• Thu. Oct 22nd, 2020

Females’s Continental League Cup: Holders Chelsea beat Arsenal in neighborhood stage

Females’s Continental League Cup: Holders Chelsea beat Arsenal in neighborhood stage
Chelsea face title rivals Manchester City in their next league game on Sunday, 11 October
Chelsea face title opponents Manchester City in their subsequent league sport on Sunday, 11 October

Holders Chelsea began their defence of the Females’s Continental League Cup with a 4-1 obtain over opponents Arsenal in a repeat of closing season’s closing.

Guro Reiten netted twice for Chelsea after Magdalena Eriksson’s opener used to be cancelled out by Caitlin Foord, and Beth England added a late fourth.

Championship Liverpool beat Manchester United 3-1 in Wednesday’s predominant upset.

Manchester City came from within the succor of to beat in-form Everton 3-1 in a pre-cursor to 1 November’s FA Cup closing.

There were additionally first wins of the season in all competitions for Females’s Shipshape League aspects Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Bristol City and Tottenham, all towards 2nd-tier opposition, while Studying earned a third straight obtain as they beat Charlton 4-0.

Top-flight aspects Brighton and West Ham drew 2-2 in 90 minutes however the Hammers picked up an further level for successful the next shootout, while Championship clubs Durham and Crystal Palace additionally enjoyed victories in Wednesday’s opening spherical of neighborhood-stage video games.

The winners of the six spherical-robin teams will all development to the quarter-finals, together with the two most intelligent runners-up.

Neighborhood stage results – Wednesday’s opening fixtures

Neighborhood A

Aston Villa 1-0 Sheffield United

Durham 5-2 Coventry United

Neighborhood B

Chelsea 4-1 Arsenal

Tottenham 4-0 London City Lionesses

Neighborhood C

Liverpool 3-1 Manchester United

Manchester City 3-1 Everton

Neighborhood D

Brighton 2-2 West Ham (2-4 pens)

Studying 4-0 Charlton

Neighborhood E

Blackburn 0-1 Birmingham

Leicester City had no fixture in this spherical of video games, as Neighborhood E has three teams

Neighborhood F

Bristol City 4-0 London Bees

Lewes 1-2 Crystal Palace

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