Juventus Gals 1 – 1 Arsenal Girls

Arsenal fought back to attract 1-1 versus Juventus in their Champions League match in Turin.

The Gunners, lacking a number of gamers including injured England ahead Beth Mead, fell driving early in the second 50 % when Lineth Beerensteyn slotted Juventus forward subsequent a swift counter-attack.

Vivianne Miedema headed in from a corner to equalise just right after the hour, but Jonas Eidevall’s side could not craft a late winner.

Arsenal, who had been on the lookout to extend their 100 per cent commence, stay best of Team C, two points distinct of Juventus and 3 of Lyon, who received 3- absent to Zurich.

Lineth Beerensteyn gave Juventus the lead on the counter attack
Lineth Beerensteyn gave Juventus the guide on the counter-attack

The Gunners manufactured a positive commence, with Miedema top the assault as Mead is set for an prolonged spell out just after she ruptured an anterior cruciate ligament in Saturday’s Women’s Tremendous League defeat to Manchester United.

Stina Blackstenius was performed by by Frida Maanum, but noticed her soaring shot skim the major of the crossbar.

Juve goalkeeper Pauline Peyraud-Magnin, who invested a couple of seasons with the Gunners, then created a fine conserve right after Swedish ahead Blackstenius was sent obvious once more soon in advance of the crack. At the other close, Arianna Caruso set the ball wide in initially-fifty percent stoppage time.

Arsenal pressed all over again early in the 2nd 50 percent as Australian Caitlin Foord examined Peyraud-Magnin before Lotte Wubben-Moy’s header was cleared off the line.

Sofie Junge Pedersen of Juventus Women fights for the ball with Vivianne Miedema of Arsenal during the UEFA Women's Champions League group C match
Sofie Junge Pedersen of Juventus fights for the ball with Miedema

But it was Juve who broke the deadlock in the 51st moment when Dutch ahead Beerensteyn burst through on a counter-assault to slot previous Arsenal ‘keeper Manuela Zinsberger.

Arsenal responded to equalise just immediately after the hour when Miedema headed in from a corner. Miedema despatched a further shot on the turn in excess of and through stoppage time practically obtained Foord in on aim, but the Juventus defence held out.

What is actually subsequent?

Arsenal’s upcoming video game is the weekend immediately after subsequent when they host Everton on December 3 in the Women’s Tremendous League, kick-off 2pm.

The Gunners’ following Champions League match is the return group stage fixture in opposition to Juventus at the Emirates Stadium, kick-off 8pm.

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