We made it three wins from three in the Women’s Super League on Sunday as we beat Bristol City 3-1.
We ran out 11-1 winners over the Robins last term, setting a record for the largest victory in WSL history - but it was the visitors who opened the scoring this time around.
Caught dribbling into danger, Leah Williamson lost possession as our last defender and gave Abi Harrison a free run at goal and she fired into the bottom corner.
That goal rocked us and for the next 20 minutes we struggled to take charge of the game in our usual manner, with a number of sloppy passes giving the visitors confidence.
But similarly to Thursday night at Man City, we were bailed out by a moment of magic from Jordan Nobbs, who stormed into the box and fired a first-time effort into the top corner.
The England international has now scored three goals in each of her last three appearances across all competitions.
We completed our comeback just five minutes after the restart when Caitlin Foord latched on to Nobbs’ inviting delivery to find the far corner with a glancing finish.
Miedema then went on to make it three in the closing stages, racing behind Bristol’s defence before showing great composure to poke the ball into the far corner .
WHAT IT MEANS
We must now prepare to face Chelsea in the group stage of the Continental League Cup on Wednesday.
The game will take place at Kingsmeadow with kick-off at 7pm (UK time).
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