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Arsenal beat Man United 2-0 to stay top of WSL

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MANCHESTER, England, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Vivianne Miedema and Katie McCabe scored within the second half to give Arsenal a 2-0 win away to Manchester United on Sunday that saved the Gunners top of the FA Women’s Super League, their seventh victory in eight league video games this season.

Without a league win since beating Birmingham City 2-0 on Oct. 3, United saved the guests scoreless within the opening 45 minutes, however Dutch striker Miedema drove house a low shot three minutes into the second half to break the impasse.

Nine minutes later McCabe was fouled within the field to earn a penalty, and the Irish worldwide dusted herself down earlier than firing the spot-kick past the dive of Mary Earps.

Arsenal stayed top of the desk on 22 factors, with the remaining of the weekend’s fixtures due to be performed afterward Sunday.

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Reporting by Philip O’Connor, modifying by Ed Osmond

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Soccer Football - Women's Super League - Manchester United v Arsenal - Leigh Sports Village, Leigh, Britain - November 21, 2021 Arsenal's Vivianne Miedema scores their first goal Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Soccer Football - Women's Super League - Manchester United v Arsenal - Leigh Sports Village, Leigh, Britain - November 21, 2021 Arsenal's Vivianne Miedema scores their first goal with teammates Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

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