Late Longhurst leveller foils Spurs
Neither of the top two teams in the Barclays FA WSL played over the weekend and this gave the chasing teams an opportunity to catch up ground on them.
Manchester Utd were first in action on Saturday as they played host to Birmingham City, who were fresh from their shock victory over leaders Arsenal the week before. This time though, the Blues were to come crashing down to earth and United capitalised on a fast start by taking a twelfth minute lead through Katie Zelem, with Leah Galton adding a quickfire double. United made it four just before half time as Ella Toone crashed a shot against the bar, before it cannoned back into the net off the unfortunate Emily Ramsey. Alessia Russo headed in the final goal after the break to complete a 5-
Manchester City meanwhile kept up their improved form with a fourth victory in a row, a 3-
A win would have taken Tottenham Hotspur up into second place as they hosted West Ham Utd on Sunday night. A tightly contested first half ended goalless but shortly asfter the interval, Spurs took the lead when Jiali Tang was brought down in the area and Rosella Ayane slotted home the resulting penalty. Tottenham pressed hard for a second against their ten-
Leicester City had dropped to the bottom of the table seven days earlier but they bounced back on Sunday to win 1-