The FA Women's Super League
Man City Women3Everton Ladies1

Manchester City Women 3-1 Everton Ladies

Manchester City Women midfielder Keira Walsh
Keira Walsh had come closest to drawing Manchester City level before she did blast home the equaliser

Women's Super League leaders Manchester City came back from a goal down at half-time to beat lowly Everton.

The Toffees, who had just one win from 12 league games, took a shock lead when keeper Ellie Roebuck's attempted clearance was blocked and Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah reacted to swivel and net.

But a powerful Keira Walsh strike drew the hosts level after the interval.

And, after Janine Beckie's header made it 2-1, substitute Nikita Parris sealed victory with a 90th-minute shot.

An Everton win seemed possible after an impressive display in the first period which saw the visitors defend resolutely and Inessa Kaagman twice go close to adding to the lead.

But City upped the tempo on the resumption and ended up worthy winners, having dominated possession and created the better chances.

Line-ups

Man City Women

  • 26Roebuck
  • 14Morgan
  • 6Houghton
  • 20CampbellSubstituted forMcManusat 45'minutes
  • 3Stokes
  • 22EmslieSubstituted forWeirat 68'minutes
  • 8Scott
  • 24Walsh
  • 11BeckieSubstituted forParrisat 71'minutes
  • 15Hemp
  • 25Wullaert

Substitutes

  • 1Bardsley
  • 4Bonner
  • 5Beattie
  • 9Bremer
  • 17Parris
  • 19Weir
  • 23McManus

Everton Ladies

  • 1Levell
  • 20Finnigan
  • 4Brougham
  • 6GeorgeSubstituted forWormat 55'minutes
  • 24BrownlieSubstituted forHindsat 73'minutes
  • 12James
  • 13Stringer
  • 3Turner
  • 10Magill
  • 7Boye-Hlorkah
  • 8Kaagman

Substitutes

  • 2Bryson
  • 5Worm
  • 14Hinds
  • 22Bruinenberg
  • 25Flaherty
Referee:
Elizabeth Simms
Attendance:
864

Match Stats

Home TeamMan City WomenAway TeamEverton Ladies
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home18
Away12
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home11
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Manchester City Women 3, Everton Ladies 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Manchester City Women 3, Everton Ladies 1.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Siri Worm.

Nikita Parris (Manchester City Women).

Abbey-Leigh Stringer (Everton Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Manchester City Women 3, Everton Ladies 1. Nikita Parris (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Tessa Wullaert with a through ball.

Attempt blocked. Tessa Wullaert (Manchester City Women) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Georgia Brougham.

Foul by Jill Scott (Manchester City Women).

Abbey-Leigh Stringer (Everton Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Lauren Hemp (Manchester City Women) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Nikita Parris following a fast break.

Corner, Everton Ladies. Conceded by Ellie Roebuck.

Attempt saved. Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah (Everton Ladies) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Simone Magill with a cross.

Attempt missed. Inessa Kaagman (Everton Ladies) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Offside, Manchester City Women. Stephanie Houghton tries a through ball, but Lauren Hemp is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Tessa Wullaert (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Nikita Parris.

Attempt missed. Jill Scott (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah.

Attempt saved. Lauren Hemp (Manchester City Women) left footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Abbie McManus (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jill Scott.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Siri Worm.

Attempt blocked. Nikita Parris (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Tessa Wullaert.

Caroline Weir (Manchester City Women) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Taylor Hinds (Everton Ladies).

Attempt missed. Tessa Wullaert (Manchester City Women) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Siri Worm.

Substitution

Substitution, Everton Ladies. Taylor Hinds replaces Emma Brownlie.

Attempt blocked. Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah (Everton Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Manchester City Women. Nikita Parris replaces Janine Beckie.

Foul by Lauren Hemp (Manchester City Women).

Abbey-Leigh Stringer (Everton Ladies) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Inessa Kaagman (Everton Ladies) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Everton Ladies. Conceded by Keira Walsh.

Substitution

Substitution, Manchester City Women. Caroline Weir replaces Claire Emslie.

Attempt missed. Inessa Kaagman (Everton Ladies) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah with a cross.

Goal!

Goal! Manchester City Women 2, Everton Ladies 1. Janine Beckie (Manchester City Women) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Claire Emslie with a cross following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Everton Ladies. Siri Worm replaces Gabrielle George because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Gabrielle George (Everton Ladies) because of an injury.

Corner, Manchester City Women. Conceded by Georgia Brougham.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man City Women16115045113438
2Arsenal Women14120253114236
3Chelsea Women1695230111932
4B'ham City Women159152014628
5Bristol City Women156451322-922
6West Ham Women156182128-719
7Reading Women145361920-118
8Liverpool Women145181122-1116
9Brighton Women1633101132-2112
10Everton Ladies13139826-186
11Yeovil Town Ladies141013842-343
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