Eidevall’s aces sweep Coventry aside to reach FA Cup semi-finals ahead of Wolfsburg clash

JONAS EIDEVALL greeted his goal-hungry Gunners after Arsenal ended Coventry’s hopes of an upset FA Cup quarter.

An opener by Stina Blackstenius was among the effort that saw the club finish 15thth Semi-final after a 4-0 demolition.

Arsenal are aiming for a league and FA Cup double this season


Arsenal are aiming for a league and FA Cup double this seasonPhoto credit: ©MI News & Sport Ltd

And it was the fourth win for the WSL giants ahead of the Champions League round of 16 Wolfsburg and former gunner Jill Roord.

the arsenal Chief, 39, said: “We’ve gotten used to scoring a lot of goals again which has been really nice for us.

“In this time after the international break, we’re almost an average of four goals per game.

“We’re in a good position in the league, we have to reach the quarter-finals in the Champions League.

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“And we’re just a game away from going back to Wembley. It’s a great position we’re in.”

On Blackstenius’ goal, Eidevall added: “The first goal is just a very good example of the work she’s going to do.

“You can see how incredibly hard she is working to get in a good position to attack the flank.

“It’s the consistency of that work that gets you a lot of goals as the number 9 and she’s very good at getting in the right positions all the time.”

A victory against one of the most successful teams in the top flight would have been a fairy tale for the Sky Blues

The team, managed by Jay Bradford, is struggling to stay in the championship after he was saved from liquidation.

It was almost forty minutes before their hosts broke their staunch resistance as Coventry asserted themselves in one of the greatest games in their history.

The visitors had a good shot at goal when Olivia Ferguson almost pinned a loose ball on the edge of the box in the 13th minuteth Minute.

but the WSL Leaders would not be denied.

And they broke the deadlock in the 39th minuteth Minute when Blackstenius went home after a cross from Nikita Parris.

Nikita Parris scored Arsenal's third goal in their 4-0 win over Coventry


Nikita Parris scored Arsenal’s third goal in their 4-0 win over CoventryPhoto credit: Getty

Arsenal doubled their lead in the second half with Beth Mead’s smashed shot from a Frida Maanum cross in the 59th minuteth Minute.

They scored two goals in four minutes, with McCabe finding Parris who netted from close range.

And Dutch star Vivianne Miedema secured victory with her 19th birthdayth Goal of the season, a fierce shot from 20 meters. Eidevall’s aces sweep Coventry aside to reach FA Cup semi-finals ahead of Wolfsburg clash


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