WSL is making ready for an additional weekend of motion on Saturday and Sunday because the 2021/22 season prepares for the ultimate leg.
Big factors are at stake up and down the league, with the title race and the Champions League battle more and more tense, whereas the center of the desk stays extraordinarily fluid because the golf equipment proceed to combat for the place.
This is how you may hearken to each match stay this weekend, full with level predictions …
When is kick off? Saturday 12 March, 11:30 (GMT)Where is the match performed? Madejski StadiumTV channel / livestream? Sky Sports Premier League (UK), FA Players (International)Highlights? Sky Sports Football YouTube, FA Player, BBC Sport web siteJudge? Lucy May
Manchester United returned to profitable the WSL final weekend once they beat Leicester after league video games with no win in February. Three extra factors right here could be essential of their quest for a Champions League place.
At the identical time, Reading stopped the movement of the newest losses with a fair draw 0-0 in opposition to Tottenham final. They had been on a wonderful run for a number of months till the start of February however then succumbed to 2 surprisingly heavy defeats.
Forecast: Reads 1-3 Man Utd
When is kick off? Saturday 12 March, 17:30 (GMT)Where is the match performed? Walton Hall ParkTV channel / livestream? FA Player (British nationwide staff participant)Highlights? FA Player, BBC Sport web siteJudge? Kirsty Dowle
Everton began the season with Champions League ambitions however might truly be overrun by a Leicester staff that began a primary high marketing campaign with 9 consecutive losses if crushed by Foxes at residence on Saturday night time.
The Toffees truly gained their final WSL match, a slim victory in opposition to Aston Villa. Last week, Leicester had been crushed by Manchester United, though they’ve nonetheless impressively taken 12 factors from the final 24 which have been out there to them.
Prediction: Everton 1-1 Leicester
When is kick off? Sunday 13 March, 12:30 (GMT)Where is the match performed? KupanTV channel / livestream? BBC Two / iPlayer / BBC Sport web site (UK), FA Player (worldwide)Highlights? FA Player, BBC Sport web siteJudge? Emily Heaslip
A shock loss to Tottenham within the second week of the season in September began a collection of 4 undefeated WSL matches for Manchester City and put them in a enormous problem simply to qualify for the Champions League at the tip of the promotion.
Spurs themselves are nonetheless greatly within the combat for a European place subsequent season. Another win for them over City right here might widen the hole significantly, though Gareth Taylor’s staff is recuperating and higher – in addition they gained the Continental Cup final weekend – it is a giant deal.
Prediction: Tottenham 0-2 Man City
When is kick off? Sunday 13 March, 13:00 (GMT)Where is the match performed? KingsmeadowTV channel / livestream? FA gamers (UK and worldwide)Highlights? FA Player, BBC Sport web siteJudge? Abigail Byrne
An enormous shadow hangs over Chelsea off the pitch following the British authorities’s sanctions in opposition to Roman Abramovich – the ladies’s staff will probably be affected as a lot as the boys when it comes to the financial stranglehold. But they don’t have any alternative however to proceed as greatest they will.
Chelsea are additionally probably lacking a handful of key gamers resulting from optimistic Covid-19 exams. Still, the victory over an Aston Villa staff that has struggled in comparison with the hopes at the beginning of the season mustn’t be a downside because of superior high quality and depth.
Prediction: Chelsea 3-0 Aston Villa
When is kick off? Saturday 13 March, 14:00 (GMT)Where is the match performed? St AndrewsTV channel / livestream? FA gamers (UK and worldwide)Highlights? FA Player, BBC Sport web siteJudge? Louise Saunders
The reverse of this match in October noticed Birmingham acquire their first WSL factors of the season because of a 1-1 draw. The Blues have typically misplaced video games this season however have nonetheless proven nice promise at instances – together with scaring Arsenal once more final weekend.
A visiting West Ham, even though it was tough to beat earlier within the season, has been in poor kind on the flawed time. They have misplaced three of their final 4 WSL matches, in comparison with a defeat solely twice of their first 11 league matches.
Prediction: Birmingham 2-1 West Ham
When is kick off? Sunday 13 March, 18:45 (GMT)Where is the match performed? Broadfield StadiumTV channel / livestream? Sky Sports Premier League (UK), FA Players (International)Highlights? Sky Sports Football YouTube, FA Player, BBC Sport web siteJudge? Tom Reeves
Arsenal count on Chelsea to have narrowed the hole on them at the highest to simply two factors with one recreation left once they finish the WSL weekend away in Brighton. It makes a victory in opposition to Seagulls decisive in reference to the title race.
The reverse match was performed not too long ago and Arsenal had to come back from behind to win it. Brighton have additionally gained two WSL matches on bounce in latest weeks, though league leaders will at all times go into matches as favorites.
Prediction: Brighton 1-3 Arsenal
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