LEICESTER. Arsenal conquers Leicester 4-0 after playing a incredible match. F. Maanum (13′), C. Foord (22′), S. Catley (37′) and S. Blackstenius (48′). Arsenal was decisively superior in terms of ball possession (63%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the King Power Stadium stadium in Leicester on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Amy Fearn. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.9 degrees Celsius or 51.55 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 92%.
Arsenal was in firm control of the ball 63% while Leicester was struggling with a 37% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Arsenal was more pushing with 49 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Arsenal won the encounter.
Leicester shot 4 times, 3 on target, 1 off target. Talking about the opposition, Arsenal shot 15 times, 8 on target, 7 off target.
Leicester received 1 yellow card (C. Bott). Regarding the opposition, Arsenal didn’t receive any yellow card.
In the next match in the Women’s Super League, Leicester will play away against Brighton W on the 28th of May with a 1-1 head to head statistic.
Arsenal will host Aston Villa W on the 28th of May with a 3-0 head to head record in favor of Arsenal (1 draw).
Leicester – Formation
The manager Willie Kirk decided to play with the following team: Kirstie Levell, Sophie Howard, Demi Vance, Jemma Elizabeth Purfield, Catherine Joan Bott, Ashleigh Plumptre, Abbie McManus, Samantha Tierney, Erin Simon, Aileen Whelan and Natasha Jane Flint.
The home team had on the bench: Shannon O’Brien, Missy Goodwin, Ellen Jones, Demi Lambourne, Connie Scofield, Molly Pike, Carrie Jones, Georgia Brougham and Ava Baker.
Leicester made 4 changes: A. McManus for M. Pike (62′), N. Flint for S. O’Brien (69′), E. Simon for C. Jones (69′) and J. Purfield for M. Goodwin (70′).
Arsenal – Formation
Jonas Eidevall played with: Manuela Zinsberger, Steph Catley, Laura Wienroither, Carlotte Wubben-Moy, Jordan Nobbs, Lia Wälti, Frida Leonhardsen Maanum, Caitlin Foord, Katie McCabe, Bethany Mead and Stina Blackstenius.
They had on the bench: Kaylan Marckese, Lina Hurtig, Michelle Agyemang, Mana Iwabuchi, Jennifer Beattie, Naomi Williams, Katie Reid, Noelle Maritz and Maddy Earl.
Arsenal made 5 changes: C. Foord for L. Hurtig (67′), L. Wienroither for N. Maritz (67′), J. Nobbs for M. Iwabuchi (68′), L. Hurtig for M. Agyemang (77′) and S. Blackstenius for J. Beattie (82′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Women’s Super League.