Arsenal 6-1 Tottenham Hotspur: LIVE WSL

It’s north London derby day as Arsenal and Spurs go head-to-head in the WSL
It’s north London derby day as Arsenal and Spurs go head-to-head in the WSL - (Copyright PA)
13:37pm, Sun 18 Oct 2020
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Arsenal take on Tottenham in the Women’s Super League north London derby.

Alex Morgan will not make her debut for Spurs in the match.

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Welcome back to the Women’s Super League!

Arsenal will face Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby kicking off at 2.30pm.

Both teams have just released their starting squad so stay tuned for updates!

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Arsenal starting squad

Joe Montemurro has had an injury headache this week in selection as stars such as Jordan Nobbs and Jill Roord are injured.

However, he still has a lot of stars in his starting 11 as Leah Williamson and Katie McCabe feature for the Gunners.

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Spurs announce squad

Many fans would be hoping to see Alex Morgan in today’s starting squad but she tweeted she has had a setback and so won’t make her debut today.

Instead Karen Hills and Juan Amoros have selected Ashley Neville, Alanna Kennedy and Shelina Zadorsky in their starting 11.

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Previous north London derby record

There has only been one other north London derby in the WSL which Arsenal won at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium last November.

That day they recorded a 2-0 victory, will they be able to do the same today?

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Leonie Maier injury update

Arsenal confirm the reason for Leonie Maier’s exclusion from the matchday squad is because of a thigh injury.

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Half an hour to go!

Kick off is just over half an hour away.

Will Arsenal be able to stay at the top of the WSL or will Spurs find their first win of the season?

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Miedema could break the WSL top goal-scorer record

Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema could break the WSL all-time goal-scoring record today.

She equalled Nikita Parris’ record of 49 goals in the league in their last WSL match.

With 49 scores in 49 matches it is a case of when not if she will break the record this season, but will it be today?

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Foord speaks ahead of kick off

Arsenal’s Caitlin Foord has told BT Sport she has found the love of the game again at Arsenal.

And she added all the Australian players who play for different clubs in London are some of her best friends

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Managers speak ahead of kick off

Montemurro said: "We are making sure we are attacking each game as it is.

“This amount of injuries we need to have a look at things, we need to look at everything and make sure we uncover what could be a problem.”

Hills said: "[Morgan’s] setback isn’t major, remember it’s only five months since she gave birth.

"We can hold any team it’s just the final bit of detail at the end of game, the concentration has to be key from minute one to the 90th."

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Less than ten minutes to go

The north London derby is nearly ready to kick off!

Who will win this game?

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