SWPL round-up: Glasgow City win at Partick Thistle and Celtic declare win over Hibernian, however Rangers draw|Football News

Glasgow City recovered from back-to-back loses to beat Partick Thistle in the ‘Petershill Park’ derby.

The Jags, who have actually lost all their matches because the split, began the video game sturdily as they wanted to benefit from a bruised City side. With the sides level into extra time of the very first half, City took the lead to deal a sucker punch to Thistle. Bea Prades with a great strike from the edge of package after it fell kindly for the Spanish midfielder.

With less than an hour played, City discovered the last objective in spite of the very best efforts of Megan Cunningham in the Partick Thistle web. It appeared like she ‘d done enough by rejecting Linda Motlhalo from close quarters however the SWPL leading goalscorer, Lauren Davidson, was on hand to fire house for her 24th objective in the league.

The outcome indicates Glasgow City stay leading of the table, 2 points clear of Celtic, and Partick Thistle continue to inhabit 6th. City host Hibernian on Wednesday while Thistle are away to Heart of Midlothian.

Celtic 3-0 Hibernian

Celtic kept up at the top of the Park’s Motor Group SWPL with a comfy triumph over Hibernian at the Excelsior Arena.

Celtic ran out 3-0 winners over Hibernian
Celtic went out 3-0 winners over Hibernian

It was not likely we ‘d see a repeat scoreline from the opening day of the season when Celtic were 9-0 winners, however they began quickly with the opener after simply 18 minutes. Previous Hibee, Amy Gallacher, with a great surface to take her top of Celtic’s goalscoring charts in the league. Gallacher then turned company with 40 minutes played, whipping in a corner for Chloe Craig to complete at the back post.

Within minutes of the reboot, Celtic increased their lead. Natasha Flint looked out to obstruct the Hibs pass in the past rounding off for her 4th objective in her last 3 SWPL matches.

Celtic stay 2 points behind Glasgow City and face Rangers, reside on Sky Sports, this Thursday in what might be a significant match for both sides’ title opportunities. Hibernian are 5th and 4 points clear of Partick Thistle.

Rangers 1-1 Heart of Midlothian

Rangers were rejected by a late Hearts charge as they moved behind the leading 2 in the fight for the Park’s Motor Group SWPL prize. It includes additional pressure on Malky Thomson’s side for Thursday’s clash with Celtic, reside on Sky Sports, likely a must-win if Rangers are to keep their title.

Hearts are the only side beyond the leading 2 to have actually taken any points versus Rangers entering into the video game, a 0-0 draw at Oriam back in January.

The opening objective of the video game featured 37 minutes on the clock as Sam Kerr got her 5th objective in her last 4 SWPL matches. The Scotland midfielder produced the objective after driving into the opposition box, discovering Kirsty Howat prior to it recovered kindly for Kerr to smash house.

It looked set that Rangers would clinch all 3 points and keep up at the top, however Hannah Davison yielded a charge almost 3 minutes into extra time for a nasty on Cailin Michie. Previous Rangers midfielder, Ciara Grant stepped up and smashed the ball house at the death.

Rangers are now 5 points behind Glasgow City and 3 behind Celtic ahead of Thursday’s match. Hearts stay 4th, 9 points clear of Hibernian with 5 video games delegated play.

Hamilton Academical 1-1 Dundee United

Hamilton Accies and Dundee United shared the spoils at New Douglas Park, leaving them 5 points apart with 5 video games staying. The outcome favours Dundee United who remain in 10th and simply outside the transfer play-off area.

Danni McGinley got the opening objective for United, her 13th in the league this season, after 8 minutes. The United forward hammered her free-kick low and with sufficient power to pass Chloe Nicolson in objectives.

Among Accies’ star gamers, Josi Giard, lacked an objective in her last 7 matches prior to today and her strike might be crucial for Accies preventing the transfer play-off. The German forward’s ball towards objective was from a tight angle and was parried in by Fiona McNicoll in the United objective.

Hamilton are away to Motherwell on Wednesday in the Lanarkshire derby while Dundee United take a trip to Spartans.

Aberdeen 0-2 Motherwell

Motherwell preserved their 100 percent record versus Aberdeen this season with another comfy triumph up North.

The away side took the lead right before the half-time whistle thanks to the in-form Tiree Burchill. The loanee’s strike from range beating her Celtic team-mate, India Marwaha, to offer Motherwell the lead and her 5th objective in her last 5 SWPL matches.

The last objective featured simply under an hour played through Louisa Boyes as the Dons distributed belongings in their own box with the Motherwell forward capitalising.

The outcome keeps Motherwell seventh as they fight to complete top of the bottom 6 because the split. They host the Lanarkshire derby versus Hamilton Academical on Wednesday. Aberdeen stay 8 points clear of the transfer play-off ahead their midweek house match versus relegated Glasgow Women.

Glasgow Women 0-1 Spartans

Glasgow Females were relegated from the Park’s Motor Group SWPL after being up to their 27th defeat of the season. They had actually made promo to the leading department on the last day of the 2021/22 season however have actually up until now stopped working to get a point.

In spite of a fighting efficiency, Spartans dominated to keep their unbeaten run in April with 3 wins and one draw. The only objective of the video game originated from Mya Bates after 7 minutes played. On her 18th birthday, Bates blasted house after the lowering from Caley Gibb.

Spartans stay 8th, 2 points behind Motherwell in the fight for seventh. The Edinburgh side host Dundee United on Wednesday at Ainslie Park while Glasgow Women are away to Aberdeen.

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