Fridolina Rolfo struck twice within the first half as Barcelona cruised previous Roma 5-1 on Wednesday on the Camp Nou to progress to the Ladies’s Champions League semifinals for a fifth straight season.
Main 1-0 from the opening leg in Rome, Barca have been 3-0 up on the night time at half-time and gave no probability to the Serie A Femminile leaders, who have been taking part in within the quarterfinals of the competitors for the primary time of their historical past.
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Barca went into the sport after a 1-0 win over Actual Madrid in Saturday’s Clasico to go 13 factors clear on the high of the Spanish league.
The hosts took an Eleventh-minute lead when Elena Linari’s clearance from Patri’s cross fell to Rolfo within the space and he or she blasted a right-footed shot towards the far put up to beat Roma goalkeeper Camelia Ceasar.
Mapi Leon’s beautiful 25-yard effort within the thirty third minute discovered the highest right-hand nook of the web.
Barca stored up the strain and have been once more rewarded earlier than the break. Caroline Graham Hansen’s cross discovered Rolfo within the field and the Swedish striker slotted residence her second of the night time.
Shortly after the restart, Asisat Oshoala tapped in Aitana Bonmati’s cross for the workforce’s fourth purpose and Barca struck once more when an unmarked Patri Guijarro headed Hansen’s nook kick previous Ceasar.
The guests pulled one again earlier than the hour-mark with Annamaria Serturini’s right-footed shot from the sting of the world however Barca continued to dominate.
Barca, the 2021 Ladies’s Champions League winners and finalists final season, will now face the winner of Thursday’s quarterfinal between Lyon and Chelsea.