Manchester City grabbed a late winner at home to Arsenal to stay in the title race while American striker Alex Morgan scored one goal and made another as Tottenham Hotspur beat Aston Villa 3-1 in the Women’s Super League on Sunday.

Vivianne Miedema netted her 11th goal in nine league games in the third minute to put Arsenal ahead. However, Sam Mewis equalised for City with a header before Caroline Weir rifled home deep into stoppage time to grab the win.

Hayley Ladd’s close-range header seven minutes from time gave league leader Manchester United a hard-fought 2-1 win away to Reading that keeps it top on 23 points after nine games. Chelsea is second on 20 points, Arsenal third on 19 and City a point further back.

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