Man Utd lose to Chelsea, Man City put seven past Aston Villa – Women’s Super League round-up

Chelsea moved high of the Women’s Super League with a 2-1 win in opposition to Manchester United, who drop to second.

United had led the way in which at the beginning of play however suffered a primary defeat of the marketing campaign as targets from Pernille Harder and Fran Kirby earned the Blues victory.

Harder put Chelsea in entrance on the half-hour mark from shut vary earlier than United equalised within the 61st minute when Lauren James performed a one-two with Ella Ann Toone after which curled a pleasant effort into the online from the fringe of the

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Kirby hit the winner 4 minutes later, getting on the tip of an extended, looping clearance from goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger to calmly slot dwelling.

Manchester City's Jill Scott celebrates scoring her facet's second purpose in opposition to Aston Villa

Lauren Hemp scored twice and arrange one other two as Manchester City beat Aston Villa 7-0.

Further targets from Jill Scott, Georgia Stanway, Ellen White, Chloe Kelly and an personal purpose from Natalie Haigh added to Hemp’s first-half double.

The hosts began brightly, opening the scoring inside two minutes when Kelly slid the ball throughout to Hemp for the primary purpose.

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Lucy Bronze then created two targets in fast succession, firstly choosing out Scott for a header within the field after which placing Stanway in on purpose to end nicely.

City scored three targets in seven minutes to finish the primary half via Hemp, Haigh’s personal purpose and White, with Kelly deservedly getting on the scoresheet late within the second half.

The win sees the hosts maintain the stress on the opposite title contenders, whereas Aston Villa discover themselves simply 4 factors off the underside of the desk.

Izzy Christiansen helped Everton to an enormous win on Sunday

Izzy Christiansen bagged a brace as Everton recorded their first Women’s Super League win in six video games with a 4-0 victory over backside membership Bristol City.

The Blues made the right begin to their first sport of 2021 and Nicoline Sorensen’s low cross was was the online by Christiansen simply 4 minutes into the sport.

The guests, but to style victory this season, held agency till the thirty eighth minute when Benedicte Haaland fumbled a cross from the left and Simone Magill was left with a easy faucet-in to double the benefit.

Christiansen successfully put the sport to mattress within the 57th minute when she acquired on the tip of a cross from Lucy Graham and a Megan Finnigan header wrapped it up for the Toffees six minutes later.

Third-placed Arsenal had to accept a 1-1 draw in opposition to Reading.

The Royals went forward inside 5 minutes when former Gunner Emma Mitchell whipped a free-kick into the field and Lauren Bruton turned dwelling.

The Gunners clawed themselves again into the sport in opposition to the run of play on 39 minutes, nevertheless. Jill Roord’s header was nicely saved by Grace Maloney, however she may solely parry the ball into Vivianne Miedema’s path and the WSL main
scorer tapped dwelling from two yards.

Lucy Quinn’s first-half purpose earned Tottenham a 1-0 victory as Olli Harder made a shedding begin to life as West Ham boss.

Brighton‘s winless run was prolonged to 4 video games as they performed out a 0-0 draw with Birmingham.

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