Women's Super League Roundup – Week 4

Women's Super League Roundup - Week 4

Chelsea have moved up to second in the WSL after coming from behind to inflict a first league defeat on ​Arsenal.

​The Gunners had taken the lead through Vivianne Miedema and Danielle van de Donk who buried the ball in the bottom corner. 

Chelsea had a second half comeback through Beth England who equalized for the Blues after Fran Kirby’s pass. Ramona Bachmann fed fellow substitute Maria Thorisdóttir, who netted home the winner.

Manchester City now occupy top spot after thrashing Birmingham. 

Keira Walsh, Tessa Wullaert and Lee Geum-min were on the scoresheet in their 3-0 victory. Birmingham are rooted to the bottom of the table without a win, point or goal all season. 

Reading came out on top against Everton in a thrilling encounter at Adams Park. The home side took the lead twice through a pair of Jade Moore headers – Fara Williams.

Everton pegged them back on both occasions through Chloe Kelly and then via a Lucy Graham penalty. 

Reading snatched the three points in the second half.

Manchester United recorded a 3-0 win over fellow WSL newbies Tottenham

​Spurs defender Ashleigh Neville turned Leah Galton’s cross into her own net. Jane Ross completed the scoring in injury time with her first goal for the club.

Lauren James was named player of the match by BBC pundit Jayne Ludlow, she was given her marching orders for a second bookable offence. 

Liverpool got their first point of the season against Bristol City

Ebony Salmon put Bristol 1-0 up, but Mel Lawley tucked home a penalty in the 70th minute after Rinsola Babajide.

The WSL pauses next weekend as sides turn their attention to the Continental Cup. Manchester United host Manchester City in the pick of the fixtures.