Arsenal’s Stina Blackstenius got here off the bench to attain a late winner as her facet beat Manchester Metropolis 2-1 within the Women’s Super League (WSL) on Sunday, whereas Bristol Metropolis recorded their first win of the season with an exhilarating 3-2 victory over West Ham United.
Metropolis, who slipped to second place within the desk following Chelsea’s 6-0 thrashing of Aston Villa on Saturday, got here into the sport on a advantageous run of type however they fell behind when Steph Catley put Arsenal forward within the 14th minute.
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Metropolis’s teenage goalkeeper Khiara Keating then stepped into the highlight, conceding a penalty for a foul on Cloe Lacasse however saving Kim Little’s spot kick within the twentieth minute, and it was not the final time she was the centre of consideration.
Chloe Kelly thought she had made probably the most of that miss when she drove house the equaliser for Metropolis within the 72nd minute, however Keating fully misjudged a late lengthy ball that bounced over her, permitting Blackstenius in to nab the winner.
After 4 straight defeats, Bristol Metropolis lastly tasted victory within the WSL as they got here from a purpose all the way down to beat West Ham 3-2 away.
Everton’s Aurora Galli scored from the spot within the eighty fifth minute to offer her facet a 1-1 draw away to Tottenham Hotspur, whereas Liverpool’s wonderful begin to the season continued with a 2-1 win over Leicester Metropolis.
Chelsea high the desk on 13 factors after 5 video games, three forward of Manchester Metropolis, Spurs, Liverpool and Arsenal, whereas Manchester United can go second within the desk in the event that they beat Brighton in Sunday’s late sport.
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