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How to watch WSL matches on TV/live stream - gameweek 15

Jamie Spencer
Chelsea vs Arsenal is the headline clash of the WSL this weekend
Chelsea vs Arsenal is the headline clash of the WSL this weekend / Visionhaus/GettyImages
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The WSL returns for one last gameweek before the February international break with a huge calendar games over the next few days.

Chelsea vs. Arsenal is the headline game of the weekend as the reigning champions host the current leaders with just two points between them, but the Manchester derby between City and United in the scrap for a Champions League place is also a big one to look forward to.

This is everything you need to know about how to watch it all...


Friday 11 February

Chelsea vs Arsenal

When is kick off? Friday 11 February, 19:45 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Kingsmeadow
TV channel/live stream? Sky Sports Premier League/Football (UK), FA Player (international)
Highlights? Sky Sports Football YouTube, FA Player, BBC Sport website
Referee? Rebecca Welch

If Chelsea win this top of the table clash they will leapfrog Arsenal into first place and still have a game in hand. But if the Gunners emerge victorious, they will create some invaluable breathing space and ensure that the game in hand alone won't be enough to overtake them.

This is the third time these two sides have met this season. Arsenal caught Chelsea cold on the opening weekend of the campaign back in September, winning 3-2, while the Blues took revenge in December with a comprehensive victory at Wembley in the heavily delayed 2021 FA Cup final.

Prediction: Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal

You can read 90min's preview of Chelsea vs Arsenal here.


Sunday 13 February

Man City vs Man Utd

When is kick off? Sunday 13 February, 12:30 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Academy Stadium
TV channel/live stream? BBC Two/iPlayer (UK), FA Player (international)
Highlights? FA Player, BBC Sport website
Referee? Kirsty Dowle

Another huge WSL clash kicks off the action on Sunday, with Manchester City and Manchester United both vying for a Champions League place. This result could end up having huge ramifications on that fight come the end of the campaign.

City were building a head of steam either side of Christmas but have dropped points against Chelsea and Arsenal recently. United also dropped points against Arsenal last time out but have taken 13 points from a possible 15 since their last WSL defeat.

Prediction: Man City 2-2 Man Utd


Everton vs Aston Villa

When is kick off? Sunday 13 February, 13:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Walton Hall Park
TV channel/live stream? FA Player (UK & international)
Highlights? FA Player, BBC Sport website
Referee? Elizabeth Simms

Still searching for their third manager of the season, Everton will see this as an opportunity to get some much needed points on the board. The Toffees have lost their last three in the WSL and have only won one of their last eight.

Aston Villa will arrive on Merseyside in an almost as poor slump. The optimism from their stoppage time winner against Leicester in January was erased with a home defeat to West Ham earlier this month. Overall, they have lost eight of their last 10 in the WSL.

Prediction: Everton 1-1 Aston Villa


Birmingham vs Tottenham

When is kick off? Sunday 13 February, 14:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? St Andrew's
TV channel/live stream? FA Player (UK & international)
Highlights? FA Player, BBC Sport website
Referee? Emily Heaslip

Birmingham lost major ground in the relegation battle last weekend when they were beaten at home by Leicester. It doesn't guarantee they will be playing Championship football next season but it is now difficult to believe they will pick up enough points to haul themselves out of danger.

Tottenham will still have to be wary because the Blues sprung a massive shock against Arsenal last month for their only win of the season. But Spurs are still battling for a Champions League and come into this one as heavy favourites, knowing they should have the quality to win comfortably.

Prediction: Birmingham 1-3 Tottenham


Brighton vs Reading

When is kick off? Sunday 13 February, 14:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Broadfield Stadium
TV channel/live stream? FA Player (UK & international)
Highlights? FA Player, BBC Sport website
Referee? Carl Brook

Bizarrely, the only WSL game of the seven Brighton have played since the middle of November that they didn't lose was against Chelsea. They also took the lead against Arsenal recently, but have equally been soundly beaten several times, including last weekend against Tottenham.

Reading won the reverse of this fixture 2-0 back in November, kicking off a winning run that is still going. The Royals have bagged maximum points in each of their last five WSL games and have taken 22 points from the last 24 on offer to leap into Champions League contention.

Prediction: Brighton 1-2 Reading


Leicester vs West Ham

When is kick off? Sunday 13 February, 14:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? King Power Stadium
TV channel/live stream? FA Player (UK & international)
Highlights? FA Player, BBC Sport website
Referee? Abigail Byrne

This fixture is unlikely to be as one-sided as it was when West Ham ran out 4-0 winners in September. Leicester have massively improved since then and have given themselves an excellent chance of staying up thanks to three recent wins from their last five WSL games.

The Hammers are still generally tough to beat, only losing to Chelsea and Arsenal since an opening day defeat to Brighton. Several of their games so far this season have been decided by late goals - both in their favour and against - so don't rule that out here.

Prediction: Leicester 0-1 West Ham


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