A degree away at Juventus will not be a nasty lead to any context, particularly with Arsenal remaining prime of a really aggressive UWCL group – that includes holders Lyon – after getting some extent in Turin.
Nonetheless, there will probably be a sense of disappointment after this 1-1 draw, as the probabilities the Gunners did not take have been large.
Stina Blackstenius had two large ones within the first half, clipping the woodwork with the primary earlier than being denied one-on-one for the second.
Blackstenius created an excellent alternative for Caitlin Foord earlier than the break, along with her inches away from changing the cross, and after the 2 sides exchanged blows within the second interval, Foord may have gained it late on however took a poor contact by way of on aim.
Accidents have rocked Arsenal in latest weeks and so they have been hit with extra large information on Tuesday after England star Beth Mead ruptured her ACL.
It means they have a really depleted bench in the meanwhile – one which featured two goalkeepers, two defenders, two younger Academy gamers, an out-of-favour Mana Iwabuchi and 5 fewer names than Juventus’ on Thursday.
Jonas Eidevall’s crew are in pole place in Group C however attending to the knockouts continues to be going to be an enormous activity, significantly with so many key gamers on the sidelines.
The Gunners will hope, then, that these missed possibilities in Turin will not come again to hang-out them.