Arsenal hold on to beat Manchester United in WSL despite Mead red card

Arsenal hold on to beat Manchester United in WSL despite Mead red card

The Guardian

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Joe Montemurro promised there is “plenty more to come” from Lotte Wubben-Moy after the 22-year-old centre-back scored the second goal against Manchester United to calm Arsenal nerves and breathed life into their fight for a place in next season’s Champions League, despite her side playing half an hour with 10 after Beth Mead’s red card.

The win means Arsenal cut their deficit on third-placed United to three points, with the London side having played a game fewer as the pair battle it out for the new third European spot available to Women’s Super League teams. The United manager, Casey Stoney, said she was bitterly disappointed with the defeat and that the game had been won and lost in both boxes. “They were clinical in their chances, we weren’t,” said Stoney.

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