The Women’s Super League (WSL) title race is looking more and more like a three-horse race with each passing week, though it could be down to two by Monday with Arsenal hosting Manchester City set to highlight the weekend’s action…
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The Gunners who raced out to an eye-popping start to the season before fading quickly in recent weeks, and they now face the very real possibility they could be 12 points off the top spot with a loss to 3rd-place Man City on Sunday (9:30 am ET, stream live on AtaFootball or watch on tape delay on NBCSN at 2 pm ET).
City enter the weekend just five points behind leaders Chelsea, though they have gained zero ground on the Blues during their current five-game winning streak as the defending champions haven’t dropped points in six straight and 9th-place Brighton & Hove Albion on the schedule for Sunday.
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Manchester United currently sit 2nd, level on points but trailing the Blues on goal differential (and having played one more game), as they prepare to face 6th-place Reading on Sunday (Watch live, 7:30 am ET on the NBC Sports App).
When all is said and done this season, this weekend is likely to be looked back upon as one of two things: 1) the crossroads at which two sides separated themselves from everyone else, or 2) the moment a seemingly straightforward WSL title race was blown wide open and thrown into disarray.
Find the full schedule and TV/stream info below…
Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur — 7:30 am ET
Manchester United v Reading — 7:30 am ET (NBC Sports App)
Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion — 9 am ET
Everton v Birmingham City — 9 am ET
Arsenal v Manchester City — 9:30 am ET (AtaFootball.com/NBCSN)
West Ham United v Bristol City — 10 am ET