Arsenal won 4-2 on penalties.

Arsenal's first game was against the hosts Stabaek on Friday evening and Jennifer Beattie's glancing header gave the Gunners the lead in the 12th minute.

Arsenal Ladies

1
Byrne
2
Houghton
3
Tracy 45
4
Fahey
5
Beattie Goal!
6
Ludlow Yellow Card
7
Grant
8
Nobbs
9
Kirsty Linnett 45
10
Yankey
11
White 60

Substitutes

12
Flaherty 45
13
Bruton 60 Yellow Card
14
Little 45

Stabaek

1
Hjelmseth
2
Hauge
3
Grønli
4
Pedersen
5
Bakke
6
Fosse Sæthre
7
Skaug Goal!
8
Graham Hansen
9
Klaveness
10
Enget
11
Wiik

The Norwegian League leaders fought back and levelled in the 32nd minute through Skaug and despite an end to end second half, the match had to be decided on penalties. Arsenal won through to the final, 4-2 on spot-kicks.

Arsenal Ladies

1
Byrne
2
Houghton
3
Tracy 45
4
Fahey
5
Beattie Goal!
6
Ludlow Yellow Card
7
Grant
8
Nobbs
9
Kirsty Linnett 45
10
Yankey
11
White 60

Substitutes

12
Flaherty 45
13
Bruton 60 Yellow Card
14
Little 45

Stabaek

1
Hjelmseth
2
Hauge
3
Grønli
4
Pedersen
5
Bakke
6
Fosse Sæthre
7
Skaug Goal!
8
Graham Hansen
9
Klaveness
10
Enget
11
Wiik
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