Barclays #FAWSL: Two clashes of title rivals in the capital

Arsenal host Manchester United afterlosing Conti Cup tie to their visitors
Arsenal and Manchester United kick off the weekend’s action. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Two Barclays FA Women’s Super League title ‘six-pointers’ in the capital see Arsenal meet Manchester United and Chelsea face Manchester City.

Saturday 5 February

Barclays FA WSL

Arsenal v Manchester United (Boreham Wood FC, 12:30pm) – live on Sky Sports Main Event/Sky Sports Premier League

Sunday 6 February

Barclays FA WSL

Chelsea v Manchester City (Kingsmeadow, 12:30pm) – live on BBC Two/BBC iPlayer/BBC Sport Website
Everton v Reading (Walton Hall Park, 1pm) – live on The FA Player
Birmingham City v Leicester City (Birmingham City FC, 2pm) – live on The FA Player
Tottenham Hotspur v Brighton & Hove Albion (Barnet FC, 2pm) – live on The FA Player
Aston Villa v West Ham United (Walsall FC, 6pm) – live on The FA Player

FA Women’s Championship

Blackburn Rovers v Lewes (Bamber Bridge FC, 12:00)
London City Lionesses v Durham (Dartford FC, 12:00)
Charlton Athletic v Watford (VCD Athletic, 2pm)
Liverpool v Coventry United (Tranmere Rovers FC, 2pm)
Sunderland v Sheffield United (Eppleton Colliery Ground, 2pm)
Bristol City v Crystal Palace (Robins High Performance Centre, 3pm)

Manchester United return to the scene of their recent Conti Cup quarter-final win as they face leaders Arsenal on Saturday lunchtime, with five points between the teams.

Chelsea are also five points in front of visitors and fellow Conti Cup finalists Manchester City ahead of their early kick off on Sunday, fourth-placed Spurs have a similar advantage over Brighton.

There’s a massive basement battle between Birmingham City and Leicester City with the latter two points better off, Everton and their interim management team entertain Reading, before Aston Villa welcome West Ham for the evening game.

Top plays bottom in the Championship with Liverpool home to Coventry United, four of the chasing pack play among each other as London City take on Durham at noon and Bristol City face Crystal Palace at 3pm. Forth-placed Charlton play Watford, Blackburn and Lewes have an early start, while Sunderland tackle Sheffield United whom they trail by four points but with a game in hand.

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