All 9 of Arsenal’s Olympians had been in motion on match day 4 at Tokyo2020 as the ladies’s soccer event entered the quarter-final stage. Here is a round-up of how all of them acquired on.
Team GB 3 – Australia 4 (AET) (Kashima)Leah Williamson and Kim Little began for Team GB, whereas Steph Catley and Caitlin Foord began for Australia in Kashima. Lydia Williams was on the bench for the Matildas whereas Nikita Parris got here on within the second half for Team GB. Ellen White’s hat-trick couldn’t cease Team GB from bowing out of the event as a brace from Sam Kerr and targets from Mary Fowler and Alana Kennedy put the Matildas by way of to the semi-finals, the place they’ll play Sweden on Monday.
Sweden 3 – 1 Japan (Saitama)Mana Iwabuchi began for hosts Japan in opposition to Sweden however was powerless to stop the Swedes from progressing to the semi-final. Magdalena Eriksson gave Sweden an early lead earlier than Tanaka’s equaliser. Second half targets from Stina Blackstenius and Kosavore Asllani gave Sweden the victory. Iwabuchi joins Williamson, Wubben-Moy, Parris and Little in exiting the event.
Netherlands 2 – 2 USA AET (Yokohama)USA win 4-2 on penalties.Vivianne Miedema scored twice for Netherlands in opposition to USA, giving them an early first half lead, which was traversed by targets from Sam Mewis and Lynn Williams, earlier than Miedema equalised within the second half. Unfortunately, Miedema was one in all two Dutch gamers to overlook within the subsequent shootout, with Lieke Martens additionally having a spot kick saved throughout the match. Miedema leaves the event with ten targets scored, the document for targets scored in a single Olympic event previous to this was six. This match was additionally Miedema’s a centesimal cap for her nation.

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This means Arsenal’s Australians are the final gamers standing at Tokyo 2020. It is just not but clear whether or not the others might be out there for Arsenal’s Champions League qualifiers in Moscow on August 18th and twenty first however Arseblog News plans to ask coach Jonas Eidevall on Sunday.


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