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Blues power to top of the table
Birmingham City have gone top of the Barclays Women’s Championship for the first time this season after running out 3-
Lily Agg put the in-
The result means that Sunderland slip back to third place, one point off the pace, whilst Birmingham head the table on goal difference from previous leaders Charlton Athletic, who battled out a 2-
Such is the tightness in the Championship table that only two points cover the top five teams, with fourth place Crystal Palace having actually missed out on an opportunity to take over the leadership as they were held to a 1-
Likewise, Southampton would also have regained top spot had they recorded a victory away to Durham Women but once again inconsistency has dogged them as their long, long journey resulted in a 1-
Three of the five matches played on Sunday resulted in draws, including Watford picking up an important point when sharing six goals with London City Lionesses. This did not tell the whole story though as Watford made an astonishingly fast start to the game as a Michelle Agyemang double and a Paige Culver own goal put them three goals ahead inside the opening seven minutes. The turning point came just before half time when Lois Joel pulled one back for the Lionesses and after Grace Neville further reduced the arrears after the break, Lucy Fitzgerald rounded off a superb fightback from the Lionesses with the equalising goal in injury time.