Vivianne Miedema scored her third goal in as many games to help us defeat Juventus at Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night.
Speaking after the game, Miedema noticed similarities to our last meeting with the Italian champions but was glad to take home three points this time around.
"We're obviously happy with the three points. I think it was quite similar to the game we played in Turin last week. We went ahead one-nil, but Juventus turned it around in the second half again. They had a bit more of the ball but I mean, we're just quite happy that we actually got the three points because we just need to win one more game and then we're through."
Reflecting specifically on her improved form in front of goal, our Dutch forward said: "It's just easier again. I got on the ball a lot more today, which obviously really helps as well. I'm just happy that I can help the team in this way but I would actually like it if we score a couple more goals, so we finish the games off a bit earlier."
Since returning from a leave of absence in November, Miedema has looked like a reinvigorated player on the pitch, hungry for every ball: "I think you can see it in my game now."
"I really needed it. You could see in my game before and I'm just really happy that I've had my break. Three more games now until the Christmas break and we just need to keep winning."
With another three points secured, our Gunners now look to close out the calendar year on a high.
"We've got Aston Villa at the weekend which is the main focus for now," Miedema said. "But we want to be first in our Champions League group. We want to beat Lyon here at the Emirates as well. We did it last time. They're going to be a completely different side, obviously, but we just need to regroup, try and keep everyone fit, and go again."
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