Vivianne Miedema has turn into the WSL all-time main scorer, after bagging a hat-trick in Arsenal’s crushing 6-1 win over north London rivals Tottenham.
Miedema signed for the Gunners again in 2017 and has not stopped scoring since. She began up entrance for her aspect in Sunday’s derby and helped put Spurs to the sword.
Katie McCabe acquired Arsenal off to the proper begin, netting inside 4 minutes earlier than Miedema scored her first of the sport simply three minutes later. Caitlin Foord then transformed within the 15th minute. Miedema added two extra objectives within the first half and Foord then grabbed one other after the break.
The 24-year-old has now netted 52 instances in 50 WSL appearances at an astounding charge of 83-minutes per aim (by way of BBC Sport).
Her derby day hat-trick noticed her overtake Manchester Metropolis winger Nikita Parris on the prime of the all-time scoring charts, the most recent in an extended line of profession accolades. Miedema’s advantageous performances final season noticed her awarded the Soccer Writers’ Affiliation Participant of the 12 months award and the earlier marketing campaign she received the PFA Ladies’s Gamers’ Participant of the 12 months.
She can be the Netherlands all-time main scorer with 69 objectives in 89 appearances and has already received league titles in each Germany, for Bayern Munich, and England.
By way of the WSL aim document, there are a number of rivals who might overtake her throughout the present marketing campaign. Manchester Metropolis and England striker Ellen White is presently on 48 objectives however has solely netted as soon as up to now this season. In the meantime, Miedema’s Arsenal teammate Jordan Nobbs has 44 to her title.
Chelsea ahead Beth England is one other contender. She presently sits on 42 objectives however didn’t begin in her aspect’s 3-1 victory over Metropolis on Sunday.