03 Oct #FAWSL: West Ham Women send Man City to third defeat in four
West Ham pulled off a 2-0 win at Manchester City, Spurs recorded a fourth straight Barclays FA Women’s Super League victory.
Leicester City 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur (Att: 2,137)
Manchester City 0-2 West Ham United (Att: 1,298)
Reading 0-3 Everton
Birmingham City 0-2 Manchester United
Hammers hurt City
Ellen White headed a chance wide for Manchester City Lauren Hemp was thwarted by Mackenzie Arnold but West Ham went in front six minutes before the break, Dagny Brynjarsdóttir nodding home from a Yui Hasegawa delivery.
Hemp and Laura Coombs were denied a late leveller by the Hammers’ keeper and Coombs also struck the post from 20 yards.
City’s title hopes took another blow as the visitors sealed victory in added time, Hasegawa lobbing Karima Taieb from 30 yards, after Demi Stokes backpass fell well short.
Four in a row for Spurs
Leicester keeper Kirstie Levell made saves from Ashleigh Neville, Ria Percival and Chioma Ubogagu in the first half but Rachel Williams gave Tottenham an interval lead.
Natasha Flint headed wide as the Foxes tried to force an equaliser but Spurs wrapped it up on the counter attack, Angela Addison with the finish.
Toffees home and dry by half-time
Everton struck three fist-half goals away to Reading, who lost two players through injury.
Anne Anvagard opened the scoring and Claire Emslie doubled the lead, while Deanne Cooper and Natasha Harding were forced off the field.
Danielle Turner scored via a free kick nine minutes into first-half added time and Izzy Christiansen saw her second-half spot-kick – and the rebound -saved by Grace Moloney.
Toone seals United win
Lucy Quinn put a great chance wide for Birmingham before United struck inside the half-hour, Hannah Blundell’s cut-back turned in by Leah Galton.
Blundell missed a clear chance to double the advantage and Ella Toone hit the bar for United before later finding the net with ten minutes remaining.
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