18 October 2020 14:32
The last time Tottenham Hotspur Women played Arsenal was on September 26 in the FA Cup quarterfinals. 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. 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.
Today's match is not televised in the United States, but will be streamed on NBC Sports Live and The FA Player. Arsenal Women vs. Tottenham Women 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) The match thread rules are the same as always. While you're here, though, we have a few rules and regulations: Violators will be warned or banned. We have rules against "relentless negativity." Nobody likes a Negative Nancy.
or homophobic in nature will be swiftly deleted and you will be immediately banned. Arsenal and Tottenham meet in an FA Women's Super League north London derby today. The Gunners are top of the table with four wins from four, having scored a huge 23 goals to lay down a marker early on this season. Spurs, meanwhile, have lost three of their opening four matches, and will need something special at Meadow Park. The last time these two sides met, Joe Montemurro's Arsenal eased to a 4-0 FA Women's Cup victory in late September. However, Spurs are intent on reeling in their north London rivals, and the signing of Alex Morgan - who misses out today - points to their WSL ambitions. Kick-off time and venue Arsenal vs Tottenham will take place at the Gunners' Meadow Park stadium in Borehamwood, with kick-off at 2:30pm BST. TV channel: The match will be televised live on BT Sport 1, with coverage starting from 2pm. Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app. Fans can also watch the game via the FA Player. Alex Morgan's Spurs debut won't be for another few weeks, with the American forward saying a setback prevented her from being fit to play today. The two-time World Cup winner joined Tottenham last month for this season to get game time ahead of the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics in 2021, with the United States season curtailed by the pandemic. But Morgan, who gave birth to Charlie Elena Carrasco in May, has not played since 2019. "A small setback keeping me from doing what I love," Morgan tweeted on Sunday. "Can't wait to get on the field with this team in the next few weeks. forward Vivianne Miedema has broken Nikita Parris' record to become the all-time top scorer in Women's history. What term do you want to search? Arsenal's Vivianne Miedema becomes all-time top scorer in Women's Super League history The 24-year-old netted for the Gunners against north London rivals Tottenham to become the most prolific player in the league's history forward Vivianne Miedema has broken Nikita Parris' record to become the all-time top scorer in Women's Super League history. Miedema found the back of the net for the Gunners in Sunday's north London derby against arch-rivals Hotspur, marking her 50th WSL appearance with her 50th goal to make history. The 24-year-old's achievement is made all the more impressive by the fact that she has averaged a goal per game. Former record holder Parris, the forward formerly of and, netted 49 goals in 104 games. Miedema's latest strike put Arsenal 2-0 up against Tottenham, after Katie McCabe had broken the deadlock with a stunning free kick in just the fourth minute of the first north London derby of the season. It was her eighth goal of the WSL season, in just her fifth game, continuing some fine form. The Dutch international, who was crowned a European champion with her country back in 2017 and reached the Women's World Cup final last summer, started the campaign with a brace against Reading on the opening weekend, as part of a 6-1 Arsenal win. She then netted twice more the following week, as the Gunners demolished 10-player in a 9-1 victory. Miedema added another goal in a 3-1 win over and bagged her third brace of the season last weekend in a 5-0 win against. Since arriving in back in 2017, Miedema has helped Arsenal win the WSL title and the Continental Cup, finishing as top scorer at the end of both the 2018-19 and 2019-20 campaigns. During that time, she has also racked up an impressive number of assists, with 21 in her 50 appearances in the league. Last year, the Gunners finished third in the standings after the season was suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic and decided on points per game. However, they currently sit top of the table this season, boasting a 100 per cent record from the first five games and a goal difference of plus 20, which places them in first, above an side who dropped points today for the first time in a draw with Brighton.