Caitlin Foord fired a double as Arenal won the North London derby 5-1 over Tottenham to stay in title contention at Sam Kerr’s Chelsea were beaten over the weekend.
Foord netted in the 29th minute to make it 2-0, before adding her side’s fourth in the 70th minute before being replaced with 15 minutes to play.
The Matildas winger scored Arsenal’s second with a strike from just beyond the box, running at Spurs defender Ashleigh Neville before shooting in low off the post.
An unmarked Foord chested down Victoria Pelova’s cross inside the box at the back post and fired in from close range for 4-1.
Steph Catley was absent due to a foot injury.
Sam Kerr was blanked as Manchester City won 2-0 over Chelsea to leapfrog them in the Women’s Super League on Sunday.
Kerr, who put in a full shift, was limited to few chances, firing straight at Ellie Roebuck early, while she was denied by the keeper from a tight angle in the second 45.
City’s Aussie trio Alanna Kennedy, Hayley Raso and Mary Fowler were all unused on the bench.
Mackenzie Arnold shipped four goals as West Ham United were routed 4-0 by Manchester United on Sunday.
Emily Gielnik was absent as Aston Villa won 5-0 over Leicester City, whom had Courtney Nevin put in a full shift and Remy Siemsen play as a 70th minute substitute.
Lydia Williams returned to the Brighton & Hove Albion starting line-up after two games on the bench but the Seagulls blew a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Reading.
Clare Wheeler started and played 87 minutes as Everton drew 1-1 with Liverpool on Saturday.
Ellie Carpenter was absent as Olympique Lyon eased past Guingamp 6-0 in the French Feminine Division 1.
That game came only days after Carpenter put in a full shift in Lyon’s 1-0 home loss to Kerr’s Chelsea in the Women’s UEFA Champions League quarter-finals first leg. Foord’s Arsenal lost 1-0 at Bayern in midweek too.
Kyra Cooney-Cross played a full game in the centre of midfield as Hammarby won 2-0 over Vittsjo featuring a trio of Matildas as the Swedish Damallsvenskan returned over the weekend.
Aussie trio Clare Polkinghorne, Charlotte Grant and Katrina Gorry all put in full shifts for Vittsjo.
Aivi Luik was an 80th minute substitute as Hacken lost 1-0 at home to Djurgarden.
Tameka Yallop put in a full shift as Brann won 2-1 at Lyn in the return of the Norwegian Toppserien.
Matilda McNamara and Winonah Heatley faced off in the Danish Cup as Heatley’s Nordsjaelland won 3-0 at AGF. McNamara played 79 minutes while Heatley put in a full shift.
Emily van Egmond played a full game in midfield as San Diego Wave won 3-2 over Chicago Red Stars as the USA’s National Women’s Soccer League commenced.
Alex Chidiac was a 73rd minute substitute as Racing Louisville drew 0-0 at Houston Dash.