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WSL: West Ham United 1-0 Birmingham City - Adriana Leon gives Hammers slender win

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WSL highlights: West Ham 1-0 Birmingham City

West Ham United collected their first win of the season defeating Birmingham City 1-0 in the WSL.

Canada international Adriana Leon put the hosts ahead after 27 minutes with a controlled finish.

And they had a superb chance to double their advantage but Martha Thomas placed her effort narrowly wide.

Birmingham thought they had equalised late on as Hammers keeper Courtney Brosnan fumbled Lucy Staniforth's 30-yard effort onto the bar.

Line-ups

West Ham Women

  • 18Brosnan
  • 3SimonSubstituted forRedisch Kvammeat 63'minutes
  • 5Flaherty
  • 26Vetterlein
  • 11BaunachSubstituted forHendrixat 84'minutes
  • 20Cho
  • 12LonghurstBooked at 18mins
  • 19Leon
  • 21Dali
  • 15GalabadaarachchiSubstituted forLehmannat 57'minutes
  • 9Thomas

Substitutes

  • 1Moorhouse
  • 2Redisch Kvamme
  • 4Hendrix
  • 7Lehmann
  • 23Middag

B'ham City Women

  • 1Hampton
  • 15Jordan
  • 25HollowayBooked at 24mins
  • 6HarropBooked at 20mins
  • 3ScottSubstituted forWhippat 83'minutes
  • 7ArthurSubstituted forScofieldat 78'minutes
  • 37Staniforth
  • 2Mayling
  • 10Visalli
  • 11Grant
  • 20Walker

Substitutes

  • 8Williams
  • 13Brooks
  • 17Logan
  • 18Scofield
  • 19Whipp
  • 22Goodwin
  • 24Rabjohn
Referee:
Paul Howard
Attendance:
1,297

Match Stats

Home TeamWest Ham WomenAway TeamB'ham City Women
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home13
Away18
Shots on Target
Home4
Away9
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, West Ham United Women 1, Birmingham City Women 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, West Ham United Women 1, Birmingham City Women 0.

Attempt blocked. Sarah Mayling (Birmingham City Women) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

Corner, Birmingham City Women. Conceded by Courtney Brosnan.

Attempt saved. Lucy Staniforth (Birmingham City Women) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Lucy Whipp.

Abbi Grant (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Laura Vetterlein (West Ham United Women).

Attempt saved. Abbi Grant (Birmingham City Women) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sarah Mayling.

Attempt missed. Kenza Dali (West Ham United Women) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Cecilie Redisch Kvamme.

Foul by Brianna Visalli (Birmingham City Women).

Kate Longhurst (West Ham United Women) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, West Ham United Women. Brooke Hendrix replaces Katharina Baunach.

Substitution

Substitution, Birmingham City Women. Lucy Whipp replaces Harriet Scott.

Offside, Birmingham City Women. Hannah Hampton tries a through ball, but Abbi Grant is caught offside.

Kerys Harrop (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alisha Lehmann (West Ham United Women).

Attempt saved. Lucy Staniforth (Birmingham City Women) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Birmingham City Women. Connie Scofield replaces Chloe Arthur.

Attempt missed. Martha Thomas (West Ham United Women) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Courtney Brosnan.

Corner, Birmingham City Women. Conceded by Katharina Baunach.

Corner, Birmingham City Women. Conceded by Gilly Flaherty.

Alisha Lehmann (West Ham United Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harriet Scott (Birmingham City Women).

Foul by Cecilie Redisch Kvamme (West Ham United Women).

Harriet Scott (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Sarah Mayling (Birmingham City Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Abbi Grant.

Attempt saved. Alisha Lehmann (West Ham United Women) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Cecilie Redisch Kvamme.

Substitution

Substitution, West Ham United Women. Cecilie Redisch Kvamme replaces Erin Simon.

Corner, West Ham United Women. Conceded by Kerys Harrop.

Corner, West Ham United Women. Conceded by Rebecca Holloway.

Attempt blocked. Rebecca Holloway (Birmingham City Women) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Birmingham City Women. Conceded by Erin Simon.

Attempt blocked. Abbi Grant (Birmingham City Women) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Chloe Arthur.

Substitution

Substitution, West Ham United Women. Alisha Lehmann replaces Jacynta Galabadaarachchi.

Foul by Kerys Harrop (Birmingham City Women).

Laura Vetterlein (West Ham United Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Claudia Walker (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Laura Vetterlein (West Ham United Women).

Attempt missed. Adriana Leon (West Ham United Women) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Attempt blocked. Jacynta Galabadaarachchi (West Ham United Women) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

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4Arsenal Women11002113
5West Ham Women21012203
6Tottenham Women21011103
7Reading Women210112-13
8Brighton Women20201102
9Bristol City Women201102-21
10Man Utd Women100101-10
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