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Arsenal made it three wins on the trot at the top of the Barclays FA WSL but needed to overcome an early scare in order to beat Bristol City 3-1.
The visitors went ahead after six minutes with their first goal of the season, scored by Abi Harrison, and defendly stoutly to remain in front until being undone either side of half time. Jordan Nobbs drilled home the equaliser three minutes before the interval and five minutes after the restart, Arsenal took the lead when Nobbs turned provider for Caitlin Foord. The Gunners finally made the game safe late on when Vivianne Miedema scored the third goal.
Everton had briefly led the table for 24 hours after scoring six times without reply away to Aston Villa to keep up their impressive start. Fresh from having reached the Vitality Women's FA Cup Final in midweek, Willie Kirk's confidently swept into the lead with two goals in a three minute spell from Hayley Raso, with Claire Emslie and Valerie Gauvin extending their lead before half time. Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah made it five early in the second half and Emslie completed her double shortly afterwards.
Chelsea stay two points off the pace as they won 1-0 away to Birmingham City. The reigning Champions enjoyed most of the play but a determined effort from the home side meant that they conceded only once, Fran Kirby heading in from an Erin Cuthbert free kick.
Manchester Utd meanwhile kept up their own good start to the season, claiming their second straight win when beating Brighton & Hove Albion 3-0. The Seagulls had not conceded a league goal so far this season but that record was breached after eight minutes by Ella Toone, who slotted home from the penalty spot. Alessia Russo made it two midway through the second half with a fine solo goal and Jane Ross headed in the third from a Tobin Heath cross in injury time.
Manchester City finished off a busy week by following up two Cup successes with a 4-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur. Chloe Kelly opened the scoring with a powerful strike just after the half hour and the in-form striker netted her second from the penalty spot, early in the second half. Sam Mewis made it three shortly afterwards and Ellen White also got on the scoresheet, before Anna Filbey scored a late consolation for Spurs.
Reading FC Women are in the top half of the table after winning 1-0 at West Ham Utd. Lauren Bruton scored the only goal of the game for the Royals in the 26th minute, finishing off from a cross by Natasha Harding.
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