By Rebecca James at Olympic Stadium La Cartuja
Natalia scored twice as Arsenal Ladies beat Bayern Munich Ladies 3-1 in the final game of their pre-season tour of Spain.
Jordan Nobbs opened the scoring with an incredible long-range effort before Sara Dabritz equalised after the break.
Natalia was then on target twice to restore Arsenal’s lead and secure the victory.
Setting the Scene
New signings Fara Williams and Danielle Van de Donk started in midfield next to Nobbs, while Katie McCabe was named on the bench.
Sari Van Veenendaal was given the nod in goal while Jemma Rose and Dominique Janssen were also included in the starting XI.
The Gunners were ahead after six minutes when Nobbs hit the top corner with a stunning 30-yard strike.
On the brink of half-time, Bayern Munich captain Melanie Behringer curled a free-kick from outside the box, but Sari Van Veneendal managed to save it.
The German side levelled the scores in the 50th minute when Dabritz tapped the ball past substitute Emma Byrne.
On the hour mark, Danielle Carter passed the ball through to Natalia, who found the back of the net with ease just five minutes after she had replaced Emma Mitchell.
With just over 10 minutes to go, Natalia made it on to the scoresheet again when her chip from the edge of the box hit the crossbar and bounced into the back of the net.
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