Geyse up and running in dominant United display

Manchester United maintained their unbeaten record in the Barclays Women’s Super League with a dominant 5-0 win over West Ham United at Leigh Sports Village.

With five different goalscorers, Marc Skinner’s side demonstrated their attacking prowess from the outset and went in front through Geyse’s first of the season, who nodded in Hinata Miyazawa’s miscued effort within three minutes.

Millie Turner’s stunning strike and Nikita Parris’ cool finish made it 3-0 towards the end of the first half before Lucia Garcia and Melvine Malarde added to a convincing victory late on.

Despite some encouraging attacking play in the second half from Amber Tysiak and Riko Ueki, the loss leaves West Ham on four points after their first six games.

Arsenal thump six past Leicester

Arsenal came from two goals behind to thump six past Leicester City in the second half to come away 6-2 victors at the King Power Stadium.

Sam Tierney scored Leicester’s first in the 36th minute before Janice Cayman doubled Leicester’s lead less than a minute later.

Cloe Lacasse hit back just four minutes into the second-half to trigger a flurry of goals from five other Arsenal goalscorers.

Alessia Russo, Caitlin Foord helped the Gunners go in front before Victoria Pelova, Stina Blackstenius and Lina Hurtig added to make it six.

Haug header earns Liverpool point

Sophie Roman Haug’s second-half header earned Liverpool a valuable point against Tottenham Hotspur in a 1-1 draw at Brisbane Road.

Celin Bizet’s solo strike put Spurs ahead in the 27th minute, the Norwegian starting her run inside her own half before firing past Rachel Laws.

Her side maintained their lead until the 66th minute, when Yana Daniels’ clever cross found the head of Haug, who converted her first for the club since joining from AS Roma in September.

Robert Vilahamn’s side were denied a fourth win in five games and suffered an injury blow when Olga Ahtinen was carried off on a stretcher deep into stoppage time.

Chelsea stretch lead with win at Everton

Emma Hayes’ Chelsea extended their lead at the summit to four points with a 3-0 victory at Everton.

A majestic 14th-minute volley from Jessie Fleming put the visitors ahead at Walton Hall Park after a poor clearance from Clare Wheeler.

In the second half, a low Johanna Rytting Kaneryd cross was poked in by Sam Kerr before substitute Aggie Beever-Jones sealed the deal with an excellent curling strike.

Brighton shock City with late winner

Brighton and Hove Albion shocked Manchester City with a 1-0 win thanks to a late goal from Lee Geum-min.

City hit the woodwork twice and dominated with a total of 35 shots but their lack of clinical finishing was punished in the closing stages.

Lee combined with Pauline Bremer in the 81st minute to help bundle the ball past Khiara Keating in City’s net.

Gareth Taylor’s side, looking to challenge for the title this season, are now six points adrift of leaders Chelsea while Brighton continued their strong recent form following a 2-2 draw with Manchester United last week.

Villa claim crucial first win

Aston Villa bounced back from five consecutive league defeats to claim their first win of the season with a 2-0 victory over Bristol City.

Carla Ward’s Villans left it late but Ebony Salmon was influential against her former club, contributing to both goals.

Her 77th-minute cross towards Rachel Daly deflected in off the unfortunate Megan Connolly and Salmon was there again nine minutes later to fire a pinpoint strike beyond Olivia Clark.

The win lifted the visitors off the bottom of the table, putting them above their hosts on goal difference.

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