The newest group information and stats for the weekend’s Women’s Super League motion, together with Tottenham vs West Ham live on Sky Sports on Sunday. Man Utd Women vs Birmingham Women – Saturday, 12pmTeam information
Manchester United have combined information forward of internet hosting Birmingham, with Kirsty Smith, Carrie Jones and Jackie Groenen all again in coaching and doubtlessly concerned in the recreation.However, Lucy Staniforth’s knee harm will see her miss Saturday’s match.Birmingham even have one notable absentee with Marie Hourihan additionally sidelined, however Emily Whelan is offered after recovering from Covid-19. Loan goalkeeper Emily Ramsey might face her father or mother membership after maintaining a clear sheet towards Arsenal final weekend.
Manchester United have received all three of their earlier WSL clashes with Birmingham City by an mixture rating of 9-2.Manchester United wish to win their third straight Women’s Super League match, one thing they’ve but to handle this season. They have not received three in a row with out conceding in the identical marketing campaign since October 2019.Birmingham City defeated Arsenal of their final FA WSL recreation. Birmingham began the day backside of the desk and had not received a league match since November 2020, whereas Arsenal began the day prime of the desk and had not misplaced a league match since February 2021.After profitable their final residence recreation 5-0 towards Aston Villa, Manchester United might win consecutive residence matches for the first time beneath Marc Skinner in the FA WSL. They scored as many targets of their win towards Villa as they’d of their earlier 4 residence matches beneath Skinner (5).How to comply with: Follow the newest scores throughout Sky Sports’ digital platforms with match highlights accessible from midnight on Sunday.
Aston Villa Women vs Man City Women – Saturday, 12.30pmTeam newsAnna Patten might make her debut for Aston Villa after signing on mortgage from Arsenal final week, however there’s much less excellent news for the hosts with Remi Allen, Ramona Petzelberger and Elisha N’Dow all wanting more likely to miss Saturday’s recreation with Manchester City.The Asia Cup robs the Villans of Australian worldwide Emily Gilenik, whereas Man City are additionally with out Hayley Raso and Alanna Kennedy who’re additionally a part of the Australia squad.Ellie Roebuck and Chloe Kelly will certainly miss out for the guests whereas Caroline Weir can be a doubt.Opta statsIn FA WSL historical past, solely Yeovil (5.4 v Chelsea) and Doncaster (5 v Man City) concede the next variety of targets on common per recreation than Aston Villa have of their three video games with the Citizens (4.7).Manchester City have received three successive FA WSL video games in a single season for the first time since a 12-game run between December 2020 and April 2021, scoring 14 occasions throughout these three video games.Aston Villa have conceded three targets and scored none in the opening quarter-hour of FA WSL matches this season – their -3 objective distinction throughout this era of play is the worst of any aspect this season.Manchester City have received 11 of their final 13 away video games in the FA WSL (D1 L1), together with every of their final three. Their 6-0 victory towards Brighton final outing noticed them hold a clear sheet on the highway for less than the second time this season in league motion.Aston Villa have solely tried six photographs following excessive turnovers this season in the FA WSL, the fewest of any aspect.How to comply with: Follow the newest scores throughout Sky Sports’ digital platforms with match highlights accessible from midnight on Sunday.Leicester Women vs Brighton Women – Sunday, 2pmTeam newsSummer Leicester signing Abbi Grant appears set to lastly full a primary WSL 90 minutes for the membership after coming by means of the midweek Continental Cup defeat to Manchester City unscathed.The Foxes haven’t any new harm issues from that recreation and will welcome again Jess Sigsworth and Natasha Flint, who each missed the defeat to Reading in the membership’s final league recreation.There needs to be no new issues for Brighton though Hope Powell could also be eager to shuffle her again on the again of final weekend’s 6-0 hammering by City.However Rinsola Babajide, who was on mortgage with the Seagulls for the first half of the season, has left to hitch Spanish aspect Real Betis.Opta statsLeicester and Brighton’s solely earlier assembly in any competitors was the reverse fixture between the sides again in November, with the Seagulls profitable 1-0 at residence.Brighton have misplaced every of their final three FA WSL matches, failing to attain a single objective whereas conceding 10 targets themselves. The