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Tokyo 2020: Miedema scores twice against Brazil

Saturday played host to matchday two of the women's football tournament at Tokyo 2020 - and we had a number of Gunners in action.

Scroll down to find out how they got on:

Steph Catley and Caitlin Foord both started as Australia fell to a 4-2 defeat to Group C high-flyers Sweden. Lydia Williams was named on the bench.

Fridolina Rolfo got Sweden off to a fast start inside 20 minutes, before Chelsea's Sam Kerr struck either side of half-time to turn the tie on its head. But Sweden rediscovered their groove just shy of the hour mark, with Lina Hurtig levelling before Rolfo and Stina Blackstenius put the game beyond any doubt. 

Defeat sees the Matildas remain in second place. Australia's final Group C game comes against the United States on Tuesday, kicking off at 9am (UK). 

In Group A, Kim Little was named captain while Leah Williamson and Nikita Parris also started, as Team GB staged a dramatic win over Japan. Mana Iwabuchi came off the bench for the hosts with 10 minutes to go.

Williamson made her competition debut alongside Steph Houghton at centre back, while Parris started in an exciting front line. After a goalless first half, it was former Gunner Ellen White who made the difference once more, heading home from Lucy Bronze's cross to preserve her side's 100 per cent record in Japan.

The  victory means Team GB qualify for the knock-out stage of the competition ahead of their final group-stage clash against Canada on Tuesday at 12pm (UK).

And finally, Vivianne Miedema was at her goalscoring best yet again, with her brace helping Netherlands secure a point against Brazil. 

It took our striker just three minutes to notch her fifth of the competition, turning away from her marker before rifling into the bottom corner. And after Debinha had equalised on the quarter-hour mark, Miedema was alert once again to grab her second of the game and sixth of the tournament. 

Marta then equalised from the penalty spot, with Ludmila adding a third for Brazil, but former Gunner Dominique Janssen struck with 11 minutes remaining to secure a draw for the Oranje.

Despite the draw, Netherlands still sit top of Group B on goal difference, ahead of their final match against China on Tuesday at 12.30pm (UK).

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