Juventus Women of all ages 1 – 1 Arsenal Women

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

The Gunners, lacking numerous players which includes hurt England ahead Beth Mead, fell at the rear of early in the next fifty percent when Lineth Beerensteyn slotted Juventus forward following a swift counter-attack.

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

Arsenal, who had been searching to extend their 100 per cent start off, stay leading of Team C, two points clear of Juventus and three of Lyon, who won 3- absent to Zurich.

Lineth Beerensteyn gave Juventus the lead on the counter-attack

The Gunners manufactured a optimistic get started, with Miedema foremost the attack as Mead is set for an prolonged spell out immediately after she ruptured an anterior cruciate ligament in Saturday’s Women’s Tremendous League defeat to Manchester United.

Stina Blackstenius was played through by Frida Maanum, but noticed her rising shot skim the major of the crossbar.

Juve goalkeeper Pauline Peyraud-Magnin, who used a few of seasons with the Gunners, then created a fine save following Swedish forward Blackstenius was sent distinct once again shortly just before the split. At the other end, Arianna Caruso place the ball wide in to start with-50 % stoppage time.

Arsenal pressed all over again early in the 2nd fifty percent as Australian Caitlin Foord tested Peyraud-Magnin ahead of 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 earlier Arsenal ‘keeper Manuela Zinsberger.

Arsenal responded to equalise just right after the hour when Miedema headed in from a corner. Miedema sent one more shot on the change in excess of and in the course of stoppage time virtually received Foord in on target, but the Juventus defence held out.

What’s upcoming?

Arsenal’s future recreation is the weekend following following when they host Everton on December 3 in the Women’s Super League, kick-off 2pm.

The Gunners’ subsequent Champions League game is the return group stage fixture towards Juventus at the Emirates Stadium, kick-off 8pm.