An important 1-0 home win for Arsenal against Reading resulted in a clean sheet and three points for the Gunners. Arsenal In the Women’s Super League, goalkeeper Manuela Zinsberger set a new record by posting the first eight consecutive shutouts.
Blackstenius scored Arsenal’s lone goal in the 30th minute off an assist from Little, giving Arsenal its third straight win of the season.
In the 61st minute, Little missed a penalty, but Arsenal responded by replacing the shaky Foord, Miedema, and Walti with the steady Hurting, Nobbs, and Maanum. The three kept the scoreless as the Gunners won 1-0.
After beating Reading 1-0, Arsenal moved up to second place in the WSL table, passing Chelsea in the process. Both teams now have nine points, but Manchester United is in first place with ten goals scored and none allowed, while Reading is in last place with zero points.
This weekend sees away matches for Arsenal versus Liverpool, Manchester United versus Leicester City, and Chelsea versus Brighton.