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WSL leaders Arsenal put Leicester aside to increase their advantage at the top of the table

Arsenal has moved four obvious points at the top WSL after flying to the usual 4-0 win over the last club Leicester

Jonas Eidevall’s side bounced back from their final FA Cup disappointment last week when early goals from Jordan Nobbs and Vivianne Miedema gave them a 2-0 lead.

Leicester defender Jemma Purfield was sent off just before half-time, and two quick goals came from substitute Frida Maanum after a stamped period before a solid display by the Gunners.

Tottenham rose to third place after beating Aston Villa 2-1 at Walsall Stadium.

Villa captain Remi Allen took the lead in the 18th minute but 10 minutes later, Kyah Simon equalized from the penalty spot after Ria Percival was knocked down.

Rachel Williams gave the Spurs the lead in the second half and they held their ground in the face of some late pressure from the hosts.

Spurs overcame Brighton who had a 0-2 defeat first Manchester United gave the visitors their first win since October 3.

Tottenham advance to third after beating Aston Villa in WSL (John Walton/PA)

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United dominated and tested Brighton goalkeeper Megan Walsh several times before Hayley Ladd scored in the first half.

The Wales international scored from close range and Norwegian midfielder Vilde Boe Risa doubled the lead after 69 minutes.

Boe Risa converted into Alessia Russo’s goal in the 69th minute as United ended a four-game winless streak in the WSL and went up on points with Brighton.

Boss Marc Skinner told the BBC: “It’s coming. We are like a Manchester United team that we want to develop and improve. ”

Ellen White ruined Darren Carter’s first game as Birmingham caretaker manager with a late goal in Manchester City’s 3-2 win at St Andrew’s.

Birmingham took the lead twice thanks to penalties from Christie Murray and captain Louise Quinn, with City’s Georgia Stanway making a spectacular 25-yard effort in the middle.

Lauren Hemp’s header restored parity again before England scorer White touched Khadija Shaw’s ball at the last minute.

Victory means City have won consecutive games for the first time this season.

Everton and West Ham drew 1-1 after Zaneta Wyne put the visitors ahead five minutes before the break.

The Hammers had a very good assessment of the score and Everton goalkeeper Sandy MacIver stopped Lisa Evans from doubling the lead.

Toni Duggan equalized 14 minutes ago, the England international’s first goal since a rematch with Atletico Madrid in the summer.

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JACLYN DIAZ

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