Birmingham City beat Crystal Palace to go fourth in Barclays Women’s Championship, Blackburn Rovers held third-placed Charlton Athletic.
Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Charlton Athletic
Birmingham City 3-1 Crystal Palace
Birmingham City beat Crystal Palace to go fourth in the table after three first-half goals.
Olivia McLoughlin opened the scoring on 32 minutes after a one-two with Claudia Walker.
Jade Pennock bagged a quick brace before the break, firstly intercepting Fran Kitching’s ball to guide it into an empty net, secondly finishing off a free-kick routine.
Palace pulled one back on the hour mark, Rianna Dean with the tap in from Annabel Blanchard’s cut-back
Blackburn Rovers held third-placed Charlton Athletic to move up to tenth spot.
Niamh Murphy played in Chloe Williams to fire Rovers ahead before half-time, but Freda Ayisi picked up a ball from Mel Johnson to level from close range midway through the second half.