Women’s Super League: Manchester City win, Chelsea held to draw

Manchester City moved into second at the Women’s Super League after a 2-0 win against Reading, while Brighton held to a 1-1 draw Chelsea.

Pauline Bremer scored for City at Adams Park as they kept their 100 percent start to the year.
The Germany international added a second goal just prior to the hour markers after her initial attempt was blocked by goalkeeper Grace Moloney and put City ahead in the 30th minute with a strike from the edge of the box.
Bremer came near making it a hat-trick at the 73rd minute when her header hit a post.
City are one of two teams to have thus far registered two wins from two games.
Chloe Kelly netted a brace in the match, two magnificent right-footed attempts coming in rapid succession after the interval, and she was likewise denied a treble.
Chelsea are next with four points after drawing 1-1 at Brighton thanks.
Engman fired from close range in stoppage time to cancel the 84th-minute campaign for those hosts of Aileen Whelan out.
Elsewhere, Tottenham acquired their WSL goal and points as Rachel Furness’ first-half penalty secured a 1-0 home win against Liverpool, who’d Niamh Fahey sent after the fracture.
And West Ham defeated Birmingham 1-0 at home courtesy of a Adriana Leon strike in the 27th minute.
Reigning Women’s Super League champions Arsenal will take on Manchester United on Monday evening.

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