The Arsenal women’s soccer team made history twice on Saturday. ÖFB goalkeeper Manuela Zinsberger and Laura Wenrother preserved a 4-0 north London derby win over Tottenham in the Women’s Premier League for their eighth straight clean sheet, something no team had previously managed. 47,367 fans at the Emirates Stadium also set a new record for women’s attendance at the English Senate.
The organizers were expecting a better backdrop. 53,737 tickets were sold in advance, and not all of them showed up for the game. However, the previous record of 38,262 fans who came to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for the same fencing in 2019 was surpassed by the goals of Beth Mead (40), Vivianne Miedema (44′, 67′) and Rafaelle Souza (54′), he secured Fans for their money’s worth.
In the back, 26-year-old Zinsberger once again kept her trunk clean. Right-back Winrother, who slipped into the starting line-up compared to the Champions League qualifiers, was also playing for full distance. For Arsenal, this was their 10th consecutive league win. The goal difference is 39:2. In 2022/23, the league leaders also won the second game 4-0.
“We played really well and the fans gave us incredible energy. I hope this is just the beginning,” said Mead. Your team also gained self-confidence for the second leg in Ajax Amsterdam on Wednesday, as there is still a lot of work left after the 2-2 first leg in the fight for a place in the “First Division” group stage. .
In the German Bundesliga, 1899 Hoffenheim narrowly missed a surprise upset against German champions Wolfsburg. After a direct corner goal from ÖFB’s Katarina Nashinweng (14), the hosts defended in front of 7,109 spectators at the PreZero Arena for a long time before the table leaders turned the game over with a double-kick at the end. Substituting ÖFB strikers Julia Heckelsberger-Fuller (from 61st place) and Nicole Bella (from 67th place) missed a chance to equalise.
“General writer. Twitter fanatic. Award-winning alcohol practitioner. Pop culture guru.”