Barcelona Femeni 7-0 Rosengard Women: Player Ratings

Barcelona Femeni defeated Rosengard 7-0 in the Champions League
PHOTO: X, @BarcaFem // Barcelona Femeni defeated Rosengard 7-0 in the Champions League

Barcelona Femeni showcased a dominating performance against Rosengard with a 7-0 victory over the Swedish side. The win secured Barcelona’s spot in the quarterfinals of the Champions League with two games to spare. The match unfolded with goals from Keira Walsh, Caroline Graham Hansen, Salma Paraluelo (2), Claudia Pina, Marta Torrejon, and an own goal from Jessica Wik.

The first half ended 2-0, with Barça Femini adding five more goals in the second half. From the first half to the final whistle, Barcelona Femini dominated possession with 65%, leaving Villarreal with only 35%. With a total of 40 shots, 21 on target, and a solid defensive display, Barcelona Femeni asserted their dominance.

Let’s delve into the individual player ratings:

Sandra Paños: 7.0

The goalkeeper had a relatively quiet outing, with a few easy saves required. She maintained a clean sheet and her minimal involvement earned her a solid debut rating of 7.0

Ona Batlle: 8.0 (1 assist)

Starting at left-back, Ona Batlle assisted Salma Paralluelo for Barcelona’s fourth goal. In addition, Batlle put in a solid defensive display, and her attacking prowess and link-up with Salma Paralluelo on the left wing were brilliant. She was eventually replaced in the 80th minute of the game.

Martina Fernandez: 7.5

Positioned at right-center back, the young defender had limited defensive duties as Rosengard posed no serious threat to the Barcelona defense. Martina showcased accurate passing and a solid performance, earning a rating of 7.5

Ingrid Engen: 7.5

Filling in at left-center back, the Norwegian midfielder put up a good performance in defense, with Rosengard posing a minimal threat to Barcelona. She displayed accurate passing and a solid performance until she was replaced by Lucy Bronze in the 69th minute of the game.

Marta Torrejón: 8.5

Captaining the team from the right center-back position, Marta Torrejón had a solid game and scored late in the second half to put Barcelona six goals ahead. Despite Rosengards limited opportunities in attack, Torrejón displayed defensive stability.

Aitana Bonmati: 8.5 (2 assists)

Only on the pitch for 69 minutes, the Spanish midfielder showed her quality, contributing to the team’s goals and overall performance. She assisted both of Barcelona’s goals in the first half, with her back heel pass to Caroline Graham Hansen being the highlight os the half.

Keira Walsh: 9.0 (1 goal)

Scored the opener for Barcelona and put in a solid game in midfield. The English midfielder was just unplayable, as she dictated the tempo of the game from midfield. She completed almost all her attempted passes and ensured the circulation of the ball to the final third

Claudia Pina: 8.5 (1 goal)

Given a rare start, Pina repaid the coach’s trust in kind with a solid performance that even got her on the scoresheet. She had a few shots on goal and even saw her effort pushed against the crossbar before finally scoring a half-volley in the 73rd minute.

Salma Paralluelo: 9.5 (MVP, 2 goals)

Another spectacular performance from the young forward, who scored a brace in the second half and was named the match’s MVP. Her instinctive genius was on display for both goals, and she was a constant threat on attack for the Blaugrana.

Mariona Caldentey: 7.5

She had a solid game and mostly dropped deep to receive the ball from midfield. She saw her shot on goal blocked and was denied a chance to get on the scoresheet.

Caroline Graham Hansen: 9.5 (1 goal, 1assist)

Dazzled again for Barcelona with an incredible performance in attack. She had an excellent combination with Aitana Bonmati for Barcelona’s second goal and constantly bullied the Rosengard defense with her amazing movement and dribbles.


Asisat Oshoala: 6.0

Replaced Aitana Bonmati in the 69th minute and played as a striker for the rest of the game. She had no significant contribution to the three goals scored after she was brought on and only managed to get a few touches.

Vicky Lopez: 7.5

Replaced Mariona Caldentey in the second half and had an instant impact in the team’s ball progreesion. Her delivery into the box led to Barcelona’s sixth goal. She almost got an assist for herself when she found Lucy Bronze in the box but the English full-back’s header was saved by the goalkeeper.

Lucy Bronze: 7.5 (1 assist)

Replaced Ingrid Engen in the 69th minute and made herself an additional option in attack. She assisted Marta Torrejon’s goal and almost got a goal of her own in the 88th minute after heading Vicky Lopez’s cross on target.

Bruna Vilamala: 6.0

Replaced Salma Paralluelo in the 78th minute and had a few touches. She registered a shot on target and put up an impressive performance for a player who just returned from injury.

Judit Pujols: 6.0

Made her debut appearance for Barcelona in the Champions League when she replaced Ona Batlle in the latter stages of the match. She made one interception towards the end of the game had a few touches on the ball before the final whistle.

Barcelona Femeni’s total dominance over Rosengard showcased the team’s ruthlessness and lethality in attack. The team’s stunning performance in combination with mesmerizing individual performances wrecked havoc against the Swedish side.

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