Firenze Femminile vs Arsenal Women
Women’s Champions League Round of 32
6:00pm Thursday 12th September
Arsenal and manchester City both made starts for their Women’s Champions League attempts.
Arsenal and manchester City equally created convincing starts to their Women’s Champions League attempts.
City thrashed side Lugano 7-1 in the first leg of the round-of- 32 tie while Arsenal slipped at Fiorentina to a victory.
City dominated in the Cornaredo Stadium but had been being held.
They hit the woodwork twice and took the lead via Georgia Stanway but Kaela Lee Dickerman equalised against the run of play before the fracture.
Aoife Mannion revived City’s direct from the penalty spot after 48 minutes and the people took firm command using a Pauline Bremer double that was well-taken check.
Three goals came in the final seven minutes together with Caroline Weir twice on goal, both sides of a Janine Beckie campaign.
In which they played their first European fixture at more than five years, arsenal were in good goalscoring form at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
The scoring opened after 18 minutes and put up Kim Little to double the lead before the rest.
Miedema pounced to claim her second after 51 minutes and Lisa Evans completed the scoring with a volley.