Super Falcons star Rita Chikwelu was among the goal scores for Real Madrid Femino in their 2 – 1 win over Real Betis in Spanish Primera Iberdrola on Saturday.
Chikwelu was starting her 13th league match for Real Madrid this season and she marked the occasion with the winning goal for the club at Polideportivo Felipe Del Valle.
Real Madrid went in front through Laura Dominguez after just 13 minutes, but they were reduced to ten 12 minutes later as Brazilian star Monica was shown a straight red.
Real Betis however took advantage of the setback and scored an equalizer two minutes later.
Spanish forward Angela Sosa restored the parity from the penalty spot after the Real Madrid defender committed a foul in the box.
Real Madrid went back in front after Estela Fernandez set up Chukwelu who finished emphatically from inside the area.
The goal was her first of the 2020-2021 season for the club and it was enough to guide them to a vital three points.
Meanwhile, Osinachi Ohale and Ogonna Chukwudi also featured for Oscar Fernandez’s team few days after joining the club.
Madrid who now sits sixth on the log will host Sevilla on January 27.
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