The FA Women's Super League
Yeovil Town Ladies0Man City Women4

Yeovil Town Ladies 0-4 Manchester City Women: City win to keep in touch with leaders

Nikita Parris
Nikita Parris scored one and had a number of chances to get more as City eased to victory

Manchester City eased their way past a dogged Yeovil Town side to keep up the pressure on WSL leaders Arsenal before their clash next week.

Nikita Parris and Caroline Weir put City two goals up at half-time as they dominated the opening 45 minutes.

Ann-Marie Heatherson hit the bar with a header and Olivia Fergusson went close as Yeovil started the second half well.

But Jill Scott hit the Yeovil bar before late goals from Steph Houghton and Claire Emslie sealed City's win.

Line-ups

Yeovil Town Ladies

  • 1Walsh
  • 2Goddard
  • 6Short
  • 12Mason
  • 3Alexander
  • 9HeathersonSubstituted forDonovanat 84'minutes
  • 16EvansSubstituted forBloomfieldat 64'minutes
  • 8Horwood
  • 10Gaylor
  • 4Syme
  • 7FergussonSubstituted forAlbueryat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Albuery
  • 14Donovan
  • 15Buxton
  • 18Burridge
  • 19Piggott
  • 23Howard
  • 26Bloomfield

Man City Women

  • 26Roebuck
  • 4Bonner
  • 6Houghton
  • 5Beattie
  • 3StokesSubstituted forMcManusat 60'minutes
  • 8Scott
  • 24Walsh
  • 25WullaertSubstituted forEmslieat 70'minutes
  • 17Parris
  • 19Weir
  • 12StanwayBooked at 22minsSubstituted forBeckieat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Nadim
  • 11Beckie
  • 13Stenson
  • 14Morgan
  • 16Park
  • 22Emslie
  • 23McManus
Referee:
Lewis Sandoe
Attendance:
1,153

Match Stats

Home TeamYeovil Town LadiesAway TeamMan City Women
Possession
Home28%
Away72%
Shots
Home10
Away35
Shots on Target
Home6
Away14
Corners
Home3
Away12
Fouls
Home5
Away2

Live Text

Match ends, Yeovil Town Ladies 0, Manchester City Women 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Yeovil Town Ladies 0, Manchester City Women 4.

Attempt saved. Emily Donovan (Yeovil Town Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Janine Beckie (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from long range on the left is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Abbie McManus.

Attempt blocked. Amber Gaylor (Yeovil Town Ladies) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Shannon Albuery (Yeovil Town Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Amber Gaylor (Yeovil Town Ladies) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Emily Donovan.

Attempt missed. Janine Beckie (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Claire Emslie.

Attempt saved. Nikita Parris (Manchester City Women) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Claire Emslie with a cross.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Ellie Mason.

Attempt saved. Nikita Parris (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jill Scott.

Goal!

Goal! Yeovil Town Ladies 0, Manchester City Women 4. Claire Emslie (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Janine Beckie.

Attempt saved. Bonnie Horwood (Yeovil Town Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt blocked. Erin Bloomfield (Yeovil Town Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Caroline Weir (Manchester City Women) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Janine Beckie with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town Ladies. Emily Donovan replaces Ann-Marie Heatherson.

Goal!

Goal! Yeovil Town Ladies 0, Manchester City Women 3. Stephanie Houghton (Manchester City Women) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Caroline Weir (Manchester City Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Amy Goddard (Yeovil Town Ladies).

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town Ladies. Shannon Albuery replaces Olivia Fergusson.

Janine Beckie (Manchester City Women) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Jill Scott.

Offside, Manchester City Women. Claire Emslie tries a through ball, but Gemma Bonner is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Claire Emslie (Manchester City Women) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Caroline Weir.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Ann-Marie Heatherson (Yeovil Town Ladies) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Claire Emslie (Manchester City Women) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Caroline Weir with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Hannah Short.

Attempt blocked. Caroline Weir (Manchester City Women) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Claire Emslie with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Manchester City Women. Claire Emslie replaces Tessa Wullaert.

Attempt missed. Nikita Parris (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Tessa Wullaert.

Attempt missed. Amber Gaylor (Yeovil Town Ladies) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Megan Alexander.

Foul by Caroline Weir (Manchester City Women).

Hannah Short (Yeovil Town Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Manchester City Women. Janine Beckie replaces Georgia Stanway.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town Ladies. Erin Bloomfield replaces Georgia Evans.

Attempt missed. Stephanie Houghton (Manchester City Women) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Georgia Stanway with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Ellie Mason.

Substitution

Substitution, Manchester City Women. Abbie McManus replaces Demi Stokes.

Attempt saved. Olivia Fergusson (Yeovil Town Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Megan Walsh.

Corner, Yeovil Town Ladies. Conceded by Demi Stokes.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arsenal Women99004253727
2Man City Women96303062421
3B'ham City Women9612126619
4Reading Women95221510517
5Chelsea Women9441105516
6Bristol City Women9324714-711
7West Ham Women93151019-910
8Liverpool Women9306515-109
9Brighton Women9117723-164
10Yeovil Town Ladies9108528-233
11Everton Ladies8026517-122
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