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Barcelona, ​​a classic workforce with an insatiable starvation, recovered this Saturday in La Romareda the one nice nationwide throne that it was lacking. The blaugranas overwhelmed Real Sociedad on a sunny afternoon through which they excelled in soccer to elevate their tenth Queen's Cup. The win and the dominance had been so, so overwhelming that the match ended at half an hour with no plot aside from discovering what number of targets Barça was going to attain. Ona Batlle scored the primary within the fifth minute after a formidable go between the traces from Claudia Pina. Batlle, the left again, put in a low cross, however a mistake by Vanegas within the clearance left her free. As quickly because the scoreboard opened, Real broke down. The blue and white, who had misplaced the 2 earlier matches towards their rival with a rating of ten targets to at least one, weren’t capable of reply with a substitute for a rival so superior that they monopolized the ball and the sport from begin to end and handed them one of many largest targets in historical past in a nationwide match ultimate. After having gained the League and Super Cup, the workforce led by Jonatan Giráldez is already celebrating a treble within the absence of preventing for the Champions League subsequent Saturday towards Lyon in San Mamés, the place it may elevate a historic poker – by no means a Spanish membership has performed it – as of completion to a season that may be excellent.

FCBFFC Barcelona Women
FC Barcelona Women


Sandra Paños, Lucy Bronze, Ingrid Engen, Irene Paredes, Ona Batlle, Patri Guijarro, Aitana Bonmatí, Clàudia Pina, Caroline Graham Hansen, Salma Paralluelo and Mariona Caldentey

RSOF Real Sociedad Women


Real Sociedad Women

Elene Lete, Manuela Vanegas, Nahia Aparicio, Alejandra Bernabé, Emma Ramírez, Iris Arnaiz, Sanni Franssi, Nerea Eizagirre, Andreia Jacinto, Synne Jensen and Amaiur Sarriegi

Goals 1-0 min. 5: Ona Batlle. 2-0 min. 12: Salma Paralluelo. 3-0 min. 18: Caroline Graham Hansen. 4-0 min. 25: Caroline Graham Hansen. 5-0 min. 33: Ona Batlle. 6-0 min. 47: Marion Caldentey. 7-0 min. 51: Claudia Pina. 8-0 min. 58: Marion Caldentey.

Referee María Eugenia Gil Soriano

The match was so peaceable for Barça that not even Sandra Paños, who will depart the membership on the finish of the season after 9 years and a superb resume, needed to make a cease. The goalkeeper stated goodbye in a ultimate – Cata Coll will most likely play in Bilbao – with a efficiency through which she solely wanted to catch a few lateral crosses and intervene on a number of events along with her toes to take a aim kick or take part within the launch of the ball.

Barça managed the ball in an nearly tyrannical means. The midfield, with Patri Guijarro, Aitana Bonmatí and Pina, mixed so shortly and with such success that they at all times discovered Salma Paralluelo and Graham Hansen on the wings in advantageous positions and Mariona all around the subject to nullify the five-man protection that he proposed. Natalia Arroyo. Mariona, who performed as a 9, had a formidable sport — she was chosen MVP — through which she gave three assists and scored two targets. The Balearic attacker dropped many times, knocked down partitions and made the complete Barça assault move. His was the cross from the proper wing with which Paralluelo, again house, scored the second aim with a terrific header.

The Aragonese girl was about to attain the third with a shot from exterior the world. Lete Para stopped the shot, however the ball was left open within the small space and Hansen scored at will. The Norwegian, in a improbable season, additionally scored the fourth with a go from Salma. Before the break, Mariona rounded off her efficiency with one other help for Batlle and scored his first aim as quickly as she got here out of the locker room. In the midst of a choral efficiency by Barça, their recital continued with one other help for Pina and a ultimate aim within the 58th minute to shut a win that at occasions had a merciless tinge because it revealed the distinction in stage between each groups and the hegemony of the Catalans in nationwide competitions. The Barça dominance is so overwhelming in Spain that this season they’ve gained each sport aside from a draw towards Levante.

In the preview, Giráldez denied that subsequent Saturday's match towards Lyon was going to affect the angle of his gamers. He didn't do it, however he did within the lineup. The Galician coach reserved Keira Walsh and Fridolina Rolfö for the beginning – he gave them minutes within the second half – enthusiastic about the conflict towards the French and retired the present Ballon d'Or winner, Bonmatí, at half-time – already with a five-goal benefit. to present minutes to Alexia Putellas. The captain, after enjoying the complete second half, lifted the Cup by the hands of Queen Letizia in a stadium dyed in Barça shade and through which the followers blue and white He remained till the top giving encouragement to his gamers on the Barça occasion.

The workforce led by Giráldez regained the title in Zaragoza that eluded them final yr after being knocked out within the spherical of 16 as a result of improper alignment towards Osasuna. Since 2020, that has been the one main concession that has been made in Spain by a workforce that dominates nationwide competitions with an iron fist – it has gained 5 consecutive leagues – that has gained two Champions Leagues (2023 and 2021) and that in precisely one week can shut what could be one of the best season within the membership's historical past if it wins 4 titles for the primary time.

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