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Women's Super League: Arsenal 1-0 Manchester City

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WSL Highlights: Vivianne Miedema gives Arsenal the three points against Manchester City

Arsenal inflicted a first Women's Super League defeat on Manchester City, who conceded for the first time in 2019-20.

Vivianne Miedema and Lisa Evans had chances for the hosts early on, while Beth Mead was close to getting on the end of Kim Little's cross.

Miedema put Arsenal ahead just before half-time as she finished neatly from Little's delicate through ball.

The visitors offered little throughout, although their best chance came from Janine Beckie's long-range shot.

Arsenal, who have now won 15 of their past 16 homes games, were always a danger as Evans hit the bar in the second half and Jordan Nobbs put a volley just wide.

The home side missed a glorious chance for a second in injury time as Nobbs dragged her shot wide of the left-hand post from the edge of the box after good work by Miedema on the left wing.

Line-ups

Arsenal Women

  • 1Zinsberger
  • 17Evans
  • 6Williamson
  • 5Beattie
  • 15McCabeBooked at 74mins
  • 10Little
  • 13Wälti
  • 7van de Donk
  • 8NobbsSubstituted forRoordat 90+4'minutes
  • 23MeadSubstituted forMaierat 90+6'minutes
  • 11Miedema

Substitutes

  • 2Veje
  • 3Mitchell
  • 14Roord
  • 16Quinn
  • 20Maier
  • 24Peyraud-Magnin

Man City Women

  • 26Roebuck
  • 35Veiga Santiago FidalgoSubstituted forCampbellat 61'minutes
  • 6Houghton
  • 4BonnerBooked at 80mins
  • 3Stokes
  • 25WullaertSubstituted forBremerat 61'minutes
  • 8Scott
  • 19Weir
  • 15Hemp
  • 10Stanway
  • 11BeckieSubstituted forWhiteat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Campbell
  • 9Bremer
  • 12Toland
  • 16Park
  • 17Lee
  • 18White
  • 34Benameur
Referee:
Rebecca Welch
Attendance:
2,424

Match Stats

Home TeamArsenal WomenAway TeamMan City Women
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home9
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away2
Fouls
Home7
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Arsenal Women 1, Manchester City Women 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arsenal Women 1, Manchester City Women 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Arsenal Women. Leonie Maier replaces Beth Mead.

Substitution

Substitution, Arsenal Women. Jill Roord replaces Jordan Nobbs.

Manuela Zinsberger (Arsenal Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stephanie Houghton (Manchester City Women).

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Katie McCabe.

Attempt missed. Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Vivianne Miedema.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Kim Little.

Attempt blocked. Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lisa Evans.

Attempt missed. Katie McCabe (Arsenal Women) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Kim Little.

Booking

Gemma Bonner (Manchester City Women) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Beth Mead (Arsenal Women) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gemma Bonner (Manchester City Women).

Hand ball by Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal Women).

Corner, Arsenal Women. Conceded by Gemma Bonner.

Beth Mead (Arsenal Women) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Demi Stokes (Manchester City Women).

Lisa Evans (Arsenal Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lauren Hemp (Manchester City Women).

Kim Little (Arsenal Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Georgia Stanway (Manchester City Women).

Attempt saved. Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal Women) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Katie McCabe.

Booking

Katie McCabe (Arsenal Women) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Katie McCabe (Arsenal Women).

Jill Scott (Manchester City Women) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Jordan Nobbs (Arsenal Women) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Kim Little following a corner.

Corner, Arsenal Women. Conceded by Stephanie Houghton.

Daniëlle van de Donk (Arsenal Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jill Scott (Manchester City Women).

Beth Mead (Arsenal Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gemma Bonner (Manchester City Women).

Substitution

Substitution, Manchester City Women. Ellen White replaces Janine Beckie.

Kim Little (Arsenal Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Georgia Stanway (Manchester City Women).

Attempt missed. Lauren Hemp (Manchester City Women) header from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Demi Stokes with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Manchester City Women. Pauline Bremer replaces Tessa Wullaert.

Substitution

Substitution, Manchester City Women. Megan Campbell replaces Matilde Fidalgo.

Foul by Kim Little (Arsenal Women).

Stephanie Houghton (Manchester City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chelsea Women5410113813
2Arsenal Women540193612
3Man City Women540171612
4Man Utd Women53027259
5Everton Women53027439
6Tottenham Women53025509
7West Ham Women520368-26
8Reading Women420246-26
9B'ham City Women410325-33
10Bristol City Women502329-72
11Brighton Women5023210-82
12Liverpool Women501417-61
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