The FA Women's Super League
B'ham City Women3West Ham Women0

Birmingham City Women 3-0 West Ham United Women

Lucy Staniforth in action for Birmingham City Women
England international Lucy Staniforth scored one and set one up for Birmingham

Birmingham City recorded a routine win over West Ham United but slipped a place to fourth in the Women's Super League table on goal difference.

Defender Kerys Harrop headed in Lucy Staniforth's corner to give the Blues the lead in the 19th minute.

Emma Follis then latched on to a through ball from Chloe Arthur to dink in and double the hosts' lead five minutes before the break.

Staniforth slotted in from a Charlie Wellings pass to wrap up the points.

A second successive win puts Birmingham two points behind second-placed Manchester City, but Chelsea move above the Blues following their 5-0 thrashing of Yeovil.

Line-ups

B'ham City Women

  • 30Berger
  • 23Scott
  • 25Mannion
  • 6Harrop
  • 2Williams
  • 7Arthur
  • 4Ladd
  • 14Follis
  • 37StaniforthSubstituted forScofieldat 90'minutes
  • 8MaylingSubstituted forQuinnat 79'minutes
  • 15Wellings

Substitutes

  • 11Quinn
  • 18Scofield
  • 21Hayles
  • 29Hampton

West Ham Women

  • 1Spencer
  • 17de Graaf
  • 12Longhurst
  • 5Flaherty
  • 4HendrixSubstituted forRaffertyat 83'minutes
  • 3Simon
  • 7Lehmann
  • 15VisalliSubstituted forReichardtat 73'minutes
  • 10Simic
  • 8KiernanBooked at 54minsSubstituted forKmitaat 88'minutes
  • 9Ross

Substitutes

  • 11Rafferty
  • 13Moorhouse
  • 14Sampson
  • 16Kmita
  • 18Reichardt
Attendance:
663

Match Stats

Home TeamB'ham City WomenAway TeamWest Ham Women
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home16
Away12
Shots on Target
Home6
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away3
Fouls
Home5
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Birmingham City Women 3, West Ham United Women FC 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Birmingham City Women 3, West Ham United Women FC 0.

Attempt missed. Jane Ross (West Ham United Women FC) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Claire Rafferty with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Birmingham City Women. Connie Scofield replaces Lucy Staniforth.

Attempt missed. Rosie Kmita (West Ham United Women FC) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Julia Simic.

Attempt missed. Gilly Flaherty (West Ham United Women FC) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Esmee de Graaf with a cross following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, West Ham United Women FC. Rosie Kmita replaces Leanne Kiernan.

Corner, West Ham United Women FC. Conceded by Aoife Mannion.

Attempt missed. Lucy Staniforth (Birmingham City Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Charlie Wellings with a cross.

Offside, Birmingham City Women. Paige Williams tries a through ball, but Lucy Staniforth is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, West Ham United Women FC. Claire Rafferty replaces Brooke Hendrix because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Brooke Hendrix (West Ham United Women FC) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Birmingham City Women. Lucy Quinn replaces Sarah Mayling.

Goal!

Goal! Birmingham City Women 3, West Ham United Women FC 0. Lucy Staniforth (Birmingham City Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Charlie Wellings.

Hayley Ladd (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lucienne Reichardt (West Ham United Women FC).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Paige Williams (Birmingham City Women) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, West Ham United Women FC. Lucienne Reichardt replaces Brianna Visalli.

Offside, West Ham United Women FC. Brianna Visalli tries a through ball, but Alisha Lehmann is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Jane Ross (West Ham United Women FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Kate Longhurst.

Attempt missed. Julia Simic (West Ham United Women FC) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Hayley Ladd (Birmingham City Women).

Jane Ross (West Ham United Women FC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Lucy Staniforth (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Brooke Hendrix (West Ham United Women FC).

Foul by Paige Williams (Birmingham City Women).

Jane Ross (West Ham United Women FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Hayley Ladd (Birmingham City Women) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Harriet Scott (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Erin Simon (West Ham United Women FC).

Attempt missed. Brianna Visalli (West Ham United Women FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Alisha Lehmann.

Attempt saved. Leanne Kiernan (West Ham United Women FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alisha Lehmann.

Offside, Birmingham City Women. Chloe Arthur tries a through ball, but Paige Williams is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Harriet Scott (Birmingham City Women) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Lucy Staniforth with a cross.

Booking

Leanne Kiernan (West Ham United Women FC) is shown the yellow card.

Hayley Ladd (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Leanne Kiernan (West Ham United Women FC).

Emma Follis (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arsenal Women88003843424
2Man City Women85302662018
3Chelsea Women9441105516
4B'ham City Women8512106416
5Reading Women8422139414
6Bristol City Women8323712-511
7Liverpool Women8305513-89
8West Ham Women8215819-117
9Brighton Women8116619-134
10Yeovil Town Ladies8107524-193
11Everton Ladies7025415-112
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