A 5-1 win over Sunderland on Saturday saw Arsenal Ladies move up to third in the Premier League table.

Julie Fleeting and Kim Little each scored twice before Rachel Yankey added a fifth shortly before the hour mark.

The Black Cats had taken the lead through Natalie Gutteridge seven minutes in but Fleeting equalised from Gemma Davison's 23rd-minute cross.

Five minutes later Fleeting gave Arsenal the lead, this time heading home Little's cross.

The in-form Scot then bagged a goal herself seven minutes after the break and added another four minutes later to make it 23 goals in 14 appearances for the Gunners this season.

Rachel Yankey's free-kick completed the victory and Tony Gervaise's side are now just one point behind league-leaders Chelsea with two games in hand.

Arsenal Ladies

1
Byrne
2
Flaherty
3
Fahey
4
Grant
5
Chapman 67
6
Yankey Goal!
7
Yorston
8
Davison
9
Ludlow
10
Little Goal! Goal!
11
Fleeting 72 Goal! Goal!

Substitutes

12
Beattie 67
13
Lander 72

Sunderland Ladies

1
Laws
2
Wilson
3
Holmes
4
Devine
5
Bannon
6
Staniforth
7
Stokes
8
Nobbs
9
McDougall
10
Danby
11
Gutteridge Goal!

Substitutes

12
Salicki
13
Atkinson
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