WSL 1: Arsenal Ladies 1-0 Birmingham City Ladies

Arsenal's Natalia
Natalia's goal against Birmingham City was her 11th goal in 19 games

Arsenal missed out on securing a Women's Champions League berth despite beating Birmingham City.

Manchester City's 2-1 win over Notts County saw them finish second in Women's Super League One and claim the last remaining European spot.

Marta Corredera and Natalia had early chances for the hosts, while Emily Westwood went closest for Blues.

Natalia met a Danielle Carter cross after the break to loop her header home, but it was not enough.

Arsenal finished three points adrift of Manchester City and miss out on Champions League football for a third successive season.

Arsenal Ladies: Van Veenendaal, Scott, Stoney, Rose, Williamson, Janssen, Losada (Sampson 81), Nobbs, Carter, Corredera (Yankey 59), Natalia (Ubogagu 59).

Substitutes not used: Byrne, Humphrey, Kelly, Bailey.

Birmingham City Ladies: Baggaley, Sargeant, Mannion, Westwood (Ayisi 73), Hallop, Carter, Potter, Allen, Carney (Wellings 68), Haines (Lawley 52), Linnett.

Substitutes not used: Scofield, Torkildsen, Peplow.

Attendance: 814

Referee: Sian Piret

As It Stood

1Chelsea Women14102230102032
2Man City Women1493225111430
3Arsenal Women148332113827
4Sunderland Ladies146262424020
5Notts County Ladies144372020015
6B'ham City Women14347714-713
7Liverpool Women144191524-913
8Bristol City Women1422101238-268
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