The UEFA Women’s Champions League draw has been relatively kind to the Arsenal with the opponent Ajax Amsterdam.

BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 17: Kaylan Marckese of HB Koge and Lia Walti of Arsenal after the UEFA Women's Champions League group C match between Arsenal WFC and HB Koge at Meadow Park on November 17, 2021 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 17: Kaylan Marckese of HB Koge and Lia Walti of Arsenal after the UEFA Women’s Champions League group C match between Arsenal WFC and HB Koge at Meadow Park on November 17, 2021 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

The Dutch team got through Round 1, beating Kristianstads DFF from Sweden and Eintracht Frankfurt from Germany.

Full credit to them as they were the underdogs in both games.

They have a squad full of current and up-and-coming Dutch international players that featured at the Euros last Summer, like Lize Kop, Lisa Doorn, the Netherlands captain Sherida Spitse, Nikita Tromp, Romee Leuchter and the playmaker/winger Victoria Pelova, who has said she is interested in playing the WSL.

The full draw is as below

Champions League Round 2 draw

Champions League – League path

  • Arsenal (ENG) vs Ajax (NED)
  • Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) vs Häcken (SWE)
  • Real Sociedad (ESP) vs Bayern München (GER)
  • Rosenborg (NOR) vs Real Madrid (ESP)
  • Sparta Praha (CZE) vs Roma (ITA)

Champions League – Champions path

  • Vorskla-Kharkiv-2 (UKR) vs Vllaznia (ALB)
  • SFK 2000 Sarajevo (BIH) vs Zürich (SUI)
  • Rangers (SCO) vs Benfica (POR)
  • KuPS Kuopio (FIN) vs St. Pölten (AUT)
  • Valur (ISL) vs Slavia Praha (CZE)
  • Brann (NOR) vs Rosengård (SWE)
  • HB Køge (DEN) vs Juventus (ITA)

Arsenal will be at home on 20 September at Meadow Park and the away leg will take place on 28 Sep in Amsterdam.

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