WSL Round-up: Man Utd Crush West Ham, Chelsea Beat Everton, Tottenham-Liverpool Draw

Lucia Garcia of Manchester United was the star of the show as she celebrated with her teammates after scoring the team’s fourth goal in their dominant victory over West Ham United. The match took place at Leigh Sports Village and saw Manchester United completely outclass their opponents.

The Red Devils got off to a flying start with Brazil forward Geyse opening the scoring just three minutes into the game. Millie Turner then added a second goal for Manchester United after 42 minutes, showcasing her skill as she weaved through the West Ham midfield. Nikita Parris further extended their lead with a third goal right before half-time.

Unfortunately for West Ham, they suffered a disastrous opening period with Viviane Asseyi and Honoka Hayashi both succumbing to injuries. Lucia Garcia then made it four goals for Manchester United, matching the scoreline of their previous encounter in May. Melvine Malard sealed the victory with a fifth goal just before the final whistle.

Manchester United’s unbeaten start to the season now stretches to six matches, with three wins and three draws. However, they still remain four points behind the league leaders. Meanwhile, reigning champions Chelsea continued their excellent form with a 3-0 win over Everton. Jessie Fleming, Sam Kerr, and Aggie Beever-Jones were the goal scorers for Chelsea in this impressive victory.

Brighton pulled off a shock 1-0 victory over Manchester City, who have now suffered back-to-back defeats. Lee Geum-min scored the only goal of the game, securing Brighton’s second win of the season. Tottenham, on the other hand, maintained their solid start to the campaign with a 1-1 draw against Liverpool. Celin Bizet and Sophie Roman Haug were the goal scorers in this evenly contested match.

Aston Villa finally secured their first win of the season with a late comeback against Bristol City. Megan Connolly’s own goal broke the deadlock in the 77th minute, and Ebony Salmon sealed the victory with a clever finish. This win lifted Aston Villa off the bottom of the table, while Bristol City dropped down to 12th place.

Overall, it was an action-packed day in the Women’s Super League, with Manchester United and Chelsea continuing to impress at the top of the table.

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