In the grand scheme, a point did little to aid the respective causes of both Rochdale and Ipswich Town who fought out a dour goalless draw at the Crown Oil Arena.
Manchester United strengthened their grip on a Champions League place following a fortuitous home victory against Brighton.
Manchester City notched up a joint record 12th consecutive WSL win a single season with a 3-0 victory at Tottenham to keep their title hopes alive.
It was an unlucky number as Oldham Athletic crashed to a 13th home defeat of the season against Stevenage in Sky Bet League Two.
Benjamin Mendy and Gabriel Jesus goals scored in a vital Manchester City victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.