A Record Breaking 47,367 Fans Witnessed A 4-0 victory For Gunners Over North London Rivals Tottenham
The Emirates Stadium hosted another thrilling North London Derby battle, which saw an intimidating Red Army extend their lead at the top of the table.
Beth Mead opened the scoresheet in the fifth minute, with a double for Miedema each side of the break. This duo continued their success from last season, which saw 14 goals for Miedema and 11 for Mead.
New signing Rafaelle Souza headed home Mead’s corner, which created an unstoppable Gunner side.
An impressive 53,737 tickets were sold, which became obvious from the constant ‘Arsenal, Arsenal’ chants which fully immersed the crowd.
Spurs had a few attacking chances, however the solid back four for Arsenal soon shut them down, which placed minimal pressure on Manuela ZInsberger. This puts Spurs mid-table, with many matches still to play.
In Jordan Nobbs’ 150th WSL appearance there was an abundance of attacking play for the Red’s, in which their passion and desire formed an intimidating format against Tottenham.
Arsenal have not conceded in their last eight games.
The transfer window has been proven to be extremely successful for Arsenal, with Souza’s goal and Sweden forward Lina Hurtig bringing fresh legs to the pitch in the last third of the game, which has maintained the high tempo and performance when opponents appear to become drained.
This record breaking crowd attendance for the Women’s Super League, was Jonas Eidevall’s 10th consecutive league win- including games from the end of last season.
With another five games said to be at the main-stadium, will Arsenal be able to exceed the current record attendance from yesterday?