Arsenal suffer first defeat of the season (source: Birmingham City)
Arsenal suffer first defeat of the season (source: Birmingham City)

In the first Women’s Super League matchday of the year, last-placed Birmingham City shocked Arsenal with a 2-0 win. Two goals in the first half were enough for the Blues to secure their first win of the season.

Women’s Super League, Matchday 11

Sunday, 9th of January

Reading FC – Leicester City 1-0 (1-0)
Scorers: 11′ Natasha Dowie (R)
Yellow cards: 36′ Jemma Purfield (L), 72′ Sam Tierney (L)
Other events: 30′ Natasha Dowie (R) missed penalty

Brighton & Hove Albion –  Manchester City 0-6 (0-0)
Scorers: 48′ Victoria Williams (M) og, 50′ Lauren Hemp (M), 51′ Georgia Stanway (M), 55′ Laura Coombs (M), 73′ Hayley Raso (M), 76′ Vicky Losada (M)
Yellow cards: 29′ Danielle Carter (B), 58′ Aileen Whelan (B)

Birmingham City – Arsenal 2-0 (2-0)
Scorers: 3′ Libby Smith (B), 42′ Veatriki Sarri (B)
Yellow cards: 60′ Mana Iwabuchi (A), 79′ Vivianne Miedema (A), 85′ Harriet Scott (B), 90′ Lucy Quinn (B)

West Ham – Manchester United postponed due to Covid-19

Aston Villa – Everton postponed due to Covid-19

Chelsea – Tottenham postponed due to Covid-19


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