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In Pictures: Undisputed ‘Goal Queen’, Asisat Oshoala Stands Tall As Barcelona Proceeds To The Semifinals Of The UEFA Champions League Despite A 2-1 Loss To Manchester City
In Pictures: Undisputed ‘Goal Queen’, Asisat Oshoala Stands Tall As Barcelona Proceeds To The Semifinals Of The UEFA Champions League Despite A 2-1 Loss To Manchester City

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FC Barcelona Ladies were unable to grab a win on the day but qualified to the semifinals on aggregate after a 0-3 first leg win.

The match took off with Manchester City firing on all cylinders before the duo of Marta Torrejón and Andrea Pereira came close to scoring for the visitors.

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Manchester City kept mounting pressures forward in the early stages with Barça’s backline proving too solid.

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Barca goalkeeper, Paños before now already made a save from City attacker, Beckie’s shot, before the same player put Man City ahead in the 20th minute.

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Barça responded and and within some minutes, came close to an equalizer after a double chance effort from Caroline Graham Hansen and Oshoala respectively ended in futile.

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In the 40th minute, Oshoala again came very close to scoring but was just wide.

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Coming into the second quarter of the game, City shotstopper, Roebuck made a save from Oshoala in a one-v-one situation, though the African Female Best Player made no mistake just before the hour to gift the Lluis Cortes’side a vital away goal.

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Mewis made it two for City in the 68th minute to give them hope of a possible comeback, nevertheless, Barcelona proved too tough as they held on for a famous aggregate victory and moved to the semis.

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