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Liverpool Ladies 1-0 Birmingham City Ladies

Niamh Charles
Niamh Charles is an England youth international

A stylish Niamh Charles lob earned Liverpool Ladies a win over Birmingham City Ladies which took them up to third in Women's Super League One.

Both sides missed good openings, with Charles the only player to show true composure when she calmly lobbed keeper Hannah Hampton following a long ball.

Freda Ayisi was at the centre of the away side's best moments.

But she wasted two early chances and, after Charles' first-half goal, hit the bar from close range after the break.

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Line-ups

Liverpool Women

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Chamberlain
  • 3Harris
  • 5Bonner
  • 4Stoney
  • 22Greenwood
  • 7LonghurstBooked at 80mins
  • 6Ingle
  • 8Coombs
  • 40Harding
  • 11EnglandSubstituted forHodsonat 80'minutes
  • 17Charles

Substitutes

  • 9Clarke
  • 10Weir
  • 12Flaherty
  • 18Johnson
  • 26Fletcher
  • 36Hodson

B'ham City Women

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 29Hampton
  • 4Carter
  • 3Sargeant
  • 25Mannion
  • 2WilliamsSubstituted forHegerbergat 77'minutes
  • 12StringerSubstituted forFollisat 88'minutes
  • 26Ladd
  • 15Wellings
  • 17Williams
  • 27Quinn
  • 7AyisiBooked at 81minsSubstituted forLindenat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Linden
  • 11Hegerberg
  • 14Follis
  • 18Scofield
  • 19Westwood
  • 20Cusack
  • 28Stenson
Referee:
David Mcnamara
Attendance:
843

Match Stats

Home TeamLiverpool WomenAway TeamB'ham City Women
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home10
Away16
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home1
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Liverpool Ladies 1, Birmingham City Ladies 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Liverpool Ladies 1, Birmingham City Ladies 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Emma Follis (Birmingham City Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Natasha Harding (Liverpool Ladies) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right. Assisted by Alex Greenwood.

  5. Post update

    Aoife Mannion (Birmingham City Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Natasha Harding (Liverpool Ladies).

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Emma Follis (Birmingham City Ladies) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Lucy Quinn with a headed pass.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Birmingham City Ladies. Emma Follis replaces Abbey-Leigh Stringer.

  10. Post update

    Charlie Wellings (Birmingham City Ladies) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Kate Longhurst (Liverpool Ladies).

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Andrine Hegerberg (Birmingham City Ladies) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Birmingham City Ladies. Isabelle Linden replaces Freda Ayisi.

  14. Post update

    Jessica Carter (Birmingham City Ladies) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Niamh Charles (Liverpool Ladies).

  16. Booking

    Freda Ayisi (Birmingham City Ladies) is shown the yellow card.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Freda Ayisi (Birmingham City Ladies).

  18. Post update

    Alex Greenwood (Liverpool Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Lucy Quinn (Birmingham City Ladies) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Freda Ayisi with a cross.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Liverpool Ladies. Ashley Hodson replaces Beth England.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chelsea Women44001901912
2Man City Women44001551012
3Liverpool Women53027529
4Reading Women421110377
5Arsenal Women42118807
6Sunderland Ladies4202310-76
7B'ham City Women5113710-34
8Bristol City Women4112212-104
9Everton Women510459-43
10Yeovil United5005014-140
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