Arsenal topped their Continental Cup group with a resounding win over Watford.
On a cold and wet evening at Gaywood Park, Arsenal run rampant over Watford in the second half to take themselves one step closer to qualification for the next round.
It took just 15 minutes for Arsenal to take the lead. Jodie Taylor tapped in Emma Mitchell’s cross from close range.
That goal was the only goal of the half, but any hope Watford had of mounting a comeback was extinguished by Dan Carter.
The forward came in at the back post to meet Lisa Evans’ cross and double Arsenal’s lead.
What a result! We strike six past @watfordladies, with Taylor, Mitchell, Carter, Janssen and Van de Donk all on the scoresheet 🙌👏 #COYG
🐝0-6 🔴 (FT) pic.twitter.com/oCDtiho3ET
— Arsenal Women (@ArsenalWFC) November 16, 2017
Mitchell then got on the score sheet herself with a smart turn and strike with an hour gone.
The scoreline grew incredibly one-sided with three quick goals. In the 75th minute, Dominique Janssen got up to flick in a corner with an excellent header. A minute later, her Dutch teammate Danielle Van de Donk added a fifth with a lob from close range.
The sixth and final goal was added by Jodie Taylor in the 78th minute.
The win puts Arsenal top of their group, although Reading do have a game in hand.
Feature image credit: Arsenal Women’s Twitter.