When Arsenal began their 2020-21 women’s FA Cup campaign in April Jonas Eidevall was in charge of FC Rosengard in the Swedish top flight.
Five months on, it is a new season and Eidevall is the new Arsenal manager. But it is the same FA Cup — and Arsenal are one game from Wembley, having swept into the semi-finals of a tournament carried over from last season because of the pandemic.
The clash of the only two sides in the Women’s Super League to take maximum points from their opening three league fixtures, was a north London derby in name rather than nature. Tottenham struggled to get close enough to their opponents to make it an encounter of any intensity.
They took an early lead,