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Manchester United v Everton: Women’s Super League – live

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Key eventsShow key events onlyPlease turn on JavaScript to use this featureThat’s all from me!Arsenal and Chelsea are about to face off in this year’s Continental Cup final at Molineux. You can follow the action with The Guardian’s minute-by-minute live blog below. But be quick, kick-off is in just over five minutes!Thanks for reading, have a great day!Manchester United have now moved back up to fourth in the WSL table, two points above Liverpool. Meanwhile, Everton remain in 10th. Pos Team P GD Pts 1 Man City Women 18 37 46 2 Chelsea Women 17 36 43 3 Arsenal Women 17 19 37 4 Man Utd Women 18 16 31 5 Liverpool FC Women 18 1 29 6 Tottenham Hotspur Women 17 -6 25 7 Aston Villa Women 18 -13 20 8 Leicester Women 18 -11 17 9 Brighton & Hove Albion Women 17 -15 17 10 Everton Women 18 -18 15 11 West Ham Women 17 -18 12 12 Bristol City Women 17 -28 6 A look at Turner’s equaliser…Here is what kicked off Manchester United’s impressive turnaround.It would be fair to say that Everton dominated the first half, with Manchester United lacklustre in every area of the pitch – especially the defensive third. However, it was one-way traffic after the break.The hosts had complete control and turned the game on its head in a matter of minutes thanks to goals from Millie Turner, Ella Toone and Leah Galton.If they play like that against Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-final after the international break, they have a real chance of making it to Wembley.Full-time: Manchester United 4-1 EvertonFollowing an outstanding second-half turnaround, Manchester United take all three points!90+5 min: Everton have a free kick on the edge of the penalty area. Galli steps up to take but fires her shot into the Manchester United wall and the ball runs behind for a corner. Nothing comes of the set-piece, with the hosts winning a goal kick.90+3 min: Seven minutes of added time have been added on. Just before the goal, Hinata Miyazawa was introduced on her return from injury to replace García.90+1 min: Toone makes a run forward with the ball before passing to Williams, who sends it on to Galton. The midfielder is given plenty of time and space to fire her shot into the bottom-right corner, killing any remaining hopes of a last-gasp Everton comeback.GOAL! Manchester United 4-1 Everton (Galton, 90)Galton gets United’s fourth to cap off an outstanding second-half performance!Leah Galton of Manchester United scores to make it 4-1. Photograph: Conor Molloy/ProSports/REX/Shutterstock89 min: Huge chance for Everton to get one back! A corner is sent into the box and Piemonte brings it down before shooting on the half-turn. She forces Earps into an excellent save on the line before the ball is eventually cleared.87 min: Toone goes for the hat-trick as the ball falls to her on the edge of the box following an attempted clearance from K.Holmgaard. The midfielder attempts an audacious volley, but it flies well over the crossbar.85 min: Everton look to push forward as Piemonte receives the ball on the right, but as she tries to run she is held back by Turner and the visitors are awarded a free kick.The ball is sent into the box, but United can clear the danger with ease.83 min: Manchester United have a corner. Zelem crosses it into the box, but the referee spots a foul and Everton are awarded a free kick.80 min: It’s been a very quiet half for Earps. The goalkeeper has barely had any work to do. Manchester United have done well to limit Everton’s attacking threat since half-time.78 min: Another two changes for Everton as Payne makes way for Emma Bissell and Sara Holmgaard replaces Stenevik.76 min: García receives the ball in midfield and make a run to the edge of the penalty area. Instead of looking for a team-mate she goes for goal with the outside of her right boot, but Brosnan can calmly make the save.73 min: Manchester United are next to make two changes as Rachel Williams and Leah Galton replace Parris and Geyse.71 min: Everton make a triple change as Kühl is replaced by Katrine Veje. Vanhaevermaet has made way for Karen Holmgaard and Martina Piemonte has replaced Bennison.69 min: I would love to know what Marc Skinner said to his players at half-time because this is like watching a completely different team! Sharp, direct and playing with a very high intensity.66 min: Naalsund provides the assist for Toone this time, putting the ball across goal for the midfielder to tap it in.After the poor first-half performance from United, this is certainly some way to respond!GOAL! Manchester United 3-1 Everton (Toone, 65)United get a third, Toone strikes again!Ella Toone of Manchester United celebrates scoring her team’s third goal. Photograph: Lewis Storey/Getty Images64 min: Momentum is certainly swinging in United’s favour now. Given Everton’s goalscoring record in the league this season it is difficult to see how they could get back into this game, especially if the hosts keep up this intensity.61 min: Manchester United pile into the box as a cross is sent in. Geyse receives it on the right before squaring it to Toone in the middle. The England star scuffs her first shot but quickly manages to get another away, slotting the ball into the bottom-right corner.GOAL! Manchester United 2-1 Everton (Toone, 60)And just like that, Manchester United take the lead!58 min: A cross is sent into the box and Turner rises above Vanhaevermaet to head the ball pass Brosnan and into the net!A member of Everton’s technical staff is booked following the goal, but it is currently unclear why.GOAL! Manchester United 1-1 Everton (Turner, 57)There it is! It’s been coming. Manchester United are back level!Manchester United’s Millie Turner scores their side’s first goal. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA56 min: Brosnan has certainly been kept busy so far in the second half! She is challenged again by Naalsund, who goes for goal from the edge of the box. The goalkeeper manages to get across her line to make a fantastic save!54 min: Another big chance for the hosts as a cross is sent into the box. García goes for goal with a header but the ball flies over. United are really piling on the pressure now.52 min: Chance for Manchester United as García picks up the ball from a congested midfield area before driving forward. Finnigan gets back to block the angle for the shot, forcing the Spaniard backwards. But the pass is intercepted and cleared by Vanhaevermaet.50 min: Everton suffer quite the fright as a cross is sent into the penalty area. Brosnan goes to catch it but pulls away at the last second. The ball bounces off Vanhaevermaet and into the six-yard box but the goalkeeper reacts quickly to claim it.48 min: Geyse makes a blistering run down the right before driving the ball across the box, but it flies behind for a goal kick. A positive start to this second half from Manchester United.47 min: Manchester United start the second half on the front foot, pressing high. García looks to make a run down the left but Galli manages to make the tackle after tracking back.Kick-off: Manchester United 0-1 EvertonWe’re back under way!While we wait for the second half to start, make sure you sign up for The Guardian’s weekly women’s football newsletter ‘Moving the Goalposts’.

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