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Arsenal vs. Tottenham Women: game time, lineups, and how to watch online

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Spurs are set for their second away North London Derby in three weeks. Ow.

Arsenal Women v Tottenham Hotspur Women: Vitality Women’s FA Cup Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

The last time Tottenham Hotspur Women played Arsenal was on September 26 in the FA Cup quarterfinals. Despite a yawning gulf in ability between these two sides, Spurs pressed high, battled hard, and held their own for about 60 minutes before fading and falling to a 4-0 defeat.

Today, Spurs are back at Meadow Park for another away North London Derby, but this time it’s in WSL league action. Don’t think it’s going to be any easier, though. Spurs will again be up against a superior foe and will need to bring their best game in order to steal a result on the road.

What about Alex Morgan, you ask? Well, we have no idea. She didn’t make the bench in either of Spurs’ last two matches, which has led to some speculation that she may have picked up an injury in training as she tries to return to football for the first time in nearly a year. She’ll make her Tottenham debut when she does, and there’s nothing we can do about it until she does.

COYSW!

Lineup

How to Watch

Today’s match is not televised in the United States, but will be streamed on NBC Sports Live and The FA Player. Registration is required.

Arsenal Women vs. Tottenham Women
Sunday, October 18, 2020
9:30 a.m. ET, 2:30 p.m. BST
Meadow Park, Boreham Wood, Hertfordshire, UK
TV: not televised (USA), BT Sport 1 (UK)
Streaming: NBC Sports Live (USA), The FA Player (free, registration required)

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