Arsenal through despite Lyon loss but wait anxiously on Miedema injury

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Arsenal’s progression to the quarter-finals of the Champions League was marred by a serious injury to the WSL record goalscorer, Vivianne Miedema. The Dutch forward, who has scored four goals in four games since returning from a coordinated rest between her national team and club, crumbled to the ground and left the pitch in tears on a stretcher, with her knee the culprit.

Arsenal are through to the knockout stage as second-place Lyon play third-place Juventus next week. The Gunners, meanwhile, can secure top spot with a win over Zurich as they have a better head-to-head goal difference over Lyon, who are level on 10 points with Arsenal going into the final round of games.

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Written by Suzanne Wrack
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/dec/15/arsenal-through-despite-lyon-loss-but-wait-anxiously-on-miedema-injury under the title “Arsenal through despite Lyon loss but wait anxiously on Miedema injury”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.