Manchester United start in style with Lizzie Arnot winner at Liverpool

• Fara Williams scores hat-trick in Reading’s 4-1 win over Durham
• Manchester City held to draw by Birmingham City

Manchester United Women’s first competitive game could not have ended in sweeter fashion as they beat Liverpool Women 1-0 in the FA Continental Tyres Cup.

Their Group Two North game had been a stodgy affair but was settled by a late Lizzy Arnot goal.

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Sergio Agüero hits hat-trick in Manchester City’s rout of Huddersfield

Kevin De Bruyne’s convalescence from his serious knee injury began with him witnessing another mesmeric Manchester City performance. On days likes these, the sense is Pep Guardiola’s finely tuned team can do precisely what they wish, when they wish: on Sunday it was to trounce Huddersfield Town 6-1.

A display of near-perfection featured the superb Benjamin Mendy and was crowned by Sergio Agüero’s hat-trick – the lethal marksman now has 14 goals in his last eight home league appearances.

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