Women's Super League 1
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Bristol City Women 0-2 Liverpool Ladies

Bethany England's volley
Bethany England's textbook volley was her 13th goal of the season for Liverpool

Liverpool Ladies moved into the WSL 1 top four with victory against a dogged Bristol City Women side.

The hosts were without a win in six games, but held their own in a tight and goalless first period in which both sides created chances.

However, they were behind within minutes after the break, as Bethany England hammered a stunning volley past Sophie Baggaley for the opener.

England then tumbled in the box and Alex Greenwood slotted in the penalty.

On-loan Chelsea midfielder-forward England extended her tally to 13 for the season with the effort, and might have had a hat-trick had Baggaley not denied further chances.

Bristol City had their own opportunities, with Lauren Hemp, Yana Daniels and Julie Biesmans all going close in the second-half, and remain ninth in the table with just two wins from 12.

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Line-ups

Bristol City Women

  • 22Baggaley
  • 12Allen
  • 6Kerkdijk
  • 21Turner
  • 4Matthews
  • 20Biesmans
  • 9Daniels
  • 8HumphreySubstituted forDykesat 73'minutes
  • 18WilsonSubstituted forPalmerat 73'minutes
  • 11Hemp
  • 29FarrowSubstituted forWooleyat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Dykes
  • 5Brown
  • 13Watson
  • 14Palmer
  • 27Wooley

Liverpool Ladies

  • 1Chamberlain
  • 44Murray
  • 5BonnerBooked at 44mins
  • 6Ingle
  • 22Greenwood
  • 7Longhurst
  • 36HodsonSubstituted forHarrisat 87'minutes
  • 8CoombsSubstituted forRodgersat 90'minutes
  • 10Weir
  • 9ClarkeSubstituted forJohnsonat 19'minutes
  • 11England

Substitutes

  • 3Harris
  • 12Flaherty
  • 18Johnson
  • 19Rodgers
Referee:
Scott Jackson
Attendance:
518

Match Stats

Home TeamBristol City WomenAway TeamLiverpool Ladies
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home9
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Bristol City WFC 0, Liverpool Ladies 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bristol City WFC 0, Liverpool Ladies 2.

Offside, Liverpool Ladies. Caroline Weir tries a through ball, but Ali Johnson is caught offside.

Corner, Bristol City WFC. Conceded by Sophie Ingle.

Substitution

Substitution, Liverpool Ladies. Amy Rodgers replaces Laura Coombs.

Foul by Alex Greenwood (Liverpool Ladies).

Loren Dykes (Bristol City WFC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Liverpool Ladies. Martha Harris replaces Ashley Hodson.

Goal!

Goal! Bristol City WFC 0, Liverpool Ladies 2. Alex Greenwood (Liverpool Ladies) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty Liverpool Ladies. Beth England draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Millie Turner (Bristol City WFC) after a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt missed. Lauren Hemp (Bristol City WFC) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Jasmine Matthews.

Corner, Liverpool Ladies. Conceded by Loren Dykes.

Corner, Liverpool Ladies. Conceded by Danique Kerkdijk.

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

Kate Longhurst (Liverpool Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Yana Daniels (Bristol City WFC).

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City WFC. Aimee Palmer replaces Poppy Wilson.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City WFC. Loren Dykes replaces Carla Humphrey.

Offside, Liverpool Ladies. Kate Longhurst tries a through ball, but Ashley Hodson is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Carla Humphrey (Bristol City WFC) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the left. Assisted by Poppy Wilson.

Corner, Liverpool Ladies. Conceded by Sophie Baggaley.

Attempt saved. Caroline Weir (Liverpool Ladies) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ali Johnson.

Offside, Bristol City WFC. Poppy Wilson tries a through ball, but Yana Daniels is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City WFC. Jessica Wooley replaces Millie Farrow.

Attempt blocked. Sophie Ingle (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Gemma Bonner (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Liverpool Ladies. Conceded by Sophie Baggaley.

Attempt saved. Caroline Weir (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ashley Hodson with a through ball.

Hand ball by Kate Longhurst (Liverpool Ladies).

Corner, Bristol City WFC. Conceded by Ashley Hodson.

Attempt missed. Laura Coombs (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Caroline Weir following a corner.

Corner, Liverpool Ladies. Conceded by Yana Daniels.

Attempt missed. Yana Daniels (Bristol City WFC) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Gemma Bonner (Liverpool Ladies).

Millie Farrow (Bristol City WFC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Satara Murray (Liverpool Ladies) because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Bristol City WFC 0, Liverpool Ladies 1. Beth England (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Satara Murray following a corner.

Corner, Liverpool Ladies. Conceded by Lauren Hemp.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chelsea Ladies149503592632
2Man City Women1392236132329
3Arsenal Women1273225131224
4Liverpool Ladies138052617924
5B'ham City Ladies147252215723
6Reading Women1464431171422
7Sunderland Ladies134181131-2013
8Everton Ladies123181417-310
9Bristol City Women12219531-267
10Yeovil Town Ladies130112042-421
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