Vivianne Miedema scored twice as we secured a convincing 4-0 victory over Bristol City on Sunday and returned to the top three of the Women’s Super League table.
Lydia Williams returned in goal to replace Manuela Zinsberger, while Leonie Maier filled in at left back with her first league start since December 2020.
Heading into this fixture on the back of four consecutive victories without conceding, we were full of confidence and opened the scoring after just four minutes through Vivianne Miedema.
The Netherlands international combined with Jill Roord on the edge of the box and fired into the bottom-right corner, finishing a well-worked team move.
Miedema then went on to rattle the woodwork with a looping header, before teeing up Danielle van de Donk to double our advantage from close range on the stroke of half-time.
We pushed on in the second half too with substitute Beth Mead pouncing on a loose ball inside the area.
And then two minutes later, Miedema converted her second of the afternoon by following up Jordan Nobbs’ saved effort.
Our No 11 has now scored 15 and assisted four in just six appearances against the Robins.
WHAT IT MEANS
Up next, we will play a Vitality Women’s FA Cup home fixture on Sunday, April 18.
Our opponents are still to be confirmed.
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