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Juventus Ladies 1 – 1 Arsenal Ladies

Arsenal fought again to attract 1-1 in opposition to Juventus of their Champions League match in Turin.

The Gunners, lacking a number of gamers together with injured England ahead Beth Mead, fell behind early within the second half when Lineth Beerensteyn slotted Juventus forward following a swift counter-attack.

Vivianne Miedema headed in from a nook to equalise simply after the hour, however Jonas Eidevall’s facet couldn’t craft a late winner.

Arsenal, who had been seeking to lengthen their 100 per cent begin, keep high of Group C, two factors away from Juventus and three of Lyon, who received 3-0 away to Zurich.

Lineth Beerensteyn gave Juventus the lead on the counter-attack

The Gunners made a optimistic begin, with Miedema main the assault as Mead is about for an prolonged spell out after she ruptured an anterior cruciate ligament in Saturday’s Ladies’s Tremendous League defeat to Manchester United.

Stina Blackstenius was performed by by Frida Maanum, however noticed her rising shot skim the highest of the crossbar.

Juve goalkeeper Pauline Peyraud-Magnin, who spent a few seasons with the Gunners, then made a high quality save after Swedish ahead Blackstenius was despatched clear once more shortly earlier than the break. On the different finish, Arianna Caruso put the ball extensive in first-half stoppage time.

Arsenal pressed once more early within the second half as Australian Caitlin Foord examined Peyraud-Magnin earlier than Lotte Wubben-Moy’s header was cleared off the road.

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 surely was Juve who broke the impasse within the 51st minute when Dutch ahead Beerensteyn burst by on a counter-attack to fit previous Arsenal ‘keeper Manuela Zinsberger.

Arsenal responded to equalise simply after the hour when Miedema headed in from a nook. Miedema despatched one other shot on the flip over and through stoppage time nearly obtained Foord in on objective, however the Juventus defence held out.

What’s subsequent?

Arsenal’s subsequent recreation is the weekend after subsequent once they host Everton on December 3 within the Ladies’s Tremendous League, kick-off 2pm.

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

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