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Team news, stats and how to follow the Women’s Super League on Sky Sports this weekend, with Man City v Aston Villa live on Saturday.

Man City vs Aston Villa – Saturday 11:30 am, live on Sky Sports

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Highlights of the Women’s Super League match between Manchester City and Chelsea

City of man Manager Gareth Taylor has no new injury issues ahead of Aston Villa’s visit to the FA Women’s Super League on Saturday.

Aston Villa boss Carla Ward is also expected to name the same starting lineup that beat Birmingham last weekend.

How to follow: Watch Man City vs. Aston Villa live on Sky Sports Premier League and Main event; Kick-off at 11:30 am. Follow the action with our dedicated live match blog, including in-game clips, with free match recaps posted to the Sky Sports website, app and YouTube channel soon after full time. .

Saturday 20 November 11:00 a.m.


Kick-off at 11:30 a.m.


Opta Statistics

  • Manchester City have won both of their FA WSL matches against Aston Villa, winning both matches last season with a combined score of 9-0.
  • Manchester City have conceded 16 FA WSL goals this season, three more than in 22 appearances last season (13). Only the bottom of the table, Leicester City (18) have conceded more goals than Man City so far this campaign.
  • After a 1-0 win over Birmingham last time around, Aston Villa are looking to secure back-to-back FA WSL wins for the first time. They have won as many matches this season (V3 N1 N3) as they did last season (V3 N6 N13) in WSL.
  • Man City have lost four FA WSL games this season – as many as in their previous three seasons combined. They have lost just over four in a WSL season, losing seven in 2014 as a newly promoted team.

Man Utd vs Arsenal – Sunday, 12:15 p.m.

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Highlights from the Women’s Super League match between Everton and Manchester United

Manuela Zinsberger, Noelle Maritz, Steph Catley and Vivianne Miedema could all get a recall after falling on the substitutes bench for that of Arsenal win over Koge.

Man utd’s Marc Skinner will likely field the same team that started against Everton last weekend.

How to follow: Follow the action with our blog dedicated to the Women’s Super League. Highlights from the free matches will be posted on Sky Sports’ website, app and YouTube channel at midnight.

Opta Statistics

  • Manchester United have lost two of their three FA WSL games to Arsenal, although they won 1-0 in their last home game against the Gunners.
  • Arsenal have lost five of their last six away matches in the FA WSL to clubs Manchester (W1), losing their last three in a row.
  • After drawing just four of their first 40 FA WSL games (25V, 4N11), Manchester United have drawn in their last three games of the competition.
  • Arsenal have scored 99 set-piece goals in the FA WSL – if they scored via a set-piece in this game, they would become the very first WSL team to score 100 set-piece goals.

Chelsea vs Birmingham – Sunday, 2 p.m.

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Highlights of the Women’s Super League match between Birmingham and Aston Villa

Chelsea made six changes to the Women’s Champions League victory over Servette in midweek, meaning Emma Hayes will be tasked with a bigger rotation for visiting Birmingham.

Birmingham Assistant head coach Tony Elliott will take on the team’s leadership role as the club embark on the exercise of naming Scott Booth’s successor, following his dismissal.

How to follow: Follow the action with our blog dedicated to the Women’s Super League. Highlights from the free matches will be posted on Sky Sports’ website, app and YouTube channel at midnight.

Opta Statistics

  • Chelsea have won 11 of their last 14 FA WSL games against Birmingham City (D2 L1), winning their last four games in a row.
  • Chelsea have won their last six FA WSL games, scoring 20 goals and conceding just twice in this series. The Blues have won seven consecutive victories between October 2018 and January 2019.
  • Only Arsenal (128) have had more shots in the FA Women’s Super League this season than Chelsea (127), while Birmingham have had the fewest in the division (46).
  • Birmingham have played 27.9% of their longest passes in the FA WSL this season, the highest percentage of any team.

Leicester vs Everton – Sunday, 2 p.m.

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Highlights from the Women’s Super League match between Brighton and Leicester

Leicester will be without goalkeeper Kirstie Levell for an extended period due to injury, meaning Demi Lambourne is expected to enter. Midfielder Connie Scofield continues to recover from a broken foot.

Everton boss Jean-Luc Vasseur is looking for his first WSL victory after securing his first point against Man Utd last weekend.

How to follow: Follow the action with our blog dedicated to the Women’s Super League. Highlights from the free matches will be posted on Sky Sports’ website, app and YouTube channel at midnight.

Opta Statistics

  • This is the first ever FA WSL meeting between Leicester City and Everton.
  • Leicester have lost all seven of their FA WSL appearances so far this season, only the fourth time a team has done so in a WSL season following Doncaster Rovers Belles in 2016 and Yeovil Town in the 2017 Spring Series. and the 2017-18 season.
  • Leicester have scored six goals in the last 15 minutes of FA WSL games this season, the most of any team, as they are one of only two teams to still score in the last 15 minutes with Birmingham.
  • Everton have only had two wins in their last 10 FA WSL matches (D2 L6), having won five of their 10 before this round (D2 L3).
  • Leicester City have conceded 18 goals in their first seven FA WSL appearances – in WSL history only Yeovil (26) has conceded more in their first seven appearances of the competition.

Reading vs Brighton – Sunday, 2 p.m.

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Highlights from the Women’s Super League game between West Ham United and Reading

Fresh out of their WSL Cup victory over Crystal Palace on Wednesday, Reading are looking to make them four unbeaten in the WSL, placing eighth with seven points in seven games.

Brighton are also in good shape; Maisie Symonds’ last-minute winner against Leicester City on Sunday secured three consecutive league wins, putting them four points behind Arsenal in the lead.

How to follow: Follow the action with our blog dedicated to the Women’s Super League. Highlights from the free matches will be posted on Sky Sports’ website, app and YouTube channel at midnight.

Opta Statistics

  • Reading has never lost an FA Women’s Super League game against Brighton in the previous five games against the Seagulls (W4 D1) – they have only faced Yeovil Town as often in the WSL without losing (also five).
  • Brighton are yet to score a point in two away matches in the FA WSL against Reading, losing 1-0 in 2018-19 and 3-2 in 2020-21.
  • Brighton has 15 points after seven FA WSL appearances this season (W5 D0 L2) – at least seven more than they have had at this point in any previous WSL season, with eight points last season, their best precedent.
  • Reading has scored eight goals in their last three FA WSL games, one more than in their previous 12 appearances (7).

West Ham vs Tottenham – Sunday, 3 p.m.

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Highlights of the Women’s Super League match between Tottenham and Arsenal

How to follow: Follow the action with our blog dedicated to the Women’s Super League. Highlights from the free matches will be posted on Sky Sports’ website, app and YouTube channel at midnight.

Opta Statistics

  • West Ham United have not achieved a win in four FA WSL games against Spurs, with one draw and three losses.
  • Tottenham Hotspur have taken 17 points in their last eight FA WSL games – they’ve taken just two points in their previous 10 top games (D2 L8).
  • Since the start of last season, no team has conceded more FA Women’s Super League goals via corners than Spurs (10, tied with Reading).
  • West Ham drew 2-2 on a 2-0 lead against Reading over the FA WSL MD7 – no team has lost more points from winning positions this season than it has (6, tied with Man Utd and Leicester).



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