Women’s Champions League recap and highlights: Arsenal stay on top, Barcelona stay clean, Lyon and Benfica win | UEFA Women’s Champions League

Vivianne Miedema returned in goal to keep Arsenal atop Group C of the UEFA Women’s Champions League with a draw against Juventus, while holders Lyon secured a first win, Barcelona perfected in front of another record-breaking crowd at the Camp Nou and Benfica black met .

UEFA.com rounds up all the action.

Schedules and Results

Click on any score to recap all the action as it happened and see the highlights from midnight BST.

Group C

Vivianne Miedema’s header kept Arsenal at the top of the group as Joe Montemurro’s Juventus ended their former club’s perfect start. The visitors were better in the first half but Stina Blackstenius fired a shot off the bar and another was saved by former Arsenal goalkeeper Pauline Peyraud-Magnin before Arianna Caruso headed in at the other end.

Lotte Wubben-Moy had cleared a header off the line early in the second half but Juventus took the lead when Cristiana Girelli came on for Lineth Beerensteyn who ran through to score. Miedema restored the equalizer shortly after when she nodded in Frida Maanum’s corner and Arsenal remain two points ahead of Juve.

Highlights: Juventus 1-1 Arsenal

Signe Bruun scored twice as defending champions Lyon clinched their first win of the season, just a point behind Juventus. Melvine Malard scored the opener early on, who nodded into Eugénie Le Sommer’s corner from close range.

Malard then got the finishing touches on a low cross from Le Sommer which Bruun put in for her and grabbed a second assist after the break when she led Janice Cayman’s delivery for Bruun to add her second of the evening and Zürich still without a point to leave.

Highlights: Zurich 0-3 Lyon

December 7: Lyon – Zurich, Arsenal – Juventus

Group D

With a record crowd of 46,967 in the group stage at the Camp Nou, Barcelona were able to maintain their perfect record while ending Bayern’s. However, Jonatan Giráldez’s side had to be patient as the visitors were frustrated in the first half, causing problems on the break.

The second third was a different story, however, the turning point came when Geyse nodded two minutes into the restart. Aitana Bonmatí added a second after the hour mark, but the best was saved for last when Clàudia Pina pulled off a stunning curl from 25 yards.

Highlights: Barcelona 3-0 Bayern

Cloé Lacasse’s first-half goal gave Benfica their first win of the group stage. Lacasse’s first shot from the corner of the box was blocked by Gudrún Arnardóttir, but the Canadian managed to deflect her follow-up effort into the far corner. The result sets the home side apart from Rosengård, who remain without a point.

2 minutes EN Highlights: Benfica Rosengård 1-0

December 7: Rosengård – Benfica, Bayern – Barcelona


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