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Bristol City Women 0-1 Reading Women: Chaplen goal ends winless run

Brooke Chaplen playing for Reading
Reading's Brooke Chaplen has now scored seven goals in the WSL this season

Brooke Chaplen's goal at Bristol City gave Reading their first win in seven Women's Super League games.

Chaplen scored the game's only goal after the break, meeting a Molly Bartrip pass before firing home.

The Royals could have scored earlier when City's keeper Sophie Baggaley saved Fara Williams' penalty after Lauren Bruton was fouled in the box shortly after the restart.

Despite some late pressure from the hosts, Reading held on for victory.

The result moved the Royals to sixth in the WSL table and to within four points of Bristol City in fifth.

Line-ups

Bristol City Women

  • 1Baggaley
  • 2Dykes
  • 6Kerkdijk
  • 3Evans
  • 7Pattinson
  • 20Biesmans
  • 17AyaneSubstituted forRutherfordat 62'minutes
  • 8Humphrey
  • 14Graham
  • 5Brown
  • 15Harrison

Substitutes

  • 9Kemppi
  • 10Rutherford
  • 12Allen
  • 13Cummings
  • 16Payne
  • 18Wilson
  • 23Robinson

Reading Women

  • 1Moloney
  • 11Harding
  • 5Bartrip
  • 22Potter
  • 3Pacheco
  • 7Furness
  • 18Moore
  • 8AllenBooked at 24mins
  • 4WilliamsSubstituted forHönnudottirat 75'minutes
  • 10Bruton
  • 19ChaplenSubstituted forFarrowat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Pearce
  • 9Davison
  • 14Farrow
  • 15Hönnudottir
  • 16Bailey
  • 17Estcourt
  • 26Howard
Referee:
Sam Allison
Attendance:
391

Match Stats

Home TeamBristol City WomenAway TeamReading Women
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home1
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Bristol City Women FC 0, Reading FC Women 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bristol City Women FC 0, Reading FC Women 1.

Corner, Reading FC Women. Conceded by Julie Biesmans.

Substitution

Substitution, Reading FC Women. Millie Farrow replaces Brooke Chaplen.

Brooke Chaplen (Reading FC Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danique Kerkdijk (Bristol City Women FC).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Lucy Graham (Bristol City Women FC) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Reading FC Women. Rakel Hönnudottir replaces Fara Williams.

Foul by Rachel Furness (Reading FC Women).

Lucy Graham (Bristol City Women FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jade Moore (Reading FC Women) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Fara Williams with a cross.

Corner, Reading FC Women. Conceded by Danique Kerkdijk.

Attempt blocked. Poppy Pattinson (Bristol City Women FC) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Reading FC Women. Conceded by Poppy Pattinson.

Attempt saved. Lauren Bruton (Reading FC Women) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Natasha Harding.

Attempt saved. Abigail Harrison (Bristol City Women FC) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Poppy Pattinson with a cross.

Attempt saved. Brooke Chaplen (Reading FC Women) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Rachel Furness with a through ball.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City Women FC. Ella Rutherford replaces Rosella Ayane.

Offside, Reading FC Women. Jo Potter tries a through ball, but Brooke Chaplen is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Abigail Harrison (Bristol City Women FC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Bristol City Women FC 0, Reading FC Women 1. Brooke Chaplen (Reading FC Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Molly Bartrip with a through ball.

Attempt missed. Lucy Graham (Bristol City Women FC) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Poppy Pattinson.

Foul by Jade Moore (Reading FC Women).

Carla Humphrey (Bristol City Women FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Sophie Baggaley (Bristol City Women FC) because of an injury.

Corner, Reading FC Women. Conceded by Loren Dykes.

Attempt saved. Molly Bartrip (Reading FC Women) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Jade Moore.

Penalty saved! Fara Williams (Reading FC Women) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.

Penalty Reading FC Women. Lauren Bruton draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Lucy Graham (Bristol City Women FC) after a foul in the penalty area.

Brooke Chaplen (Reading FC Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danique Kerkdijk (Bristol City Women FC).

Second Half

Second Half begins Bristol City Women FC 0, Reading FC Women 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Bristol City Women FC 0, Reading FC Women 0.

Corner, Bristol City Women FC. Conceded by Jo Potter.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Lucy Graham (Bristol City Women FC) because of an injury.

Mayumi Pacheco (Reading FC Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arsenal Women17150263125145
2Man City Women18135051153644
3Chelsea Women18106235122336
4B'ham City Women169162015528
5Bristol City Women187471427-1325
6Reading Women166372324-121
7West Ham Women176292230-820
8Liverpool Women1751111333-2016
9Brighton Women1734101233-2113
10Everton Ladies162311928-199
11Yeovil Town Ladies1621131043-33-3
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