Manchester City tops Reading 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

READING. Manchester City was after all too much to handle for Reading.

Manchester City tops Reading 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 23 Ball Possession 77
Shots
  • 3 Total 20
  • 0 On Target 7
  • 3 Off Target 13
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 80 Attack 149
  • 46 Dangerous attack 104
  • 27 Ball safe​ 50
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 5
Fouls
  • 1 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

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.

Cards

Reading received 1 yellow card (J. Vanhaevermaet). Regarding the opposition, Manchester City didn’t receive any yellow card.

Match Timeline

J. Vanhaevermaet- Yellow
12'
53'
E. Mukandi(own-goal)
60'
E. Mukandi(own-goal)
T. Primmer- sub ->J. Vanhaevermaet
61'
62'
C. Kelly- sub ->H. Raso
D. Cooper- sub ->F. Bryson
66'
68'
M. Fowler- sub ->L. Coombs
68'
A. Greenwood- sub ->Laia Aleixandri
76'
K. Shaw(goal)M. Fowler
81'
J. Blakstad- sub ->L. Hemp
L. Wade- sub ->L. Woodham
87'
N. Dowie- sub ->S. Troelsgaard
88'

Standings

Next matches

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

Reading W
G
J. Burns 25.Northern Ireland
D
E. Mitchell 3.Scotland
D
F. Bryson 2.England
66'
D
L. Woodham 28.Wales
87'
M
D. Caldwell 17.Republic of Ireland
M
J. Vanhaevermaet 27.Belgium
61' 12'
M
R. Rowe 23.Wales
F
G. Evans 5.Wales
F
S. Troelsgaard 51.Denmark
88'
F
A. Eikeland 9.Norway
F
C. Wellings 7.England
Substitutes
F. Meadows-Tuson 33.England
T. Primmer 37.England
61'
G
H. Poulter 30.England
D
D. Cooper 14.England
66'
D
R. Jane 18.England
M
L. Wade 11.Northern Ireland
87'
F
N. Dowie 10.England
88'

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.

Substitutions

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

Manchester City W
G
A. MacIver 22.England
D
D. Stokes 3.England
D
68'
D
E. Morgan 14.England
M
K. Casparij 2.Netherlands
M
L. Coombs 7.England
68'
M
Y. Hasegawa 25.Japan
M
K. Shaw 21.Jamaica
Goals76'
F
H. Raso 13.Australia
62'
F
F
L. Hemp 11.England
81'
Substitutes
G
E. Roebuck 1.England
D
L. Ouahabi 15.Spain
D
A. Greenwood 5.England
68'
D
S. Houghton 6.England
M
F. Angeldal 12.Sweden
M
A. Hutchings 36.England
M
J. Blakstad 41.Norway
81'
F
C. Kelly 9.England
62'
F
M. Fowler 8.Australia
68'

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.

Substitutions

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.​