Arsenal have been drawn with FC Okzhetpes in the primary qualifying spherical for the UEFA Women’s Champions League. Both sids are in the League Path, the place qualifying consists of 4 mini-tournaments with a semi-final, third-place match, and closing. Arsenal will play Okzhetpes in the “semi-final” on August 18. According to stories, the mini-tournament will happen in Moscow. Okzhetpes are presently third in their championship, having been perennial runners-up in the six staff league.
If Arsenal win, they may play the winner of PSV Eindhoven vs Lokomotiv Moscow in the ultimate of the event, which might be on August 21. The winner then progresses to the second spherical of qualifying, which is a conventional two-legged playoff, the place Arsenal will probably be unseeded, and will draw both powerhouses Lyon or Wolfsburg, or Slavia Prague or Rosengård. The winner of the play-off qualifies for the group stage of the Champions League.
Arsenal ought to be favourites to qualify from the primary spherical, although qualification will probably be made tough by the Olympics. Arsenal have 9 gamers at this summer time’s Olympic Games (Mana Iwabuchi, Caitlin Foord, Steph Catley, Lydia Williams, Leah Williamson, Lotte Wubben-Moy, Kim Little, Nikita Parris, and Vivianne Miedema), which doesn’t conclude till August 6.
All matches of this season and subsequent season’s Women’s Champions League will probably be ready to be streamed on YouTube, after DAZN secured the rights for the subsequent 4 seasons in a document deal.