Barcelona Femení have made historical past by changing into the primary soccer workforce to win 50 consecutive league video games.
It achieved the unprecedented feat by thrashing Levante Las Planas 7-0 on the Estadi Johan Cruyff on Wednesday – the workforce nonetheless hasn’t misplaced at its residence stadium because it opened in 2019.
Nigeria worldwide Asisat Oshoala scored a hattrick, Ana-Maria Crnogorčević scored two whereas Vicky López and Mariona Caldentey every grapped second-half targets as Barcelona wrapped up an emphatic victory.
The Catalan membership’s dominance stretches again to June 2021 when it misplaced 4-3 away to Atlético Madrid.
Since then, the workforce has scored 247 targets – which is a mean of just below 5 per sport – and conceded solely 19.
Beneath head coach Jonatan Giráldez, Barcelona gained each league sport final season and is at present unbeaten in its current marketing campaign – sitting 4 factors clear atop the desk having performed two much less video games.
Regardless of its good league kind, Barcelona has misplaced this season within the Girls’s Champions League.
It was simply crushed within the group phases by German facet Bayern Munich 3-1 in December however the defeat hasn’t impacted their league kind within the new yr.
The workforce’s free flowing soccer and array of expertise has attracted report crowds.
In March 2022, historical past was made as 91,553 followers packed into Camp Nou – the most important soccer stadium in Europe – to observe the second leg of the UEFA Girls’s Champions League quarterfinal between Barcelona and Actual Madrid.
The attendance was the most important to ever watch a ladies’s soccer match, and Barcelona actually made the many of the residence help by successful 5-2 in opposition to its Madrid rival.
Barcelona is at present in a dispute with the Royal Spanish Soccer Federation (RFEF) over fielding an apparently ineligible participant within the Copa de la Reina this season.
It faces expulsion from the match, based on stories, however says it’ll attraction the choice.
“FC Barcelona pronounces that the Membership is to proceed to struggle for the Girls’s workforce’s rights after they had been sanctioned by the Competitors Committee for fielding an ineligible line-up, with an attraction to be offered in the end,” the membership stated in a assertion.
“Ought to the sanction not be revoked on attraction, FC Barcelona will take each attainable motion, as it’s thought of that the line-up ended up being deemed ineligible as a consequence of technicalities on this case.”