Svenska Mastare 2015

Rosengård outclasses Lingkoping

Wins third straight gold

Sydsvenskan (translated)

FC Rosengård is Swedish champion for the third year in a row. Crown of 4255 saw Malmö team beat Linkoping 5-0 in the Allsvenskan finish.

The team captain Lina Nilsson scored and led her team to their fifth national championship in the last six years. Teammate Amanda Ilestedt has as many Golds at Malmo.  Marta celebrated her seventh national championship.

Rosengård took the lead as early as the ninth minute. Natasa Andonova won a duel with Linköping captain Charlotte Rohlin and then lifted the ball over goalkeeper Katie Fraine.

In the 23rd  minute Lina Nilsson increasd the score to 2-0 with a direct corner kick. This was a repeat of her recent goal in the Champions League playingt Finland Vantaa in the first round.

But Rosengård struggled to get possession in the late part of the first half.  But the back four and keeper held Linkoping off the score sheet.

Finally Andonova selaed Linkopings fate by scoring her second goal. Lovely groundwork by Marta and the final pass by Ali Riley. 3-0.

Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir then the final score 4-0 two minutes later. There was also a fifth goal by the home team with  Natasa Andonova completing her hat-trick in the 78th minute.

Rosengard won the league by one point over Eskilsuna who defeated Goteborg in their final game.