Chelsea maintained their unbeaten start to the Women’s Super League season with a 2-1 win over Man City.

Late goals from Bethany England and Maren Mjelde cancelled out Caroline Weir’s 59th-minute opener.

Chelsea have had a superb start to the season

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Chelsea have had a superb start to the season

The Blues will leapfrog Arsenal into first place if they win their game in hand.

Arsenal moved two points clear at the top of the table with a 3-0 win over Reading.

Vivianne Miedema, who scored a sensational double hat-trick in last week’s record-breaking 11-1 win over Bristol City, was back on the scoresheet once again, flicking the ball over Grace Moloney with the Gunners’ first real chance after 28 minutes.

And nine minutes later Kim Little doubled the advantage with a lobbed finish following a corner. Danielle Van De Donk headed against a post before Miedema wrapped up the scoring in stoppage time, lobbing Moloney for her 12th goal of the season.

Lauren James was the star of the show as Manchester United came from behind to beat Everton 3-1.

The visitors led just two minutes in when Mary Earps appeared to punch a corner into her own net, but moments later James turned in Jess Sigsworth’s cross.

Manchester United got back to winning ways after last weekend’s defeat to West Ham

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Manchester United got back to winning ways after last weekend’s defeat to West Ham

United led after James was fouled in the box by Megan Finnigan and Katie Zelem fired in the penalty, before James made it 3-1 with a fine strike just before half-time.

Liverpool’s first goal from open play this season was enough to earn the league’s bottom side only their second point of the campaign with a 1-1 draw against West Ham.

The visitors had led through Adriana Leon’s scuffed shot, fumbled by Liverpool goalkeeper Fran Kitching, in just the fifth minute.

Mel Lawley then missed a penalty but redeemed herself by sending in the cross which Niamh Charles turned in 13 minutes from time.

Tottenham moved up to sixth with a 1-0 win over Brighton courtesy of Ashleigh Neville’s 57th-minute goal, while Birmingham won 2-0 at Bristol City with goals in either half from Lucy Whipp and Abbi Grant.


Full results from Sunday’s Women Super League matches:

Man United 3-1 Everton

Chelsea 2-1 Man City

Liverpool 1-1 West Ham

Tottenham 1-0 Brighton

Reading 0-3 Arsenal

Bristol City 0-2 Birmingham

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