The Women’s Super League ends this weekend with a final round of games, but there is still a lot to play.
People have various questions regarding the Super League, like Will Chelsea win the title? Can Bristol City avoid relegation? Who will finish off the top scorer? And who will keep the sheets clean?
Who will win the Women’s Super League title?
The Chelsea defending champions are in the driver’s seat until the final day.
They are two points adrift of Manchester City, which means a win at home to Reading will give them the title.
The Blues’ draw opened the door for City, who would have to beat West Ham by four goals to secure the title.
Chelsea’s defeat and City’s victory bring the trophy to the Academy Stadium.
“I think the fact is that it has been the toughest season in the WSL. This will get set to be outstanding,” said Chelsea manager Emma Hayes.
“I think we’re looking forward to the best team. I think Man City has had a great season. They pressured us all the way. I hope we’ll have enough Sunday to cross the line.”
Who will get relegated?
Just three points split the bottom four teams heading into the final weekend. But only one team will go down.
West Ham is genuinely safe as Bristol City. Currently, at the bottom, the team will have to reverse the 35-goal deficit on the final day over the Hammers.
Birmingham City would ordinarily assume that they are also safe because of their vastly superior goal difference.
However, they are awaiting the outcome of a Football Association charge after midfielder Ruesha Littlejohn played. In the draw with Reading when she should have served a suspension.
A draw is possible for Birmingham. They will be looking for a result against Tottenham to ensure their safety.
It’s easy with Bristol City. They have to beat Brighton and hope Arsenal will beat Aston Villa.
“If we weren’t scared, we wouldn’t be human. That’s a big game. Everybody knows what’s in danger.
“We’ve talked about these situations in every battle to get back on track,” said Bristol City manager Matt Beard.
“Just one big job is needed for us, and I hope it will be enough. It will be a hot afternoon, but some of us have been in this position before.”
The draw will be enough to keep Aston Villa on the rise no matter what the Bristol City result is due to those 52 goals for the lower team.
Winners Leicester City signed a promotion to the WSL on April 4.
Who qualifies for Europe?
The top three qualify for the Women’s Champions League next season.
Chelsea is this year’s finalist, who have secured their place next to Manchester City. Man City, who has got knocked out of the quarter-finals.
Arsenal, the 94th-minute winner against Everton last weekend, closed out their place ahead of fourth-placed Manchester United due to their goal difference.
Who will take the individual awards?
The Golden Boot race even went to the fence.
Chelsea’s Sam Kerr leads the way with 20 goals. And by following her clash with Spurs on Wednesday. With Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema at the back.
With 14 goals and ten assists, Chelsea’s Fran Kirby would need a fantastic final day of the season to challenge her teammate Kerr.
However, Kirby netted four goals against Reading, the opponent in Sunday’s game. In a back-to-back game in January, so don’t rule anything out yet.
Manchester City goalkeepers Ellie Roebuck and Chelsea’s Ann-Katrin Berger are currently locked in 11 clean sheets each in the Golden Glove race.
Both of which will share the prize at the same level after the final day.