Seagulls final misplaced 4 consecutive matches on this competitors again in December 2018.Leicester City received their final FA WSL towards Birmingham City and will win consecutive residence league matches for the time since profitable their ultimate eight at residence in the FA Women’s Championship final season.None of Brighton’s final 21 FA WSL matches have completed stage, profitable 11 and dropping 10. Only one aspect has ever had an extended run of video games with out drawing in the FA WSL – Arsenal between April 2018 and November 2020 (46 video games).Leicester have scored solely 5 targets after 11 FA WSL video games this season. The final aspect to attain fewer targets at this stage have been Liverpool in 2019-20 (3). Should they fail to attain on this match, solely Yeovil Town in 2017-18 (0) can have scored fewer after 12 matches.How to comply with: Follow the newest in our devoted live weblog throughout Sky Sports’ digital platforms with match highlights accessible from midnight on Monday.Arsenal Women vs Reading Women – Sunday, 2.30pmTeam newsStian Blackstenius is in line for her Arsenal debut after signing for the membership this week, and Tobin Heath and Leah Williamson, who’ve each been out with harm, could add additional to Jonas Eidevall’s choices having returned to coaching.Caitlin Foord, Steph Catley and Lydia Williams are away on worldwide responsibility at the Asia Cup.Little has modified in the Reading camp with the risk for Kelly Chambers to call an unchanged aspect from the one which beat Leicester final weekend.Opta statsArsenal have received 9 of their 11 Women’s Super League clashes with Reading (D2), sustaining a 100% profitable document on residence soil on this fixture (5/5).Only Notts County (12 v each Arsenal and Birmingham) have confronted an opponent extra typically with out managing a single victory than Reading’s 11-game run with Arsenal inside the WSL.Arsenal have scored precisely six targets in every of their final two residence league matches with Reading (6-0 in 2018 & 6-1 in 2020), netting three in each the first and second half of each video games.After dropping 5 consecutive FA WSL matches with out scoring between May and October, Reading have since received 5 of their final six (D1), maintaining a clear sheet in all 5 victories.Reading have received every of their final three FA WSL matches, and will win 4 in a row in the competitors for the first very time.Arsenal’s Beth Mead (34) wants another help to equal Karen Carney (35) as the participant with the most assists in Women’s Super League historical past.How to comply with: Follow the newest in our devoted live weblog throughout Sky Sports’ digital platforms with match highlights accessible from midnight on Monday.Tottenham Women vs West Ham Women – Sunday, 6.45pm, live on Sky Sports
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Team informationTottenham have been hit by the lack of Tang Jiali, Kyah Simon and Cho So-hyun who’re away on worldwide responsibility at the Asia Cup.Eveliina Summanen is a brand new arrival in the Spurs camp however will miss out on Sunday’s recreation.West Ham are lastly again in motion after an extended wait with two new faces, Halle Houssein and Emma Snerle, in the squad after signing earlier this month.Asia Cup absences have additionally hit the Hammers, that means Mackenzie Arnold, Tameka Yallop and Yui Hasegawa are all unavailable.Adriana Leon can be absent on account of a knee harm.Opta statsSpurs have solely misplaced considered one of their 5 earlier WSL matches with West Ham (W3 D1), although it was in the reverse fixture in November, with Dagny Brynjarsdottir netting the solely objective of the recreation for the Hammers.West Ham have did not win any of their first WSL video games in a calendar yr, with the Hammers choosing up only one level throughout these matches (D1 L3).Tottenham have picked up 23 factors from their final 11 WSL video games (W7 D2 L2), only one fewer than of their 25 top-flight matches beforehand (W6 D6 L13).No aspect has recovered extra factors from dropping positions than Tottenham in the Women’s Super League this season (7, the identical as Man City), who’ve received two of the 5 matches wherein they’ve fallen behind (D1 L2).West Ham are the solely aspect but to concede a single objective in the first half-hour of an FA WSL match this season – the earliest objective they’ve conceded was scored in the thirty third minute (Inessa Kaagman for Brighton in September).How to comply with: Watch Tottenham Women vs West Ham Women live on Sky Sports Football from 6.30pm on Sunday; kick-off 6.45pm. Follow the newest in our devoted live weblog throughout Sky Sports’ digital platforms, together with in-game clips and free match highlights shortly after full time.