Liverpool win Chelsea in the opening matchday (source: Liverpool)
Liverpool win Chelsea in the opening matchday (source: Liverpool)

Women’s Super League started with one week delay due to Queen Elisabeth II death. Newly-promoted Liverpool surprisingly won against title holders, Chelsea by 2-1. Manchester City lost against Aston Villa in a 7-goal thriller. Arsenal opened the season with 4-0 win over Brighton, while Red Devils defeated Reading with the same result.

Women’s Super League, Matchday 1

Sunday, 18th of September

Liverpool – Chelsea 2-1 (0-1)
Scorers: 3′ Fran Kirby (C) pen, 67′ Katie Stengel (L) pen, 87′ Katie Stengel (L) pen
Yellow cards: 18′ Cari Holland (L), 90+4′ Megan Campbell (L)

Aston Villa – Manchester City 4-3 (2-1)
Scorers: 22′ Alisha Lehmann (A), 32′ Rachel Daly (A), 45+1′ Laura Coombs (M), 53′ Khadija Shaw (M), 55′ Laura Coombs (M), 58′ Kenza Dali (A), 76′ Rachel Daly (A)
Yellow cards: 72′ Hayley Raso (M)

Leicester City – Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 (0-2)
Scorers: 35′ Ashleigh Nevilla (T), 45+2′ Drew Spence (T), 58′ Drew Spence (L) og
Yellow cards: 79′ Shannon O’Brien (L), 85′ Ashleigh Neville (T)

West Ham United – Everton FC 1-0 (1-0)
Scorers: 45′ Lisa Evans (W)
Yellow cards: 43′ Hawa Cissoko (W), 47′ Dagny Brynjarsdottir (W)

Saturday, 17th of September

Manchester United – Reading FC 4-0 (4-0)
Scorers: 4′ Maya Le Tissier (M), 14′ Katie Zelem (M) pen, 25′ Maya Le Tissier (M), 35′ Alessia Russo (M)
Yellow cards: 65′ Lily Woodham (R)

Friday, 16th of September

Arsenal FC – Brighton & Hove Albion 4-0 (1-0)
Scorers: 28′ Kim Little (A), 50′ Stina Blackstenius (A), 63′ Beth Mead (A), 83′ Beth Mead (A)
Yellow cards: 59′ Caitlin Foord (A)
Red cards: 7′ Emma Kullberg (B)


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