Arsenal Ladies are through to the Champions League Semi-Finals after drawing 2-2 with Linkoping on Wednesday and progressing on away goals.



Laura Harvey’s team twice came from behind in Sweden thanks to Rachel Yankey and a late Katie Chapman strike to book a glamour tie against French side Lyon.

The Quarter-Final was finely poised after Ellen White’s stunning half volley cancelled out Linda Sällström’s first-half opener at Boreham Wood in the first leg last Thursday.



Sällström was again Arsenal’s scourge when she put Linkoping ahead after just 16 minutes in Kopparvallen.



Yankey equalised five minutes before half time to regain parity, on the night and in the tie, but Kosovare Asllani restored the Swedes' advantage in the 57th minute.



Arsenal were heading out of the competition until Chapman, the saviour against Rayo Vallecano in the last round, popped up with a long-range effort 11 minutes from time to book the Gunners a Semi-Final spot.

Arsenal Ladies

1
Byrne
2
Houghton
3
Nobbs 80
4
White (C)
5
White 90
6
Carter 65
7
Yankey Goal! Yellow Card
8
Beattie
9
Chapman Goal!
10
Fahey Yellow Card
11
Little

Substitutes

12
Brooke Nunn
13
Spencer
14
Fleeting 65
15
Coombs 90
16
Tracy
17
Bruton
18
Grant 80

Linkoping

1
Sofia Lundgren
2
Charlotte Rohlin
3
Louise Fors 46
4
Jessica Samuelsson
5
Nora Holstad-Berge
6
Tilda Heimersson
7
Ingrid Schjelderup
8
Linda Sallstrom Goal!
9
Petra Larsson
10
Kathryn Gill
11
Maja Krantz 87

Substitutes

12
Jonna Andersson 87
13
Elisabet Klinga
14
Kosovare Asllani 46 Goal!
15
Michaela Johnsson
16
Tine Cederkvist
17
Elin Borg
18
Ida Brännström
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