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A gruelling 120 minutes followed by penalties is tough on any team, but for Arsenal, who have a seven-a-side team’s worth of top international talent injured, their squad is being stretched beyond its limits.
“It’s almost comical how much has gone against us in terms of injuries this season,” said a deflated Leah Williamson, one of two Arsenal players to miss from the spot in their shootout defeat by Manchester City in the Continental League Cup final on Saturday. “It’s hard to take going that far with no reward. Maybe that was all we deserved from the game in the end: a shot at penalties,” added the 21-year-old.
Source: Football News
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