WSL Week 8
Manchester United Women vs Arsenal Women
In this huge game for both sides, 3 FORTE players would feature in Russo and Galton for United whilst Pattern would come late off the bench for the Gunners. Following her call back to the senior England squad, Russo started at striker looking to score once again but it would be Arsenal that dominated by winning by 2 goals. The loss sees the reds drop down to 6th place whilst Arsenal remain top just ahead of Chelsea.
Leicester City Women vs Everton Women
Molly Pike and the Foxes would be looking for their first point of the season following their win in the week during the Continental Cup. Pike who scored her first goal for her new side, started once again in her pivotal central midfield role for Leicester. It looked like Leicester were set for their first point of their season, but it was not to be as Everton scored in the 81st minute to win them the game.
Molly Pike battling for the ball for Leicester City.
Manchester City Women vs Aston Villa Women
U23 Lioness Maz Pacheco and her Villa side were in for a tough test against a up and coming City side. Manchester City ended up winning 5-0 despite strong efforts from Maz and Aston Villa. City were just too dominant and clinical on the day, the loss sees Villa drop down to 10th place.
Written by Zak Byskup