Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action | Rachel Brown-Finnis

Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action | Rachel Brown-Finnis

The Guardian

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Aston Villa face crucial mini-season, West Ham latch on to miracle, and City keep pressing Chelsea in title race

The Women’s Super League now takes a two-week international break, during which England play friendlies against France and Canada, followed by the FA Cup fourth round. But when it returns it will be with some giant fixtures starting with a potential title decider between Manchester City and Chelsea, and whoever ends the last weekend of April at the top of the table will be massive favourites to win it. There are also key games to come at the bottom: Aston Villa, who slipped back to bottom spot with defeat at Everton, face a four-game mini-season with each of their next four fixtures against teams now in the bottom four, including home and away matches against West Ham. Survival is in their hands, but now it’s about who copes best with the pressure.

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