Firenze Femminile vs Arsenal Women
Women’s Champions League Round of 32
6:00pm Thursday 12th September
Arsenal and manchester City equally created convincing starts for their Women’s Champions League attempts.
Manchester City and Arsenal equally created convincing starts with victories away from your home to their Ladies Champions League campaigns.
City thrashed Swiss side Lugano 7-1 at the first leg of their round-of- 32 tie while Arsenal slipped into a 4-0 victory.
City dominated in the Cornaredo Stadium however were remarkably being held.
Kaela Lee Dickerman equalised against the run of play just before the break although they even took the lead and struck the woodwork.
Aoife Mannion restored City’s direct after 48 minutes from the penalty spot and the visitors took firm hands using a Pauline Bremer doublecheck.
Three more goals came on target, either side of a Janine Beckie attempt together using Caroline Weir in the final seven minutes.
Arsenal were also in fine goalscoring form in the Stadio Artemio Franchi, in which they were playing their very first fixture.
Vivianne Miedema started the scoring and put up Kim Little to double the lead.
Miedema pounced on a poor backpass to claim her next and Lisa Evans completed the scoring with a volley.
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