City leave United in third place in the WSL standings with 13 points, six points behind the leaders after seven games. ChelseaUnited’s points are 12.
A crowd of 43,615 broke United’s previous attendance record of 30,196 for a WSL game at Old Trafford in 2022. Aston Villa.
Captain Katie Zelem Then United went ahead from the penalty in the 21st minute Alex GreenwoodIts handball, but Jill Roord and England International Lorraine Hemp He scored a breathtaking goal in the 34th and 35th minutes of the first half.
United City’s goal is England’s keeper Mary Earps Hesitate to complete a soft pass back from Maya Le Tissier. Earps’ attempted clearance ricocheted off an opener Khadija Shah And in the net, United’s keeper walks away screaming in anger at the mistake.
In the 72nd minute, City went down to 10 players Laya Alexandria A second yellow was shown for the foul Lucia GarciaAnd while United dominated the last few minutes with a flurry of chances, City held strong and their fans were singing “Blue Moon” at the final whistle.
Chelsea, the only unbeaten team, moved six points clear at the top of the table with a 5-1 win on Saturday. Liverpool That’s a feature Lauren James Hat-trick to clinch their fifth consecutive WSL title.
England international Rachel Daly A goal in extra time gave Aston Villa a thrilling 3-2 victory West Ham United. Anna Patten and Canadian International Adriana Leone He also scored before Daley scored the winner from inside the box for Villa, who are ninth with just two wins.