Arsenal and Bayern Munich are vying to get into the Champions League semi-finals, with the latter holding a slender 1-0 combination lead final week’s first leg.
Lea Schuller’s header was the one factor to separate the edges on the Allianz Area, with the Gunners hoping to welcome an honest crowd to north London after promoting virtually 20,000 tickets.
Arsenal responded to that defeat by thrashing Tottenham 5-1 in a WSL derby conflict and can take confidence from that even when that is clearly a a lot more durable recreation.
Bayern additionally had a big weekend because the first leg, profitable 1-0 towards Wolfsburg on Saturday because of a late Georgia Stanway penalty to overhaul their home rivals and go to the highest of the Bundesliga standings.
Lina Hurtig has been left of April’s Sweden squad and is a health doubt however might make the bench.
Steph Catley, Beth Mead and Vivianne Miedema are all out.
Jodie Taylor will not be eligible for this competitors after not being registered within the squad, however Victoria Pelova is pushing for a begin after a formidable north London derby efficiency. Manuela Zinsberger must also return in aim after being rested on the weekend.
Linda Dallmann and Giulia Gwinn are long-term absentees. Carolin Simon and Tainara are additionally unavailable right here, though all 4 will nonetheless make the journey to London to assist their teammates.
Franziska Kett and Glodis Perla Viggosdottir are each prone to lacking the following European match – whether or not this season or subsequent season – in the event that they decide up one other yellow card.
Bayern are eager to provide themselves some respiration area to make sure that, even when Arsenal do rating, they are going to nonetheless preserve an combination lead general – so anticipate them to begin quick.
The Gunners have coped admirably with out their two greatest attacking gamers, however these are the sort of video games the place Mead and Miedema would make the distinction. With out them, there comes a degree the place Jonas Eidevall’s staff attain an unlucky ceiling.