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Brighton & Hove Albion Women 1-0 Everton Women

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Highlights: Brighton & Hove Albion Women 1-0 Everton Women

Aileen Whelan got the only goal against her old club as Brighton beat Everton, who stand four places higher in the Women's Super League table.

The Seagulls forward Whelan, who briefly played for Everton in 2017, finally turned Albion's dominance into a goal in the 39th minute.

She found the bottom right corner from Amanda Nilden's assist.

Willie Kirk's Everton team came close to levelling on 76 minutes when Hannah Cain was denied by Megan Walsh.

Everton remain fifth in the table, six points better off than Brighton.

Line-ups

Brighton Women

  • 1Walsh
  • 8BartonBooked at 75mins
  • 14Kerkdijk
  • 21Le Tissier
  • 3GibbonsBooked at 87mins
  • 4Bowman
  • 17Connolly
  • 11Nildén
  • 7Whelan
  • 15GreenBooked at 83minsSubstituted forSimpkinsat 90+2'minutes
  • 9UmotongBooked at 63minsSubstituted forNatkielat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Roe
  • 10Natkiel
  • 12Lundorf Skovsen
  • 19Simpkins
  • 20Williams
  • 24Bennink
  • 25Fiskerstrand

Everton Women

  • 18MacIver
  • 2Hinds
  • 20Finnigan
  • 6George
  • 3Turner
  • 13StringerBooked at 38minsSubstituted forClemaronat 66'minutes
  • 15PikeSubstituted forCainat 45'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 11Kelly
  • 17Graham
  • 7Boye-Hlorkah
  • 8KaagmanSubstituted forvan Esat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5van Es
  • 14Morgan
  • 16Cain
  • 21Clemaron
  • 23Korpela
  • 25Coan
Referee:
Abigail Byrne
Attendance:
830

Match Stats

Home TeamBrighton WomenAway TeamEverton Women
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home9
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Brighton and Hove Albion Women 1, Everton Ladies 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brighton and Hove Albion Women 1, Everton Ladies 0.

Attempt missed. Hannah Cain (Everton Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.

Corner, Everton Ladies. Conceded by Maya Le Tissier.

Attempt blocked. Lucy Graham (Everton Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah with a cross.

Booking

Hannah Cain (Everton Ladies) is shown the yellow card.

Dangerous play by Hannah Cain (Everton Ladies).

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

Foul by Gabrielle George (Everton Ladies).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion Women. Emily Simpkins replaces Kayleigh Green.

Substitution

Substitution, Everton Ladies. Kika van Es replaces Inessa Kaagman.

Booking

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

Chloe Kelly (Everton Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Lucy Graham (Everton Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danielle Bowman (Brighton and Hove Albion Women).

Attempt blocked. Chloe Kelly (Everton Ladies) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Lucy Graham.

Foul by Taylor Hinds (Everton Ladies).

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

Corner, Everton Ladies. Conceded by Kayleigh Green.

Booking

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

Danielle Turner (Everton Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Offside, Everton Ladies. Taylor Hinds tries a through ball, but Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Chloe Kelly (Everton Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Taylor Hinds.

Corner, Everton Ladies. Conceded by Megan Connolly.

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

Attempt saved. Hannah Cain (Everton Ladies) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Danielle Turner.

Foul by Maéva Clemaron (Everton Ladies).

Aileen Whelan (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Kirsty Barton (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt blocked. Kayleigh Green (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Amanda Nildén.

Corner, Everton Ladies. Conceded by Kirsty Barton.

Foul by Lucy Graham (Everton Ladies).

Megan Connolly (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion Women. Kate Natkiel replaces Ini-Abasi Umotong.

Substitution

Substitution, Everton Ladies. Maéva Clemaron replaces Abbey-Leigh Stringer.

Booking

Ini-Abasi Umotong (Brighton and Hove Albion Women) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Gabrielle George (Everton Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

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1Man City Women1412023562936
2Chelsea Women1311204283435
3Arsenal Women14110337112633
4Man Utd Women126152091119
5Everton Women126061716118
6Reading Women135351924-518
7Tottenham Women135171222-1016
8West Ham Women124171530-1513
9Brighton Women143381028-1812
10B'ham City Women11218520-157
11Liverpool Women12138413-96
12Bristol City Women12138837-296
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