Previewing the action in the WSL

Womens Super League

After a week off for international games, the WSL is back this weekend with four games over the next four days.

Thursday’s action

There is one game in the WSL 2 on Thursday. This sees sixth place London Bees entertain second bottom Aston Villa Ladies FC. Going into the game, the two teams are separated by three places and five points. A win for London Bees will see them overtake Tottenham Hotspur Ladies FC and move into fifth and having played the same amount of games. A win for the visitor, Villa will them overtake Sheffield FC Ladies and move into eighth place, but Villa will have played two more games than Sheffield.

Friday’s Action

The action on Friday comes from the WSL 1, with bottom place Yeovil Town Ladies FC hosting Reading FC Women. Going into the game the two sides are separated by four places and 19 points. Yeovil are still looking to pick up their first points of the season. Reading will be hoping to secure a victory and leaprfrog both Arsenal Ladies and Liverpool Ladies and Birmingham City Ladies and move into third place having played the same amount of games as Birmingham.

Sunday’s Action

There are two games in the WSL 2 on Sunday. The first kicks off at midday when London Bees are in action at home again when they take on fourth place Durham Women FC. A win could move London Bees even further up the league if they beat Villa on Thursday and could see them move just two points behind Durham if they win both games. A win for Durham will see them close the gap to third place Brighton & Hove Albion Women to just two points.

The final game of this weekend’s action kicks off at three o’clock when eighth place Sheffield FC Ladies host bottom place Watford Ladies FC. Going into the game the two sides are separated by two places and eight points. A win for Sheffield would see them Overtake Oxford United Women and potentially London Bees if they win 3-0 and London Bees lose both of their games. A win for Watford would be their first of the season, with them only having managing to get one point from their opening ten games of the season. A win for them could also them see them close the gap to second bottom to Villa to three points if Villa lose to London Bees on Thursday.