#ParksSWPL: Ten-player Rangers Women defeat Glasgow City

Rangers beat Glasgow City to go top of SWPL 1
Jane Ross is congratulated after scoring Rangers’ third goal. (Alex Todd/Sports Press Photo)

Despite a red card, Rangers beat Glasgow City 3-1 to return to the top of the Park’s Motor Group Scottish Women’s Premier League.

SWPL 1

Aberdeen 1-0 Hibernian
Hamilton Academical 0-1 Partick Thistle
Hearts 1-0 Motherwell
Spartans 0-2 Celtic
Rangers 3-1 Glasgow City

SWPL 2

Boroughmuir Thistle 1-0 Kilmarnock
Glasgow Women P-P Queen’s Park
St Johnstone 1-1 Stirling University

Rangers were 2-0 up against Glasgow City through Lizzie Arnot and a Naimh Farrelly own-goal when they had keeper Jenna Fyfe sent off for bringing down Ode Fulutudilu. Hpwever, Jane Ross headed a third goal for the hosts, before Claire Shine got one back for City. Rangers now sit two points ahead of Glasgow City and have a game in hand.

Celtic won 2-0 at Spartans to move within two points of Glasgow City, whom they visit in midweek. Maria Olafsdottir Gros and Clarissa Larisey got the goals for the Hoops.

Aberdeen defeated fourth-placed Hibernian with an eighth-minute Eva Thomson goal, Hearts are eighth after beating Motherwell by the same score thanks to Erin Rennie’s strike, Partick won the basement clash at Hamilton also by a single goal, Clare Docherty with the 77th-minute decider,

In SWPL 2, Boroughmuir Thistle edged Kilmarnock with a Shannon Todd effort and Stirling University gained just a fourth point of the campaign at St Johnstone, where Emma Lyons put them ahead but Leia Glading levelled.

SWPL 1 Midweek Matches

Wednesday  9 February – Rangers v Hamilton Academical (7pm)

Thursday 10 February – Glasgow City v Celtic (7.40pm) – live on BBC Alba/BBC iPlayer/BBC Sport Website

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