WSL Roundup: Man Utd Hold Champions, Arsenal Rout Reading, Villa Make Top Flight Bow

Arsenal laid bare their WSL title ambitions with an emphatic 6-1 victory over Reading on Sunday, while Chelsea’s title defense began with a solitary point when Leah Galton’s late strike earned Manchester United the spoils. Got a share of

It’s been a few months without any WSL action, but Manchester City’s routine win over Aston Villa on Saturday gave us a taste of what’s to come, and Sunday’s action burst into life right off the bat. went.

Watched the opening game of the day weapon Set a terrific pace. Joe Montemorrow’s side had their title challenge cut short by last term’s lockout, but showed no signs of tarnishing as they put on Study Swordsman Kim Little got the party started, before Dutch duo Kim Roward and Vivian Medema put on a show.

That pass from Leah. At least that’s over. ?

Can we see this goal again and again?

— Arsenal Women (@ArsenalWFC) September 6, 2020

A hat-trick for Roord and a brace for Miedema preceded the late Daniel Carter’s consolation, and installed the Gunners as early leaders of the division.

They are following closely. EvertonHowever, the Joes were as impressive as they traveled. City of Bristol. Looking to improve on last season’s mid-table mediocrity, the Blues scored four goals against their hosts, with Lucy Graham grabbing a brace. The 23-year-old would have written himself back into Scotland contention, tapping in at the back post before converting a penalty to put the game to bed.

Just a casual back-heel help, Lucy Graham! ?

Cooly finished by @SimoneMagill? #BarclaysFAWSL #BRIEVE

— Barclays FA Women’s Super League (@BarclaysFAWSL) September 6, 2020

Megan Connolly scored a brilliant looping strike. Brighton Clear on one side Birmingham With a two-minute double salvo on the hour mark, while encouragement Denied three points against. West Ham By an Adriana Levine equalizer.

The weekend’s showpiece game came to Lee Sports Village, where the emerging Manchester United Put last season’s champions in a credible position.

? @ManUtdWomen equalize against the holders!

Can any team claim all three points? #BarclaysFAWSL #MUNCHE

— Barclays FA Women’s Super League (@BarclaysFAWSL) September 6, 2020

Sam Kerr was on the scoresheet early on, but despite Blues world-record signing Pernell Harder coming off the bench late on, it was Leah Galton who stole the show when she netted a deserved draw for her side. Reached the previous post to get.

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