WSL: Arsenal Ladies beat Liverpool Ladies 5-Zero as Vivianne Miedema stars
Vivianne Miedema scored a hat-trick as Arsenal Ladies started the brand new Ladies’s Tremendous League season with a 5-Zero thrashing of Liverpool Ladies.
The Netherlands worldwide striker tucked residence Katie McCabe’s cross from six yards to offer Arsenal the lead.
She then arrange Lisa Evans to fireplace within the second and was once more the architect for Kim Little to fit within the third.
Miedema scuffed within the fourth earlier than half-time and accomplished her treble by driving in from a free-kick late on.
It was the primary hat-trick scored by an Arsenal participant within the WSL since Gunners and England legend Kelly Smith in September 2014.
Liverpool briefly threatened to get again into the competition at 2-Zero down however Christie Murray’s fierce 20-yard drive was brilliantly tipped over the bar by goalkeeper Pauline Peyraud-Magnin.
However Arsenal may have additionally scored additional objectives, with Miedema the primary risk as she twice noticed efforts deflected over the bar, whereas Jordan Nobbs fired throughout the face of aim.