Glasgow City suffer 4-0 home leg loss in UWCL

Glasgow City v Brann Women - UEFA Women's Champions League Qualifying Second Round
Anna Oskarsson (Glasgow City) and Brann’s Rakel Engesvik battle for the ball. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Glasgow City were beaten 4-0 at home by Norway’s SK Brann in the UEFA Women’s Champions League Qualifying Round 2 1st leg tie.

Roma 3-0 Vorskla
Apollon 0-7 Benfica
Spartak Subotica 1-2 Rosengård
Slavia Praha 5-0 Olimpia Cluj
BK Häcken 2-2 Twente
Zürich 0-6 Ajax
Real Madrid 2-1 Vålerenga
Glasgow City 0-4 SK Brann

There were 865 fans at Petershill Park for Glasgow City’s match but they all too soon found themselves 2-0 down, as Rakel Engesvik got the opener and Justine Kielland’s half-volley dipped over keeper Lee Gibson and into the back of the net.

Engesvik extended the lead to 3-0 before the break, Marit Lund getting the fourth in the dying minutes to leave Leanne Ross’s side a near impossible task for the away leg.

Häcken overturned Twente’s lead with goals just before and after the break but the Dutch side left with a following an equaliser by Leonie Vliek.

UEFA Women's Champions League - Real Madrid vs Valerenga
Rocío Gálvez heads Real Madrid’s winner against Valerenga. (Photo by Guillermo Martinez / SPP)

Rocio Galvez got the crucial second goal that gave Real Madrid a 2-1 lead to take to Valerenga, Ria Oling got Rosengård’s winner at Spartak Subotica.

Romee Leuchter hit a 13-minute second-half hat-trick as Ajax netted six in Zurich, Benfica went one better against Apollon Limassol.

UEFA Womens Champions League - FC Zurich v FC Ajax - Letzigrund
Quinty Sabajo (22 Ajax) scores a goal during at FC Zurich. (Daniela Porcelli / SPP)

Second Leg: Wednesday 18 October (all times CET)

Vorskla (0) v (3) Roma (2.30pm)
Olimpia Cluj (0) v (5) Slavia Praha (5pm)
Rosengård (2) v (1) Spartak Subotica (6pm)
Sparta Praha (0) v (5) Eintracht Frankfurt (6.30pm)
Wolfsburg (3) v (3) Paris FC (6.45pm)
Ajax (6) v (0) Zürich (7pm)
St. Pölten (4) v (0) Valur (7pm)
SK Brann (4) v (0) Glasgow City (7pm)
FC Twente (2) v (2) BK Häcken (7pm)
Vålerenga (1) v (2) Real Madrid (7.30pm)
Paris Saint-Germain (1) v (1) Manchester United (8pm)
Benfica (7) v (0) Apollon (8.30pm)

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