The women’s team of FC Barcelona, already crowned champion of Spain at the end of April, lost (2-1) on the ground of Madrid CFF, Sunday during the last day, knowing its first defeat for almost two years in national competition.
The Catalans, who had not lost in the league since June 1, 2021 (4-3 against Atlético Madrid), conceded two goals in the first period (30th and 37th) scored by Zambian Racheal Kundananji (30th and 37th) . Star striker Alexia Putellas saved the honor of the Azulgranas shortly after the hour mark (64th).
This is good news for Barça who can finally count on the double winner of the Ballon d’Or, for its subsequent deadlines. Putellas returned on April 30 in the 3-0 victory over Huelva, who secured the title, after a long recovery from a serious knee injury.
Barça, four-time defending champions (for eight in total) will play the Champions League final against Germany’s Wolfsburg on June 3 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, with the ambition of winning their second continental title after that of 2021 .