Liverpool lead the FA Women’s Championship after a 2-1 victory at Coventry United, while Sheffield United’s match was off.
FA WC results – Sunday 4 October
Charlton Athletic P-P Sheffield United (waterlogged pitch)
Coventry United 1-2 Liverpool
Leicester City 2-2 Durham
London Bees 1-4 Crystal Palace
London City Lionesses 0-1 Lewes
Liverpool take the lead
Two first-half goals set Liverpool up for victory at Coventry United.
Melissa Lawley made the early breakthrough from Kirsty Linnett’s cross and Amalie Thestrup got the second when intercepting a backpass.
Becky Anderson thumped home a response for Coventry in the last 20 minutes but the Reds left with maximum points.
Foxes frustrate Wildcats
Durham are second having drawn 2-2 at Leicester City, where they were denied victory by a stoppage-time leveller.
Emily Roberts opener for Durham was cancelled out before the break by Remi Allen and although Beth Hepple restored the lead with a free-kick, the Wildcats dropped their first points when substitute Lachante Paul tied the match.
Haines hits double for Palace
Coral-Jade Haines struck twice as Crystal Palace gained their first win 4-1 at London Bees.
Siobhan Wilson’s free-kick gave the Eagles an early advantage, Haines then also netting from a set-piece.
Bianca Baptiste made it 3-0 and Haines converted a penalty, before Melisa Filis pulled a goal back.
Lewes edge Lionesses
Lewes went fourth when scoring the only goal of the game at London City Lionesses.
Ellie Leek converted from the spot shortly after the half-hour, as the Rooks returned from dartfprd with all three points.