Arsenal Women warmed up for the brand new Women’s Super League season with a 2-1 victory over champions Chelsea.
Both sides have been lacking a few of their star names attributable to their commitments on the Olympics, nevertheless it proved to be a great exercise in entrance of an ever-constructing crowd on the Emirates Stadium.
After a wonderful begin, the Gunners, who have been led by new boss Jonas Eidevall, took the lead by means of Katie McCabe’s glorious end (28).
Arsenal, who have been compelled to switch captain Jordan Nobbs early in the second half attributable to a nasty-trying ankle harm, have been the sharper side for a lot of the afternoon and seemed on the right track for victory till Reanna Blades’ strike introduced Chelsea stage in the eightieth minute.
But Eidevall’s side responded simply two minutes later as Freya Jupp’s late strike secured Arsenal’s victory.
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