#DanskeWomensPrem: Glentoran cut Cliftonville’s lead

Glentoran's four-goal Kerry Beattie
Kerry Beattie broke the deadlock for Glentoran. (Photo: NIFL)

The single Danske Bank Women’s Premiership midweek match saw Glentoran win 3-0 at home to Linfield.

Kerry Beattie, Sam Kelly and Lauren Wade all struck in the second half to ensure a win for the Glens and to bring them within two points of league leaders Cliftonville – who have played one game fewer.

Both starting line ups were missing key players through injury which was reflected throughout the first half. Neither side found their rhythm with no real attempts on goal.

Beattie broke the deadlock straight after half time giving the home side the lead before Kelly doubled the score line with a right footed strike inside Linfield’s area.

The best chance for the away side fell to Ebony Lecky, after Victoria Carleton crossed in from the left only for it to be headed over the bar.

Wade had the final say, cutting in from the right to strike with her trusty left foot.

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