MANCHESTER. Manchester City estinguishes Leicester 4-0 with goals of K. Shaw (24′), L. Hemp (72′), K. Shaw (79′) and Y. Hasegawa (88′). Manchester City was surely better in terms of ball possession (75%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
A. Greenwood missed a penalty (78′) for Manchester City.
The match was played at the Academy Stadium stadium in Manchester on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Farai Hallam. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13.3 degrees Celsius or 55.9 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 61%.
- ! 75 Ball Possession 25
- 26 Total 4
- 5 On Target 0
- 21 Off Target 4
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 217 Attack 86
- 139 Dangerous attack 34
- 122 Ball safe 87
- 1 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 1
- 1 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 3
Manchester City had a superior ball possession 75% while Leicester was struggling with a 25% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Manchester City had a more offensive attitude with 139 dangerous attacks and 26 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Manchester City won the match.
Manchester City shot 26 times, 5 on target, 21 off target. On the other side, Leicester shot 4 times, 0 on target, 4 off target.
Manchester City received 1 yellow card (A. Greenwood). On the other side, Leicester received 1 yellow card (S. O’Brien).
In the next match in the Women’s Super League, Manchester City will host Everton W on the 28th of May with a 10-0 head to head in favor of Manchester City (0 draws).
Leicester will play away agasint Brighton W on the 28th of May with a 1-1 head to head record.
Manchester City – Formation
The manager Gareth Taylor decided to play with the following team: Ellie Roebuck, Alex Greenwood, Laia Aleixandri López, Kerstin Casparij, Esme Beth Morgan, Laura Coombs, Yui Hasegawa, Khadija Monifa Shaw, Chloe Kelly, Deyna Cristina Castellanos Naujenis and Lauren Hemp.
The home team had on the bench: Stephanie Houghton, Leila Ouahabi El Ouahabi, Hayley Raso, Julie Blakstad, Demi Stokes, Alexandra MacIver, Mary Fowler, Filippa Angeldal and María Victoria Losada Gómez.
Manchester City made 5 changes: C. Kelly for H. Raso (73′), Laia Aleixandri for Leila Ouahabi (80′), D. Castellanos for F. Angeldahl (80′), A. Greenwood for S. Houghton (82′) and L. Hemp for J. Blakstad (82′).
Leicester – Formation
Lydia Bedford played with: Kirstie Levell, Sophie Howard, Jemma Elizabeth Purfield, Catherine Joan Bott, Ashleigh Plumptre, Samantha Tierney, Erin Simon, Josie Green, Aileen Whelan, Carrie Jones and Shannon O’Brien.
These were the players on the bench: Molly Pike, Connie Scofield, Sophia Poor, Missy Goodwin, Ellen Jones, Abbie McManus, Demi Vance and Natasha Jane Flint.
Leicester made 3 changes: J. Purfield for M. Pike (57′), C. Jones for M. Goodwin (57′) and J. Green for N. Flint (69′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Women’s Super League.
- Tottenham – Liverpool – 1-0
- Reading – Arsenal – 0-1
- Manchester United – Brighton – 4-0
- Manchester City – Leicester – 4-0
- Everton – Chelsea – 1-3