Arsenal Girls 1-2 Manchester Metropolis Girls: Hemp header strikes guests two factors off prime

Arsenal Girls 1-2 Manchester Metropolis Girls: Hemp header strikes guests two factors off prime

Lauren Hemp scores for Manchester City against Arsenal
Chloe Kelly created each of Manchester Metropolis’s objectives, with a pleasant cross teeing up Lauren Hemp’s winner late within the recreation

Manchester Metropolis reignited their Girls’s Tremendous League title chase and dented Arsenal’s hopes as Lauren Hemp’s header earned victory at Meadow Park.

Ellen White’s beautiful shot from Chloe Kelly’s cross put the guests forward.

Arsenal levelled when Jill Roord teed up Caitlin Foord on the counter-attack.

However Hemp’s winner, from one other Kelly cross, ensured Metropolis took benefit of shock defeats for Manchester United – by Studying – and Chelsea at Brighton, to maneuver two factors off the highest.

Manchester Metropolis stay third and at the moment are seven factors away from the Gunners, though the Londoners have a recreation in hand.

Metropolis themselves have a recreation in hand on second-placed Manchester United and at the moment are firmly again within the title race after a formidable attacking show impressed by England trio White, Hemp and Kelly.

Kelly’s tempo, dribbling potential and imaginative and prescient stood out and her high-quality go arrange White to crash dwelling her eighth purpose of the season for a lead on the break in a half of few possibilities.

Vivianne Miedema offered Arsenal’s important menace however uncharacteristically wasted a number of promising conditions, earlier than Roord’s calm end made it 1-1.

Metropolis remained on prime, nonetheless, with White hitting the publish with a low shot and Arsenal someway scrambling the ball off the road after an almighty melee.

And Kelly’s high quality advised as she burst down the suitable flank and located Hemp, who guided dwelling a superb winner.

Line-ups

Arsenal Girls

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Zinsberger
  • 17Evans
  • 6Williamson
  • 3Wubben-Moy
  • 15McCabeSubstituted forMaritzat 77′minutes
  • 7van de Donk
  • 13Wälti
  • 14Roord
  • 9Mead
  • 11Miedema
  • 19Foord

Substitutes

  • 4Patten
  • 16Maritz
  • 18Williams
  • 20Maier
  • 21Intestine
  • 24Stenson

Man Metropolis Girls

Formation 4-3-3

  • 26Roebuck
  • 20BronzeBooked at 71mins
  • 6Houghton
  • 13Dahlkemper
  • 27Greenwood
  • 10Stanway
  • 24Walsh
  • 19Weir
  • 9KellySubstituted forLavelleat 87′minutes
  • 18WhiteSubstituted forBeckieat 90+1′minutes
  • 15Hemp

Substitutes

  • 1Bardsley
  • 2Mannion
  • 7Coombs
  • 11Beckie
  • 14Morgan
  • 16Park
  • 21Lavelle
  • 34Benameur
  • 39Davies

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