READING. Manchester City was eventually too good for Reading with the goal of E. Mukandi (53′ own), E. Mukandi (60′ own) and K. Shaw (76′). Manchester City was much better in terms of ball possession (77%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Select Car Leasing Stadium stadium in Reading on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Abigail Byrne. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.7 degrees Celsius or 52.97 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.
Manchester City had a superior ball possession 77% while Reading was struggling with a 23% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Manchester City was putting more pressure with 104 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Manchester City won the match.
Reading shot 3 times, 0 on target, 3 off target. Regarding the opposition, Manchester City shot 20 times, 7 on target, 13 off target.
Reading received 1 yellow card (J. Vanhaevermaet). Regarding the opposition, Manchester City didn’t receive any yellow card.
In the next match in the Women’s Super League, Reading will host Chelsea W on the 28th of May with a 6-1 head to head record in favor of Chelsea W (2 draws).
Manchester City will host Everton W on the 28th of May with a 10-0 head to head stats in favor of Manchester City (0 draws).
Reading – Formation
The manager Kelly Chambers decided to play with the following team: Jacqueline Burns, Diane Caldwell, Emma Mitchell, Gemma Evans, Faye Bryson, Lily Woodham, Sanne Troelsgaard, Justine Vanhaevermaet, Rachel Rowe, Amalie Vevle Eikeland and Charlie Wellings.
The home team had on the bench: Freya Meadows-Tuson, Hannah Poulter, Deanna Cooper, Natasha Dowie, Lauren Wade, Rebecca Jane and Tia Primmer.
Reading made 4 changes: J. Vanhaevermaet for T. Primmer (61′), F. Bryson for D. Cooper (66′), L. Woodham for L. Wade (87′) and S. Troelsgaard for N. Dowie (88′).
Manchester City – Formation
Gareth Taylor played with: Alexandra MacIver, Demi Stokes, Laia Aleixandri López, Kerstin Casparij, Esme Beth Morgan, Laura Coombs, Yui Hasegawa, Khadija Monifa Shaw, Hayley Raso, Deyna Cristina Castellanos Naujenis and Lauren Hemp.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Chloe Kelly, Filippa Angeldal, Leila Ouahabi El Ouahabi, Annie Hutchings, Mary Fowler, Ellie Roebuck, Alex Greenwood, Stephanie Houghton and Julie Blakstad.
Manchester City made 4 changes: H. Raso for C. Kelly (62′), L. Coombs for M. Fowler (68′), Laia Aleixandri for A. Greenwood (68′) and L. Hemp for J. Blakstad (81′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Women’s Super League.