Women's Super League 1
Everton Ladies0Liverpool Ladies2

Everton Ladies 0-2 Liverpool Ladies

Natasha Harding
Natasha Harding has won 50 caps for Wales

Second-half goals from Natasha Harding and Niamh Charles helped Liverpool Ladies beat Everton Ladies in the first match of the new WSL 1 winter season.

Wales forward Harding prodded in through a crowd of Everton defenders after a scramble in the penalty area.

Substitute Charles added a second in stoppage time, pouncing after Ashley Hodgson's shot was saved.

Everton saw Claudia Walker's first-half chip superbly cleared off the line by England defender Casey Stoney.

The winning margin could have been even greater for Liverpool against their Merseyside rivals, who replaced defunct side Notts County in the top flight for this campaign.

Blues goalkeeper Lizzie Durack made a brilliant first-half save from Beth England's header after Jess Clarke's effort had bounced off the crossbar.

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Line-ups

Everton Ladies

  • 13Durack
  • 3Turner
  • 4Brougham
  • 6George
  • 21GreenSubstituted forJamesat 53'minutes
  • 20FinniganBooked at 28mins
  • 8BrettSubstituted forKellyat 78'minutes
  • 14Munsterman
  • 5Worm
  • 9Walker
  • 18Sweetman-KirkSubstituted forMagillat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Levell
  • 7Boye-Hlorkah
  • 10Magill
  • 11Kelly
  • 12James
  • 17Chance
  • 26Bryson

Liverpool Ladies

  • 1Chamberlain
  • 44Murray
  • 5Bonner
  • 4Stoney
  • 22Greenwood
  • 8Coombs
  • 6Ingle
  • 10WeirBooked at 89mins
  • 9ClarkeSubstituted forCharlesat 58'minutes
  • 11EnglandSubstituted forHodsonat 83'minutes
  • 40Harding

Substitutes

  • 7Longhurst
  • 12Flaherty
  • 17Charles
  • 18Johnson
  • 19Rodgers
  • 26Fletcher
  • 36Hodson
Referee:
Sarah Garratt
Attendance:
1,439

Match Stats

Home TeamEverton LadiesAway TeamLiverpool Ladies
Possession
Home38%
Away62%
Shots
Home5
Away25
Shots on Target
Home3
Away11
Corners
Home3
Away7
Fouls
Home11
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Everton Ladies 0, Liverpool Ladies 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Everton Ladies 0, Liverpool Ladies 2.

Goal!

Goal! Everton Ladies 0, Liverpool Ladies 2. Niamh Charles (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Ashley Hodson (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Niamh Charles.

Attempt missed. Siri Worm (Everton Ladies) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Foul by Laura Coombs (Liverpool Ladies).

Chloe Kelly (Everton Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Laura Coombs (Liverpool Ladies).

Angharad James (Everton Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Caroline Weir (Liverpool Ladies) is shown the yellow card.

Ashley Hodson (Liverpool Ladies) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Marthe Munsterman (Everton Ladies).

Attempt blocked. Ashley Hodson (Liverpool Ladies) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Caroline Weir (Liverpool Ladies) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Liverpool Ladies. Ashley Hodson replaces Beth England.

Corner, Everton Ladies. Conceded by Siobhan Chamberlain.

Attempt saved. Niamh Charles (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Everton Ladies. Chloe Kelly replaces Jodie Brett.

Substitution

Substitution, Everton Ladies. Simone Magill replaces Courtney Sweetman-Kirk.

Attempt saved. Caroline Weir (Liverpool Ladies) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Laura Coombs with a cross.

Foul by Laura Coombs (Liverpool Ladies).

Marthe Munsterman (Everton Ladies) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Everton Ladies 0, Liverpool Ladies 1. Natasha Harding (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner following a set piece situation.

Attempt missed. Gemma Bonner (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Sophie Ingle following a set piece situation.

Attempt blocked. Casey Stoney (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from very close range is blocked. Assisted by Caroline Weir with a headed pass.

Natasha Harding (Liverpool Ladies) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Danielle Turner (Everton Ladies).

Offside, Everton Ladies. Megan Finnigan tries a through ball, but Courtney Sweetman-Kirk is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Natasha Harding (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Jodie Brett (Everton Ladies) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Courtney Sweetman-Kirk.

Attempt missed. Natasha Harding (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Beth England (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Alex Greenwood with a cross.

Offside, Everton Ladies. Georgia Brougham tries a through ball, but Claudia Walker is caught offside.

Corner, Everton Ladies. Conceded by Sophie Ingle.

Attempt saved. Gemma Bonner (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Laura Coombs (Liverpool Ladies) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jodie Brett (Everton Ladies).

Substitution

Substitution, Liverpool Ladies. Niamh Charles replaces Jessica Clarke.

Corner, Liverpool Ladies. Conceded by Georgia Brougham.

Attempt saved. Claudia Walker (Everton Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jodie Brett.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Liverpool Ladies11002023
2Arsenal Women00000000
3B'ham City Ladies00000000
4Bristol City Women00000000
5Chelsea Women00000000
6Man City Women00000000
7Reading Women00000000
8Sunderland Ladies00000000
9Yeovil Town Ladies00000000
10Everton Ladies100102-20
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