English Women’s Championship begins with record attendance at Arsenal’s game against Liverpool

The English Women’s Championship kicked off on Sunday morning in London and set an attendance record in the competition’s history: 54,115 watched Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat to Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium.

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Thus, the brand represents 90% of the stadium’s capacity, of 60,704 fans. As a result, Arsenal now have four of the five best audiences in the English Women’s Championship. Namely, the previous record, achieved in the great classic Arsenal x Tottenham in September last year, was 47,367 fans, also at the Emirates.

The mass presence of the public was a show of support for the Arsenal women’s team after their surprising elimination in the preliminary round of the Women’s Champions League against Paris FC, on penalties.

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However, even with the stands full, Arsenal once again played a poor game and disappointed their fans. Three minutes into the second half, Miriael Taylor received a low cross from Missy Kearns and scored Liverpol’s winning goal.

On the other hand, in another game with a good attendance, the current champion of the women’s league Chelsea, debuted with a home victory over Tottenham: 2-1.

American Mia Fishel, a debutant at the London club, opened the scoring in the 28th minute of the match. first time. Lauren James expanded in the final stage, and Martha Thomas scored the Spurs goal.

Also, Manchester United beat Aston Villa 2-1, away from home. Rachel Daly opened the scoring in the second half, but United turned it around with goals from Spaniard Lucía Garcia, in the 34th minute, and Rachel Williams, in stoppage time.

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