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FA Women's Continental League Cup holders Chelsea won their second successive group match when they beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0.
The game was goalless until midway through the second half, when Erin Cuthbert broke the deadlock with a powerful strike from the edge of the area. The Blues went on to seal the points when Melanie Leupolz scored from the penalty spot with six minutes remaining.
In the other game in Group B, Arsenal got off the mark with a 4-0 victory over London City Lionesses. Not for the first time since she joined the Gunners, Vivianne Miedema was to steal the show, the Dutch striker hitting a first half hat-trick before going on to score her fourth after the break.
Durham Women made it two wins out of two in Group A by scoring six times without reply past Sheffield Utd. Kathryn Hill gave them the lead in first half injury time but after the break, the Wildcats produced an outstanding display, Nicki Gears doubling their advantage before they went on to add further goals through Emily Roberts, Sarah Robson, Bridget Galloway and Molly Sharpe.
Manchester City still lead the way in Group C, thanks to a 3-0 win at Liverpool. Having made three changes from the Vitality Women's FA Cup Final three days earlier, the Cityzens went in front through Laura Coombs just before half time and Rose Lavelle added a second early after the restart, before Jess Park completed the scoring in injury time.
West Ham Utd are the new leaders of Group D following their 3-0 victory over Reading FC Women. Alisha Lehmann gave the Hammers a first half lead, with Emily van Egmond and Rachel Daly adding further goals after the break. A night to forget for Reading saw them miss two penalties during the course of the game.
Leicester City opened their campaign in Group E with a 5-2 win against Blackburn Rovers. Natasha Flint scored twice against her former club in the first half but after the break, Blackburn came storming back to level the scores through Elise Hughes and Charlotte Newsham. Charlie Devlin restored Leicester's lead with twelve minutes left and they went on to seal the win thanks to Paige Bailey-Gayle and an own goal.
Bristol City claimed their second straight win in Group F, a 4-2 success at Crystal Palace. Emma Bissell gave City a first half lead with Chloe Logarzo hitting a double and Charlie Wellings making it four after the break, before Palace fought back with two Bianca Baptiste goals.
London Bees maintained their improving form with a 1-0 win against Lewes. Lauren Pickett scored the only goal of the game in the 27th minute to earn the Bees their first points in the competition.
Photo - Abi Harrison wins a header for Bristol City against Crystal Palace (Will Cheshire).
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