Two weeks ago, Tottenham Hotspur successfully completed the biggest win in their history, knocking off 2020-21 WSL runners up Manchester City 2-1 at the City Academy Stadium, thanks to a goal from Rachel Williams and late controversial City own goal. Today, they return to their home ground The Hive in Edgware, to face Reading Women for a chance to start 3-0 in the league.
Tottenham played tenaciously against the Citizens and will need to regain part of that tenacity today. Reading have started the season 0-2 and currently sit 11th in the table, but those losses have come against two the two best clubs in the league — a 2-0 loss at Manchester United and a 4-0 home drubbing vs. Arsenal. Reading are a pretty good side that are expected to compete for a top half finish in the WSL this season — they finished in seventh, four points and one place ahead of Spurs in 2020-21.
Reading also have a familiar face — Chloe Peplow, who left Spurs this past summer in a large player clear-out, has found a home in Berkshire and has started both of their first two matches.
After an international break, Spurs will want to maintain their momentum today at home. Let’s see if they can.
Your team to take on Reading! pic.twitter.com/J7hD6vJZb2— Tottenham Hotspur Women (@SpursWomen) September 26, 2021
Your Royals Team News.— Reading FC Women (@ReadingFCWomen) September 26, 2021
3️⃣ changes from the side that faced Arsenal as boss Kelly Chambers gives first starts to @JVanhaevermaet @deannecynthia_ @tatsdowie
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