Women in Europe: Bunny Shaw continues torrid pace in France (17 goals in 13 games)

Jamaican Bunny Shaw continued her torrid pace in France's Division 1 Arkema when she scored a hat trick to lead Bordeaux to a 7-1 win over Reims.

The former University of Tennessee star has recorded three hat tricks and 17 goals in 13 games to lead the French top flight. Paris St. Germain's Marie-Antoinette Katoto is second with 15 goals.

Bordeaux has no chance of catching PSG and Lyon, which are separated by one point at the top of D1 Arkema, but it has a six-point edge on fourth-place Montpellier in the battle for the third UEFA Women's Champions League berth that will be awarded for the first time next season.

Barcelona won its 12th straight game in Spain's Primera Iberdrola with a 7-0 over Rayo Vallecano on Thursday. Asisat Oshoala scored two goals to give her 11 goals for the team lead, one more than Jenni Hermoso.

Barca has outscored its opponents, 69-2, winning every game by four or more goals except its 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid in November. Its only defeat in 16 games came in the Spanish Supercopa semifinals when it lost to Atletico in a shootout.

Saturday's match against Granadilla Tenerife was postponed because of a Covid-19 outbreak in the Tenerife squad.

Manchester United opened up a three-point lead in the Women's Super League when it beat Birmingham City, 2-0. Neither Christen Press (unused sub) nor Tobin Heath (sidelined with a foot injury) played for United.

Chelsea, whose match at last-place Bristol City was postponed because overnight snow rendered Bristol City's Twerton Park field unplayable, trails United but has two games in hand.

Three of the five WSL matches on Sunday were postponed because of poor field conditions.
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