Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action
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Arsenal look unstoppable, Chelsea are missing Chapman, miserly Birmingham win again and Yeovil are improving

The way Arsenal are brushing teams aside this season is reminiscent of their glory days. They have won every match, most of them with ease – their four league games include two 5-0 wins and a 7-0, and this week it was the reigning champions on the receiving end. The major difference this season is how clinical they have been in front of goal, with Vivianne Miedema, who has six goals and...


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