#FAWSL: Manchester City Women defend leadership away to Gunners

Arsenal host leaders Man City
Arsenal edged Man City 1-0 at Meadow Park at the end of last season. (Photo: Kate Green for The FA)

Manchester City’s 100% record in The Barclays FA Women’s Super League will be put to the test away at Arsenal, while West Ham welcome Chelsea.

Fixtures for Sunday 27 October


Everton v Brighton (Southport FC, 12:30pm) *
Manchester United v Reading (Leigh Sports Village, 12.:30pm) – live on BBC Red Button / BBC Sport Website *
Birmingham City v Liverpool (Solihull Moors FC, 2pm) *
Arsenal v Manchester City (Boreham Wood FC, 2.30pm) – live on BT Sport 2
Bristol City v Tottenham Hotspur (Stoke Gifford Stsdium, 3pm) *
West Ham United v Chelsea (Rush Green Stadium, 3pm) *


Aston Villa v Durham (Boldmere St Michaels FC, 12:00)
Blackburn Rovers v Coventry United (Blackburn Rovers FC, 2pm)
London Bees v Crystal Palace (Barnet FC, 2pm) *
London City Lionesses v Lewes (Dartford FC, 2pm)
Sheffield United v Charlton Athletic (Olympic Legacy Park, 2pm)

* live on The FA Player

Man City go to Arsenal with a 100% record and three points clear of the Gunners and two ahead of Chelsea, as well as without a goal conceded so far. The Hammers will face the Blues bouyed a dramatic late come back against Spurs last Sunday.

Fourth-placed Man United, boosted by the Conti Cup win over their local rivals, entertain Reading who needed a Fara Williams hat-trick to see off Lewes last week.

Tottenham travel to a Bristol City side seeking a first win, Brighton also have just two points on the board as they go to Everton, while there’s a basement battle between Birmingham City and Liverpool.

A promotion ‘six-pointer’ sees Championship leaders Aston Villa meet third-placed Durham, while second in the table Sheffield United welcome bottom side Charlton.

The two promoted sides meet as Blackburn entertain Coventry at Ewood Park, with their visitors still in search of a first win at this level.

London Bees have a mid-table capital clash with Crystal Palace and London City Lionesses in fourth face Lewes.

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