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Live Reporting

Tom Garry

All times stated are UK

  1. Thanks for joining me

    That brings an end our WSL marathon for this afternoon. Thanks for your company.

    I'll leave you with highlights of Reading's 3-2 win over Everton.

    It's been quite a day and it ended with that cracker at Kingsmeadow. Until next time, cheers!

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    Video caption: WSL highlights: Reading 3-2 Everton
  2. Watch: Brighton 1-3 West Ham

    That win for Chelsea came in the fifth of today's WSL matches. Here are the highlights from another entertaining one, as West Ham won at Brighton earlier.

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    Video caption: WSL highlights: Brighton & Hove Albion 1-3 West Ham
  3. 'We played badly and got punished' - Montemurro

    FT: Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal

    Arsenal boss Joe Montemurro adds: "We played badly in the second half and got punished for it.

    "We made some fundamental errors in crucial areas.

    "We didn't put away the chances we created, so we're our own worst enemy."

  4. Hayes on 'terrific' Chelsea

    FT: Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal


    Chelsea boss Emma Hayes tells BT Sport: "I love these games. This is what you go to work for.

    "We're all sick to death of hearing about our slow start to last season. That's been put to bed. We were terrific today.

    "[At half-time] I told the players we had to be aggressive. I had no doubt we were going to win the game."

  5. FT: Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal


    Chelsea's match-winner Maria Thorisdottir adds: "That was unbelievable. I'm just very happy."

  6. Reaction - Chelsea beat champions Arsenal

    FT: Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal


    Chelsea and England's Beth England tells BT Sport: "I'm ecstatic. In the last 25 minutes we managed to control the game a bit better and in the second half we knew we had to push.

    "We're here to fight for trophies and that's exactly what we've done. We've beaten the champions. I'm so proud of this team."

  7. FT: Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal

    This is Arsenal's first WSL defeat since facing Chelsea at home last January. That's some run that's just ended.

  8. FT: Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal

    Chelsea celebrate on the pitch, punching the air. Emma Hayes is all smiles.

    What a fantastic game that was. Great to watch.


    Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal


    There it is - a huge win for Chelsea!

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    Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal

    The atmosphere for this London derby at Kingsmeadow has been excellent and the attendance has been confirmed as 4,149.

    They've all been making plenty of noise throughout.

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    Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal

    There'll be a minimum of four minutes of stoppage time. Can Chelsea hang on to the three points?


    Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal

    Beth Mead is denied by a fine low save from Ann-Katrin Berger. Arsenal are really going for it now.

  13. GOAL: Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal

    Maria Thorisdottir (86 mins)

    Thorisdottir celly

    That's a terrific goal and it might be the winner! Chelsea's subs combine as Ramona Bachmann turns and lays the ball off to Maria Thorisdottir, who curls a beauty in to the corner of the net from inside the D.

    The Chelsea bench go crazy, jumping all over each other. It's a potentially massive moment in this season's title race, even so early in the campaign.

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    Chelsea 1-1 Arsenal

    The Blues' Switzerland forward Ramona Bachmann, on as a substitute, shoots low but straight at the keeper.

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    Chelsea 1-1 Arsenal

    Ji injury

    This is a shame. Ji So-Yun is hurt and can't continue. She hobbles off.

    She's been everywhere today for Chelsea. Really lively and pulling the strings.

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    Chelsea 1-1 Arsenal

    Bright and Little

    Both sides are trying to win this, as we enter the final 12 minutes or so of the 90.

    Ji So-Yun drags another strike wide from outside the box.

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    Chelsea 1-1 Arsenal

    Maren Mjelde sends a teasing cross to the far post that finds Ji So-Yun, but the Chelsea playmaker can't quite get her effort on target.

  18. CLOSE!

    Chelsea 1-1 Arsenal

    Arsenal's Beth Mead cuts on to her right boot and bends a shot from outside the box that goes just wide of the far post.

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    Chelsea 1-1 Arsenal

    Fran Kirby is looking to use her pace to get in behind the Arsenal backline, but Leah Williamson makes a vital, top-class tackle to halt her run.

    Brilliant from both Lionesses there.

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    Chelsea 1-1 Arsenal

    But Chelsea's corner comes to nothing as there's a foul in the box as the ball comes in.