Arsenal ease to 5-1 victory over Danish side HB Koge

Arsenal stormed to a 5-1 thrashing of HB Koge within the group levels of the Women’s Champions League in Denmark.Jonas Eidevall’s side carried their spectacular home type from the Women’s Super League, wherein they’ve but to drop some extent, into the Champions League to present that their 5-0 defeat to Barcelona final month was little greater than a blip.Despite making six adjustments, Arsenal dominated from the outset and have been awarded a penalty within the fifteenth minute however Nikita Parris missed the chance to give the Gunners an early benefit.Nikita Parris missed a penalty however struck within the second half (Claus Bech/Ritzau Scanpix/AP) Arsenal didn’t have to wait lengthy although, taking the lead within the twenty eighth minute thanks to a curled free-kick from Stephanie Catley because the Australian lifted it over the wall and in off the bar, out of the attain of Koge goalkeeper Kaylan Marckese.The Gunners kicked on after the half-time break and Parris made up for her earlier penalty miss simply after the hour mark, latching on to a Catley shot to flip and drive residence.Caitlin Foord headed in her side’s third lower than 10 minutes later, after Jordan Nobbs’ effort rebounded off the bar.However in opposition to the run of play Koge pulled one again as Arsenal made various defensive errors earlier than Madalyn Pokorny slotted the ball into the purpose.It would show to be little greater than a comfort purpose. Arsenal added two extra within the last 5 minutes to inflict a heavy defeat on the Danish side, with Anna Patten clipping the ball into the highest nook earlier than Nobbs rounded off the scoring with a low drive.Arsenal stay three factors adrift of Barcelona, who eased to a 4-0 win over Hoffenheim.

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