Vic Akers' side face Umea IK at Boreham wood on Thursday night in the first leg of their Uefa Women's Cup Quarter Final. The Ladies beat the Swedish champions in the final two seasons ago but were dumped out by Lyon at this stage last season.

Akers spoke to Arsenal TV Online about putting last season's disappointment behind them as they bid to reclaim their European crown. He discussed:

  • beating Umea IK in that historic final
  • taking positives from the victory
  • the disappointment of last season's Uefa Women's cup exit
  • his side's excellent domestic form
  • the need to take an advantage over to Sweden
  • his side's tactics
  • scoring goals in Europe

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