating Chelsea within the semifinal of the European competitors just some days in the past and with the vindication of Alexia Putellas —who barely performed within the Champions League— excelsa, distributing objectives and assists. The subsequent step awaits them in Granada. They will want a victory in the event that they wish to rely upon themselves, or they must watch for Real Madrid's outcome on Sunday to develop into champions. And all 4 days from ending the League.

The culé eleven was not gala. Although that didn’t make it any much less aggressive. At Barça, oxygen for a lot of, a respite from the calls for of the final recreation towards Chelsea. Although with the stress of protecting the three factors that will carry them nearer to their league title. Thus, a half-break, with out permitting your self to divert focus or lose focus. The Madrid CFF gamers – fifth within the league competitors -, then again, are simply two factors away from the Champions League qualification locations, locked in a combat with Atlético de Madrid, Levante and Athletic Club for third place within the the board.

Martina and Vicky López shortly placed on the membership jacket for the stroll that the primary workforce gamers gave to the reserve workforce gamers for reaching their second consecutive league title. The Blaugranas wished to repeat the destiny of the youngest gamers. From the primary minute, Jonatan Giráldez's workforce dominated the rival space impassively, urgent with starvation.

Patri Guijarro – who accomplished 300 video games as a culé – understood completely with Claudia Pina to offer a move to Alexia that allowed her to reconnect with the aim. With a change of leg and chilly blood, the Barça captain scored her seventh aim within the match. And she didn’t skimp on celebrating it, with rage, with enthusiasm. The Estadi Johan Cruyff – virtually full – sang the remix of Provenza by Karol G on the celebration. And a couple of minutes later it sounded once more after a shot from Mariona Caldentey, which hit Ana González, with misfortune for Madrid and Paola Ulloa, whom she misled to undoubtedly enter the aim.

The largest downside for the Blaugranas was the counters of the Madrid workforce, which they shortly prevented with Martina and Jana Fernández as heart backs, all the time nicely positioned, and with none additional problem for Sandra Paños, with out errors or failures. So the possibilities occurred within the reverse space, the place Barça was aiming.

Alexia wished to return the favor to Pina and did so with a back-heel move to attain the third of the match. Johan Cruyff didn’t have a lot time to breathe: Vicky scored for her former workforce the fourth, Esmee Brugts the fifth only a minute later, Marta Torrejón the sixth and seventh – in the beginning and finish of the second half – and Ona Batlle closed the win with the eighth. An ode to attacking soccer, a spectacle in Barcelona. Because regardless of the bathtub, the tempo of Giráldez's gamers didn’t drop. They warmed up for the month forward, with 5 video games forward, three of them decisive to elevate titles. Without relaxation, however concentrated. With the Spanish Super Cup within the bag after successful towards Levante final January and the League only a breath away, trophy poker is shifting away from being a dream to being a actuality. May is just not a simple month for Barcelona. But it’s elementary.

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