Manchester United hammered Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 and Jordan Nobbs scored twice as Arsenal beat Brighton & Hove Albion 2-0 in the FA Women’s Super League as the battle for the final Champions League spot intensified on Sunday .
With the top three set to play in the flagship European competition next season, Arsenal is third on 41 points and ahead of United on goal difference with a game in hand. Chelsea is top on 51 points, with Manchester City second on 49.
In the first game of the day Ella Toone, Christen Press and Jessica Sigsworth scored in the opening 31 minutes for United. Toone added a second from the penalty spot before Alanna Kennedy grabbed a late consolation for Spurs.
That lifted United briefly above Arsenal, but Gunners midfielder Nobbs struck after 27 minutes and added a second 13 minutes from time as…