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Women's Super League One: Reading Women 1-1 Birmingham City Ladies

Isabelle Linden in action for Birmingham City Ladies
Isabelle Linden moved to Birmingham from Champions League holders Frankfurt in May

Birmingham City's Isabelle Linden scored her first goal in English football to deny Reading their first Women's Super League One win.

Germany forward Linden, who was signed from Frankfurt, nodded in from a Kerys Harrop cross to salvage a point.

Melissa Fletcher had put the hosts ahead, meeting an Emma Follis cross to head home after the break.

Reading goalkeeper Mary Earps made a series of fine saves, but could do nothing to deny Linden on 73 minutes.

Reading Women: Earps, Jane, Hines, McGee, Follis (Allen 74), Bruton, Boho-Sayo (Jones 80), Davies, Perry, Fletcher (Ward 68), Rowe.

Substitutes not used: Sansom, Bartrip, Roche, Walkley

Birmingham City Ladies: Windell, Carter, Harrop, Ayisi (Scofield 57), Linden, Hegerberg, Stringer (Peplow 68), Lawley, Wellings, Mannion, Berger.

Substitutes not used: Baggaley, Edwards, Shroder, Haines, Johnson

Attendance: 691

Referee: Ashvin Degnarain

Line-ups

Reading Women

  • 19Earps
  • 2Jane
  • 6McGee
  • 12Davies
  • 13Perry
  • 4Hines
  • 23Rowe
  • 20FletcherBooked at 62minsSubstituted forWardat 69'minutes
  • 9Bruton
  • 7FollisSubstituted forAllenat 74'minutes
  • 11Boho SayoSubstituted forJonesat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Bartrip
  • 8Allen
  • 10Roche
  • 14May-Walkley
  • 18Ward
  • 22Jones
  • 39Sansom

B'ham City Ladies

  • 30Berger
  • 2Windell
  • 25Mannion
  • 6Harrop
  • 14Lawley
  • 4Carter
  • 12StringerSubstituted forPeplowat 69'minutes
  • 7AyisiSubstituted forSchofieldat 57'minutes
  • 11Hegerberg
  • 15Wellings
  • 10LindenBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 1Baggaley
  • 16Peplow
  • 18Schofield
  • 20Edwards
  • 21Schroder
  • 23Haines
  • 24Johnson
Attendance:
691

Match Stats

Home TeamReading WomenAway TeamB'ham City Ladies
Possession
Home34%
Away66%
Shots
Home9
Away24
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home1
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away8

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As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man City Women97202121923
2Chelsea Women1071227111622
3Arsenal Women106221881020
4B'ham City Ladies1145276117
5Liverpool Women103431614213
6Notts County Ladies9225815-78
7Sunderland Ladies111371027-176
8Reading Women8053712-55
9Doncaster Rovers Belles6006322-190
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