Rachel Daly scored a hat-trick as Aston Villa eased to a 3-1 victory over Studying at Villa Park on Sunday.
The England worldwide had scored 5 objectives in her first six WSL outings since becoming a member of from Houston Sprint in the summertime and added a sixth to her tally with a sensible header after Villa had fallen behind to Lauren Wade’s opener after seven minutes.
Her connection on a nook from the left in first-half stoppage time was taken over the road by the unlucky Gemma Evans and initially went down as an personal objective, although it was rapidly attributed to the 30-year-old.
Daly accomplished a formidable treble inside the ultimate quarter-hour, when she coolly dispatched a penalty previous substitute goalkeeper Grace Moloney – who was launched after Jacqueline Burns had been despatched off for a nasty collision with Kirsty Hanson – to spherical off a win that lifts Villa as much as fifth.
Rachel Furness’ last-gasp equaliser earned Liverpool a degree in an exhilarating 3-3 draw at Brighton.
The reds had been on a six-match dropping run earlier than the sport on the south coast, however took the lead by way of Missy Bo Kearns within the seventeenth minute.
Brighton then fought again, with a objective from Elisabeth Terland, Danielle Carter’s penalty and Katie Robinson’s strike from distance giving the hosts a considerable lead going into the half-time break.
Liverpool left it late to scale back the deficit, Shanice van de Sanden heading her aspect’s second objective within the 76th minute.
Van de Sanden then turned supplier for Furness’ 92nd-minute objective to stage the match.
Emma Hayes returned to the dugout as Chelsea reclaimed top spot in the Women’s Super League table with a 3-0 win over Tottenham at Stamford Bridge.
In entrance of 38,350 supporters, Chelsea took management when Sam Kerr’s first-half strike gave them the benefit earlier than Erin Cuthbert doubled the lead.
Hayes’ first match within the dugout since her emergency hysterectomy final month was then capped off by Guro Reiten scoring from the spot and lifted the Blues three factors away from second-placed Arsenal.
In the meantime, on the Chigwell Development Stadium, West Ham struck a late winner to beat Leicester 1-0 and deny the Foxes – backside of the desk after eight straight defeats – their first level of the season.
Izzy Atkinson scored the decisive objective with 88 minutes gone, latching onto a sensible move from Viviane Asseyi and slotting residence.