Kim Little and Lia Walti could only watch on from the bench as we suffered our third defeat of the season on Sunday.
Our midfield duo have been faultless throughout 2019/20, and it’s safe to say that we missed their presence in the middle of the park at Academy Stadium.
Speaking after our 2-1 defeat, Joe Montemurro said:
on Kim Little and Lia Walti being absent from the matchday squad…
We’re just managing their load, they’ve not recovered well over the last couple of weeks and we think it would have been a bit of a risk today to play them in such a physical game, so we just decided to give them the rest they need without putting them at risk.
on whether Little and Walti will be available for the north London derby…
We hope so, we should be able to rest them up and get them ready, but we’ll have to monitor it this week and see how they go.
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