Jakabfi star turn as Paris and Rosengård prosper
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Paris Saint-Germain won at BIIK-Kazygurt, Rosengård made a fine start at Slavia Praha, while Zsanett Jakabfi has had an exceptional evening with two-time winners Wolfsburg.
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- Paris take commanding lead in Kazakhstan, Rosengård thrive in Prague
- Jakabfi scores four as Wolfsburg secure 5-1 lead at Eskilstuna
- Other five ties began on Wednesday; second legs next Wednesday and Thursday
- Road to Cardiff: calendar
BIIK-Kazygurt 0-3 Paris Saint-Germain
The first Kazakh side to reach the last 16, BIIK had a sobering start to their tie; Verónica Boquete fired Paris ahead on 17 minutes from Ever Perisset's cross and the 2015 finalists struck again before the break, Irene Paredes heading in from a corner. The Spanish international then nodded in the third from Shirley Cruz Traña's free-kick just before the hour mark.
Eskilstuna United 1-5 Wolfsburg
Swedish debutants Eskilstuna bowed to Hungarian internationall Zsanett Jakabfi, who connected with two Lara Dickenmann crosses inside the first 17 minutes to give Wolfsburg a 2-0 lead. Marija Banušić responded (33) but the two-time champions pulled away after the break, Jakabfi completing her hat-trick and then stabbing away a loose ball for her fourth of the night before Alexandra Popp completed the rout.
Slavia Praha 1-3 Rosengård
Ella Masar's diving header from a Natasha Andonova corner (33) put the wind in the visitors' sails, and scorer turned provider with a superb low pass for Lina Nilsson to beat Bara Votíková in the Slavia goal three minutes later. Gaëlle Enganamouit's penalty just before the break made it 3-0, though Kateřina Svitková's free-kick at the death gave Slavia something to build on for the return leg.
Reporters: Igor Sturov, Ondřej Zlámal & Oscar Lindgren Ortiz
- Wednesday's results
Lyon 8-0 Zürich
Bayern München 4-0 Rossiyanka
Barcelona 1-0 Twente
Manchester City 1-0 Brøndby
Brescia 0-1 Fortuna Hjørring