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Manchester City Women vs. Tottenham Women: game time, match thread, and how to watch online

Spurs face a stiff test in their second WSL match.

Tottenham Hotspur Women v Birmingham City Women - Barclays FA Women’s Super League Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse/Getty Images

Tottenham Hotspur Women opened their WSL season last week with a win over Birmingham City. Today they’ll face a much tougher test — a trip to Manchester City. City are one of the best clubs in the WSL and should be competing for a title this season. They also have a familiar face on their squad — former Spurs Women midfielder Alanna Kennedy, who joined City this summer after her Spurs contract expired.

Against Birmingham, Spurs looked dominant in possession but were betrayed by their finishing. Despite numerous chances, Tottenham needed a goal-slash-cross from Kit Graham en route to a narrow 1-0 win. City are unlikely to allow them as many opportunities, and their strength in attack means Spurs’ defense is likely going to be under enormous pressure all day.

But that’s why you play the games. Spurs have been patiently waiting for their first Big Four win since joining the WSL. Could that happen today?

COYSW!

Lineup

To be posted when released by the clubs.

How to Watch

Manchester City Women vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sunday, September 12, 2021
1:45 p.m. ET, 6:45 p.m. UK
Manchester City Academy Stadium, Manchester, UK
TV: not televised (USA), Sky Sports (UK)
Streaming: The FA Player (free, registration required), NBCSports.com

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