Women's Super League: Vivianne Miedema strike gives Arsenal victory over Manchester City

Arsenal beat Manchester City 1-0 in the final game of their title winning season back in May (PA Images)
13:49pm, Sun 27 Oct 2019
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GOOD AFTERNOON

Good afternoon everybody and welcome to Meadow Park where defending champions Arsenal take on Manchester City in the Women's Super League.

It is a clash between the top two from last season as The Gunners look to hit back following their defeat to Chelsea by moving level on points with City.

The blue side of Manchester has seen four victories from their side's first four games, but their last league defeat did come in this fixture on the final day of last season.

That day Arsenal beat them 1-0 thanks to a wonderful late strike from Emma Mitchell. Can they repeat the feat here today? Not long to find out.

The line-ups will be with you shortly.

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ARSENAL TEAM

Subs: Peyraud-Magnin, Quinn, Mitchell, Maier, Roord, Veje

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MAN CITY TEAM

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RECENT HISTORY

How have the sides faired against each other recently?

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BOUNCE BACK ABILITY?

Can the champions avoid a second straight defeat? They look ready for war as they warm up.

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ELSEWHERE

Live scores:

Everton 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

Manchester United 1-0 Reading

Birmingham City 1-0 Liverpool

Chloe Kelly and Esme Morgan have given Everton a comfortable lead heading into the final ten minutes against Brighton.

Manchester United hold a slender advantage over Reading thanks to Kirsty Hanson's first half volley.

And Birmingham have taken an early lead over Liverpool through Kerys Harrop. That one is only 15 minutes in.

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TEN MINUTE WARNING

We are ten minutes away from kick-off in this huge WSL clash between last season's very best. Who will win?

Get in touch with us on Twitter and let us know who you're backing!

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LIONESS

England's Ellen White is looking on from the bench today. Not a bad option to have if things aren't going well...

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ALMOST READY

The players are out and ready for this one. There's going to be fireworks, no question about that.

Strap yourselves in. This will be a doozy.

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VIVIANNE MIEDEMA

Arsenal's star striker Vivianne Miedema passed a late fitness test on a hamstring problem. She could prove the difference today. A phenomenal forward.

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