Arsenal's WSL match against Reading postponed due to COVID-19

This is the second WSL game to be called off this week after Chelsea had its third game in a row cancelled on Friday when its match with Everton was postponed for the similar reasons.

Leader Arsenal has 25 points from 10 games, nine points ahead of sixth-placed Reading. (File Photo)   -  GETTY IMAGES

Arsenal's fixture against Reading in the Women's Super League on Sunday has been postponed due to COVID-19 cases and injuries in the visiting side's squad, both clubs said on Saturday.

"In light of the increased rate of transmissions from the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the FA will review the circumstances surrounding the postponement and continue work with affected clubs," Reading said in a statement.

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This is the second WSL game to be called off this week after Chelsea had its third game in a row cancelled on Friday when its match with Everton was postponed for the similar reasons.

Leader Arsenal has 25 points from 10 games, nine points ahead of sixth-placed Reading.

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