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Women's Super League: Arsenal 1-0 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

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 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

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 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

  1. Post update

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

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Arsenal Women. Leonie Maier replaces Beth Mead.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Arsenal Women. Jill Roord replaces Jordan Nobbs.

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Stephanie Houghton (Manchester City Women).

  7. Post update

    Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Katie McCabe.

  8. Post update

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

  9. Post update

    Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Kim Little.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

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

  12. Booking

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

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Foul by Gemma Bonner (Manchester City Women).

  15. Post update

    Hand ball by Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal Women).

  16. Post update

    Corner, Arsenal Women. Conceded by Gemma Bonner.

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Foul by Demi Stokes (Manchester City Women).

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Lauren Hemp (Manchester City Women).

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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