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Yeovil Town Ladies 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion Women: Ellie Mason earns point for hosts

Brighton celebrate Victoria Williams' opening goal
Brighton celebrate Victoria Williams' opening goal

Ellie Mason earned the Women's Super League's bottom side Yeovil Town Ladies a rare point against Brighton.

The away side took the lead in the first half when Victoria Williams headed in Megan Connolly's corner.

Yeovil goalkeeper Meg Walsh kept her side in the match with a series of fine saves.

And on 64 minutes Mason scored from close range from Hannah Short's cross, although Yeovil are still five points adrift of Everton in 10th.

Line-ups

Yeovil Town Ladies

  • 1Walsh
  • 15BuxtonSubstituted forCousinsat 84'minutes
  • 6Short
  • 12Mason
  • 3Alexander
  • 25McLauchlan
  • 8Horwood
  • 16EvansBooked at 45minsSubstituted forSymeat 72'minutes
  • 14Donovan
  • 7Fergusson
  • 9Heatherson

Substitutes

  • 4Syme
  • 5Cousins
  • 10Gaylor
  • 17Fischer
  • 23Howard
  • 26Bloomfield
  • 28Taylor

Brighton Women

  • 19Harris
  • 20Williams
  • 5Whelan
  • 4Buet
  • 3GibbonsBooked at 86mins
  • 10Natkiel
  • 12PeplowSubstituted forSimpkinsat 22'minutes
  • 27Connolly
  • 7WhelanSubstituted forUmotongat 72'minutes
  • 16BrazilBooked at 58mins
  • 15Green

Substitutes

  • 1Hourihan
  • 2Roe
  • 8Barton
  • 9Umotong
  • 11Nilden
  • 21Simpkins
  • 23Le Tissier
Attendance:
408

Match Stats

Home TeamYeovil Town LadiesAway TeamBrighton Women
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home11
Away20
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Yeovil Town Ladies 1, Brighton and Hove Albion Women 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Yeovil Town Ladies 1, Brighton and Hove Albion Women 1.

Ini-Abasi Umotong (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Foul by Ini-Abasi Umotong (Brighton and Hove Albion Women).

Hannah Short (Yeovil Town Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Emily Simpkins (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Victoria Williams.

Attempt blocked. Nicola Cousins (Yeovil Town Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Olivia Fergusson.

Booking

Felicity Gibbons (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Felicity Gibbons (Brighton and Hove Albion Women).

Ann-Marie Heatherson (Yeovil Town Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ini-Abasi Umotong (Brighton and Hove Albion Women).

Bonnie Horwood (Yeovil Town Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town Ladies. Nicola Cousins replaces Charlotte Buxton.

Attempt missed. Ellie Mason (Yeovil Town Ladies) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Hannah Short following a set piece situation.

Foul by Kayleigh Green (Brighton and Hove Albion Women).

Emily Syme (Yeovil Town Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Kayleigh Green (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ini-Abasi Umotong.

Attempt missed. Ini-Abasi Umotong (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Felicity Gibbons (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) because of an injury.

Foul by Emily Simpkins (Brighton and Hove Albion Women).

Emily Donovan (Yeovil Town Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Brighton and Hove Albion Women. Danielle Buet tries a through ball, but Kayleigh Green is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion Women. Ini-Abasi Umotong replaces Aileen Whelan.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town Ladies. Emily Syme replaces Georgia Evans.

Felicity Gibbons (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rachel McLauchlan (Yeovil Town Ladies).

Attempt missed. Aileen Whelan (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Felicity Gibbons.

Fern Whelan (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bonnie Horwood (Yeovil Town Ladies).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Charlotte Buxton (Yeovil Town Ladies) because of an injury.

Felicity Gibbons (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Hannah Short (Yeovil Town Ladies).

Offside, Brighton and Hove Albion Women. Sophie Harris tries a through ball, but Kayleigh Green is caught offside.

Offside, Yeovil Town Ladies. Charlotte Buxton tries a through ball, but Olivia Fergusson is caught offside.

Foul by Kayleigh Green (Brighton and Hove Albion Women).

Charlotte Buxton (Yeovil Town Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Yeovil Town Ladies 1, Brighton and Hove Albion Women 1. Ellie Mason (Yeovil Town Ladies) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Hannah Short following a set piece situation.

Foul by Emily Simpkins (Brighton and Hove Albion Women).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man City Women17125049143541
2Arsenal Women14120253114236
3Chelsea Women17105234112335
4B'ham City Women159152014628
5Bristol City Women156451322-922
6West Ham Women166192129-819
7Reading Women155372224-218
8Liverpool Women155191126-1516
9Brighton Women1734101233-2113
10Everton Ladies14239926-179
11Yeovil Town Ladies151113943-344
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