Oviedo Moderno v FC Barcelona Women: Out with a bang (0-5)
Xavi Llorens' side end the campaign in convincing fashion and boost morale ahead of the cup final
FC Barcelona Women ended their season in style on Sunday with a 5-0 win away to Ovideo Moderno, as they finished the campaign as runners up behind Athletic Club.
impossibility, and so the objective for the final match of the season was to boost moral ahead of the coming Copa de la Reina showdown.
Despite the disappointment, there were no signs of low morale, as Xavi Llorens’ team began in their typical style; on the front foot and with an attacking purpose.
It did not take long for the deadlock to be broken, as Alex Putellas put Barça 1-0 up inside just two minutes. Putellas made it two on the half-hour mark on the back of Marta Unzué’s cross. Jennifer Hermoso put the game beyond any reasonable doubt just before the half-time whistle with her 24th goal of the campaign.
Irene del Río scored against former club to make it 4-0 while there was still time Gemma Gili to make it five just minutes from the end.
Xavi Llorens’ team ends the season as the league’s top scorers with 98 goals, and having conceded the fewest with 12.