Barca girls beat R. Sociedad to win Super Cup


Barcelona beat Actual Sociedad 3-0 on Sunday to win the Spanish Girls’s Super Cup for the second season working and lengthen their unbeaten run in home competitions to 58 video games.

Aitana Bonmati scored a purpose in every half and Asisat Oshoala added the third in what proved a cushty win on the Estadio Romano in Merida to comply with up the males’s staff’s success in the identical competitors final weekend.

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Barca have now received the Super Cup in three of the 4 years because it was created in 2020, with Atletico Madrid the one staff to cease them, beating them on penalties within the semifinal in 2021.

That was the final home trophy Barca didn’t win. They went on to win a league and cup double in 2020-21, in addition to the Champions League, and all three Spanish competitions final season: Liga F, the Copa de la Reina and the Super Cup.

Actual Sociedad, in the meantime, proceed to point out progress below Natalia Arroyo. They misplaced 10-1 to Barca within the Super Cup ultimate in 2020 however have improved dramatically since then, ending second within the league final season.

Barca survived a scare within the semifinal in opposition to Actual Madrid to succeed in Sunday’s ultimate as their 56-game profitable run in Spanish competitions ended with a 1-1 draw within the Clasico. Nonetheless, even with a participant despatched off, they rallied to win after extra-time and there have been no such issues in opposition to La Actual.

They’re nonetheless with out injured duo Alexia Putellas and Caroline Graham Hansen, however Bonmati has stepped up of their absence and the midfielder made the distinction right here.

She opened the scoring within the thirteenth minute after good work from Geyse after which added Barca’s second within the forty seventh minute with a clear strike from the sting of the field.

Mariona Caldentey then hit the woodwork as Barca sought a 3rd purpose in entrance of 6,339 followers and Claudia Pina missed a late likelihood earlier than Oshoala lastly accomplished the scoring in stoppage time.

Jonatan Giraldez’s aspect return to league motion on Wednesday in opposition to Levante Las Planas — the place a win would mark 50 in a row in Liga F — however they face expulsion from the Copa de la Reina after fielding an ineligible participant within the final spherical. A call on their destiny is anticipated subsequent week.

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