#SBSSWPL: Celtic FC Women beat Rangers at Parkhead

Celtic win with late penalty
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Celtic beat SBS Scottish Women’s Premier League leaders Rangers at Parkhead, Glasgow City went top with victory at Hibernian.

Forfar Farmington 1-2 Spartans
Motherwell 2-1 Hearts
Celtic 1-0 Rangers
Hibernian 1-2 Glasgow City

Rangers lost Kirsty Howat to an early injury, replaced by Indian international Bala Devi, who hit the bar after the break.

The Gers’ Kirsten Reilly was similarly denied from distance, before an 80th-minute counter attack led to Celtic substitute Mariah Lee rounding keeper Jenna Fife to slot home the only goal.

Glasgow City came from behind to win 2-1 away to Hibernian and lead the table by three points.

Eilidh Adams opened the scoring but Janine van Wyk equalised from distance, with Priscila Chinchilla winning and converting a penalty on the hour mark.

Spartans 2-1 win at Forfar was set up with two goals in the first eight minutes, both set up by Louise Mason for Becky Galbraith.

Cheryl Kilcoyne pulled a goal back on 16 minutes but that proved to be the end of the scoring.

Motherwell moved off the bottom at the expense of Hearts, whom they edged 2-1.

Claire Adams and Nicole Pullar both struck in the first quarter or so of the match, with Hearts halving the deficit when Kirstie Macintosh bundled in Katey’s Turner’s cutback.

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