Roord and Miedema on shot for Arsenal at competition start

Jill Roord and Vivianne Miedema immediately gave their business card at the start of the English women’s competition. The Dutch National Team scored five hits on behalf of Arsenal in the game with Reading: 6-1.

After Kim Little’s opening goal, it was the turn of the Dutch. Roord provided a hat-trick and Miedema scored two goals. In injury time Danielle Carter saved the honour on behalf of the visitors.

Roord and Miedema, last season’s Player of the Year in the Premier League, were in line for the entire game. Daniรซlle van de Donk collapsed in the second half.