How social media reacted
Holders Arsenal put nine past Lewes and Liverpool’s new caretaker boss Chris Kirkland had a bumpy ride to begin his tenure.
Meanwhile Manchester City and Chelsea strengthened their grip at the top of Group One North and Group One South respectively.
But we begin our social reaction at Arsenal, where they were sitting on cloud nine after putting Lewes to the sword.
Including yet another hat-trick for Vivianne Miedema
In the early kick off, it took a penalty shoot-out for Liverpool to begin Kirkland’s reign with a victory. And Rinsola Babajide was delighted to open her account for the season
While Sophie Bradley was full of praise for their keeper Anke Preuss
Nadia Nadim bagged a double for Man City in their win over Bristol City but it was Caroline Weir’s first goal for the club that caught the eye
Meanwhile Belgium’s Tessa Wullaert enjoyed catching up with a compatriot.
Chelsea hit London rivals Palace for four, and Bethany England bagged two of them
While Sophie Ingle paid tribute to the travelling support
Renee Hector was very proud of the way Spurs dispatched Yeovil 4-0
While West Ham United also put four past rivals Millwall
Former Liverpool keeper Becky Flaherty made a fine debut for Everton in their 3-2 win over Reading
And then Ini Umotong was dancing as Brighton downed London Bees
While Kerys Harrop was proud of Birmingham’s efforts in downing Sheffield United
And Jodie Hutton paid tribute to Aston Villa’s character in seeing off Leicester
well after one off the hardest weeks for the club, today we made our mark! We have shown that we can fight till the last minute and today we didn’t give up once. The passion from the fans and coaches and the team was unbelievable today. I’m proud of every single person💜💙 pic.twitter.com/VozKMO4HtU