Women's Super League 1
Bristol City Women0Manchester City Women3

Bristol City Women 0-3 Manchester City Women

Toni Duggan
Toni Duggan has been with Manchester City since 2013

Toni Duggan scored an 18-minute hat-trick as Manchester City won at Bristol City in the Women's Super League One Spring Series.

The England forward turned in Nikita Parris' cross at the back post and then scored her second from the spot after Jennifer Beattie was fouled.

Duggan completed her hat-trick after combining well with Parris, who had earlier hit the post.

Chloe Arthur went close for the hosts but was denied by Marie Hourihan.

Bristol City forward Claire Emslie also had a chance when she was gifted the ball but fired over.

Duggan was a threat all evening and went close three times in a nine-minute spell in the first half as she hit the crossbar, put a header wide, and fired over from 25 yards.

Manchester City have now won two of their first three matches this season to sit second in the table, while Bristol City have three points from their opening four games.

Toni Duggan
Duggan dedicated her hat-trick to her grandad

Line-ups

Bristol City Women

  • 1Leach
  • 18BrownSubstituted forWilsonat 65'minutes
  • 8Ladd
  • 21Turner
  • 12Allen
  • 23Evans
  • 14Brett
  • 7Arthur
  • 10Fergusson
  • 26WilsonSubstituted forWoodhamat 65'minutes
  • 11Emslie

Substitutes

  • 3Alexander
  • 13Watson
  • 15Sawyer
  • 19Wilson
  • 22Randall
  • 25Jones
  • 28Woodham

Manchester City Women

  • 21Hourihan
  • 23McManus
  • 5BeattieSubstituted forBronzeat 62'minutes
  • 20CampbellSubstituted forHoughtonat 62'minutes
  • 3Stokes
  • 11Christiansen
  • 24WalshSubstituted forScottat 45'minutes
  • 7Asllani
  • 17Parris
  • 9Duggan
  • 14Lawley

Substitutes

  • 2Bronze
  • 6Houghton
  • 8Scott
  • 12Stanway
  • 16Ross
  • 26Roebuck
Referee:
Savvas Yianni
Attendance:
875

Match Stats

Home TeamBristol City WomenAway TeamManchester City Women
Possession
Home38%
Away62%
Shots
Home4
Away32
Shots on Target
Home1
Away7
Corners
Home2
Away11
Fouls
Home4
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Bristol City WFC 0, Manchester City Women 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bristol City WFC 0, Manchester City Women 3.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Jill Scott (Manchester City Women) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Jill Scott (Manchester City Women) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Attempt missed. Stephanie Houghton (Manchester City Women) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Melissa Lawley with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Ellie Wilson.

Foul by Jill Scott (Manchester City Women).

Claire Emslie (Bristol City WFC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Nikita Parris (Manchester City Women) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Toni Duggan.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Hailey Ladd.

Attempt blocked. Melissa Lawley (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked. Assisted by Kosovare Asllani.

Attempt missed. Claire Emslie (Bristol City WFC) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Kosovare Asllani (Manchester City Women) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jill Scott with a cross.

Attempt missed. Nikita Parris (Manchester City Women) left footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Lucy Bronze.

Attempt missed. Stephanie Houghton (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Jill Scott following a corner.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Ellie Wilson.

Attempt missed. Jill Scott (Manchester City Women) header from very close range is just a bit too high. Assisted by Melissa Lawley with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Jodie Brett.

Attempt blocked. Stephanie Houghton (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Jodie Brett.

Attempt blocked. Melissa Lawley (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Toni Duggan.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Hailey Ladd.

Attempt missed. Toni Duggan (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Melissa Lawley with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Hailey Ladd.

Kosovare Asllani (Manchester City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Giorgia Evans (Bristol City WFC).

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City WFC. Lily Woodham replaces Poppy Wilson.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City WFC. Ellie Wilson replaces Frankie Brown.

Attempt blocked. Stephanie Houghton (Manchester City Women) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Melissa Lawley with a cross.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Caitlin Leach.

Attempt saved. Toni Duggan (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Demi Stokes.

Substitution

Substitution, Manchester City Women. Lucy Bronze replaces Jennifer Beattie.

Substitution

Substitution, Manchester City Women. Stephanie Houghton replaces Megan Campbell.

Attempt missed. Toni Duggan (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Nikita Parris.

Offside, Manchester City Women. Kosovare Asllani tries a through ball, but Toni Duggan is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Bristol City WFC 0, Manchester City Women 3. Toni Duggan (Manchester City Women) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nikita Parris.

Attempt missed. Isobel Christiansen (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Kosovare Asllani.

Offside, Manchester City Women. Toni Duggan tries a through ball, but Jill Scott is caught offside.

Foul by Jill Scott (Manchester City Women).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Liverpool Ladies4310147710
2Manchester City Women32107347
3Chelsea Ladies2200100106
4Arsenal Ladies31209545
5Sunderland Ladies31201015
6Reading Women4103712-53
7Bristol City Women410349-53
8Birmingham City Ladies302113-22
9Yeovil Town Ladies4004418-140
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