Katie McCabe and Arsenal in song as Champions League round of 16 almost wait
IRISH CAPTAIN Katie McCabe has been fired for Arsenal this season and maintained that impressive form as Arsenal won 3-0 in the win over HB Koge. The victory leaves Arsenal a touching distance from reaching the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Goals from Caitlin Foord, Lotte Wubben-Moy and Vivianne Miedema made the difference for the north London club.
The victory leaves the Gunners at nine points after four games, six ahead of German team Hoffenheim with two to play. Arsenal also have a much better goal difference.
Foord put Arsenal ahead when she came into the box and scored a cross from Beth Mead.
Mead, who nearly turned the converter a few minutes later when his cool finish was marked for offside.
McCabe was replaced by Steph Catley in the 62nd minute.
The Irish captain was part of a triple replacement for boss Jonas Eidevall, with Frida Manuum replacing Jennifer Beattie and Miedema replacing Nikita Parris.
The Gunners have scored twice in the last 10 minutes with the Miedema sub killing the game before Wubben-Moy headed for the second in the 83rd minute when she propelled Mead’s corner at home.
A triple change of @Eidevall…
1-0 (62) | @UWCL ??
– Arsenal Women (@ArsenalWFC) November 17, 2021
Director Jonas Eidevall spoke with Arseblog News about the victory
âToday we grew in the game and positioned ourselves a little smarter as the game progressed and that gave them fewer opportunities. But they still created a good second opportunity. period when Lydia has to make a good save. When you’re leading only 1-0 you can’t relax, so it was really good to score the second goal and make the job easier. “
The Gunners are second in Group C, three points behind Barcelona.