Arsenal’s hopes of reaching the Women’s Champions League group stage are in the balance after a late Ajax equaliser in Tuesday’s qualifier first leg.
Having fought back from a goal down, Arsenal conceded late on as Netherlands international Romee Leuchter scored a tap-in to level the tie at 2-2.
Substitute Katie McCabe then had a winning goal chalked off for offside.
Jonas Eidevall’s team must win in Amsterdam next week to guarantee a group stage place.
A draw would take the qualifier to extra time and potentially a penalty shootout.
Leuchter opened the scoring at Meadow Park for Ajax after 17 minutes before a Stina Blackstenius strike levelled the scores just six minutes later.
Blackstenius, who also scored in Friday’s 4-0 WSL victory against Brighton, scored with a volley after Rafaelle’s header rebounded off the crossbar and fell to the Swedish forward.
Following a scrappy first half for the…