The FA Women's Super League
Reading Women4Bristol City Women0

Reading Women 4-0 Bristol City Women

Brooke Chaplen
Brooke Chaplen's delicate finish was just one of Reading's excellent finishes

Reading ended a run of four Womens Super League One games without a win by thrashing Bristol City.

England's Fara Williams fired in two stunning long-range strikes in the second half to add to goals from Kirsty Pearce and Brooke Chaplen.

Lauren Hemp forced a save out of Mary Earps early on, but Pearce stabbed in Jo Potter's cross to make it 1-0.

City's fourth straight defeat was sealed by Williams' accuracy from distance and Chaplen's dinked finish.

Line-ups

Reading Women

  • 1Earps
  • 23Rowe
  • 6Pearce
  • 22Potter
  • 15GreenSubstituted forHardingat 71'minutes
  • 7Furness
  • 18MooreSubstituted forJaneat 63'minutes
  • 8Allen
  • 4Williams
  • 10BrutonSubstituted forLinnettat 78'minutes
  • 19Chaplen

Substitutes

  • 2Jane
  • 5Bartrip
  • 9Linnett
  • 11Fletcher
  • 20Harding
  • 21Moloney

Bristol City Women

  • 22Baggaley
  • 2Dykes
  • 6Kerkdijk
  • 3Brown
  • 5Van De PutteSubstituted forHumphreyat 62'minutes
  • 16EstcourtSubstituted forPalmerat 61'minutes
  • 7ArthurBooked at 45mins
  • 21Turner
  • 11Hemp
  • 10FergussonSubstituted forFarrowat 74'minutes
  • 9Daniels

Substitutes

  • 4Matthews
  • 8Humphrey
  • 12Allen
  • 13Watson
  • 14Palmer
  • 19Wilson
  • 29Farrow
Referee:
Will Finnie
Attendance:
172

Match Stats

Home TeamReading WomenAway TeamBristol City Women
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home22
Away4
Shots on Target
Home12
Away1
Corners
Home12
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Reading FC Women 4, Bristol City WFC 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Reading FC Women 4, Bristol City WFC 0.

Foul by Rebecca Jane (Reading FC Women).

Lauren Hemp (Bristol City WFC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Brooke Chaplen (Reading FC Women) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Fara Williams with a cross.

Corner, Reading FC Women. Conceded by Frankie Brown.

Rachel Rowe (Reading FC Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Yana Daniels (Bristol City WFC).

Hand ball by Rachel Rowe (Reading FC Women).

Corner, Bristol City WFC. Conceded by Jo Potter.

Attempt saved. Remi Allen (Reading FC Women) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Reading FC Women. Conceded by Frankie Brown.

Attempt saved. Remi Allen (Reading FC Women) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Fara Williams with a cross.

Fara Williams (Reading FC Women) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Danique Kerkdijk (Bristol City WFC).

Foul by Kirsty Linnett (Reading FC Women).

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

Attempt missed. Kirsty Linnett (Reading FC Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Rachel Rowe.

Remi Allen (Reading FC Women) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Carla Humphrey (Bristol City WFC).

Substitution

Substitution, Reading FC Women. Kirsty Linnett replaces Lauren Bruton.

Attempt missed. Aimee Palmer (Bristol City WFC) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City WFC. Millie Farrow replaces Olivia Fergusson.

Offside, Bristol City WFC. Lauren Hemp tries a through ball, but Olivia Fergusson is caught offside.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Reading FC Women. Natasha Harding replaces Anna Green.

Goal!

Goal! Reading FC Women 4, Bristol City WFC 0. Fara Williams (Reading FC Women) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jo Potter following a corner.

Corner, Reading FC Women. Conceded by Sophie Baggaley.

Attempt saved. Fara Williams (Reading FC Women) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Lauren Bruton (Reading FC Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Frankie Brown (Bristol City WFC).

Offside, Bristol City WFC. Carla Humphrey tries a through ball, but Lauren Hemp is caught offside.

Lauren Hemp (Bristol City WFC) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Aimee Palmer.

Corner, Bristol City WFC. Conceded by Anna Green.

Corner, Bristol City WFC. Conceded by Kirsty Pearce.

Brooke Chaplen (Reading FC Women) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box. Assisted by Fara Williams following a fast break.

Substitution

Substitution, Reading FC Women. Rebecca Jane replaces Jade Moore.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City WFC. Carla Humphrey replaces Lorca Van De Putte.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City WFC. Aimee Palmer replaces Charlie Estcourt.

Attempt missed. Lauren Bruton (Reading FC Women) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Fara Williams following a corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chelsea Women108202942526
2Man City Women108113192225
3Liverpool Women106042013718
4Arsenal Women95222011917
5B'ham City Women104151415-113
6Reading Women93331912712
7Sunderland Ladies104061025-1512
8Everton Ladies93061314-19
9Bristol City Women10217527-227
10Yeovil Town Ladies9009031-310
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