Preview the weekend’s action in the WSL as Yeovil hope to get off the mark!

WSL1 Preview

With the weekend fast approaching there is plenty of action to look forward to in the WSL.

The weekend’s action starts on Saturday in the WSL 1¬† as bottom place Yeovil Town Ladies FC entertain fourth-place Liverpool Ladies. Yeovil are still looking for their first points of the season having failed to score any points in their first nine games this season.

This is followed by one game in the WSL 2 which see top versus bottom, with Doncaster Rovers Belles taking on Watford Ladies FC. Going into the game Doncaster have 28 more points than Watford. Watford are still looking for their first win of the season having only scored one point in their first nine games.

Sunday then sees a packed schedule starting at midday in the WSL 2 as fourth place Durham Women FC take on sixth place Oxford United Women. A win for Durham could see them leapfrog Brighton and move into third place. A win for Oxford could see them overtake Tottenham and move into fifth place.

Then at 12:30 it’s the game of the day in the WSL 1 and sees third-place Arsenal Ladies take on top of the table Chelsea Ladies. Arsenal will be looking for a win to consolidate third place and close the gap to second place Manchester City Women. A win for Chelsea will help to consolidate or extend their lead over Man City.

An hour and a half later there are three games in the WSL 1. The first of these sees fifth place Birmingham City Ladies take on seventh Sunderland AFC Ladies. A win for Birmingham could see them move above Liverpool and into fourth. A win for the visitors could see them move above Reading FC Women and into sixth.

The second game is eighth versus ninth as Everton Ladies FC host Bristol City Ladies. A win for the home side would see the move onto level points with Sunderland. A win for Bristol would see them overtake their opponents.

The final game in the WSL 1 sees second-place Manchester City take on sixth place Reading. A win for the home side would see them close the gap to the top of the table or potentially overtake them if Chelsea lose. A win for the away side could see the overtake Birmingham.

Also at two o’clock, there are two games in the WSL 2. The first of these sees third place Brighton and Hove Albion Women host fifth-place Tottenham Hotspur Ladies. A win for Brighton could see them close the gap to Millwall Lionesses to one point. A win for the visitors could see them close the gap to fourth place Durham.

The final game of the weekend sees eighth  Sheffield FC Ladies take on second place Millwall. A win for Sheffield could see the over both London Bees and Oxford and into fifth. A win for the Millwall could see them move onto level points with top of the table, Doncaster.