#SBSSWPL: Celtic Women pull two goals back to hold Glasgow City

Celtic fightback to hold Glasgow City
Charlie Wellings of Celtic is challenged by Claire Walsh of Glasgow City. (Photo: Colin Poultney/PSI visa Imago)

Hibernian went top of SBS Scottish Women’s Premier League 1 as Celtic fought back to draw 2-2 with Glasgow City.

SWPL 1

Celtic 2-2 Glasgow City
Hamilton Academical 0-7 Rangers
Motherwell 0-4 Hibernian
Partick Thistle 0-2 Aberdeen
Spartans 3-1 Hearts

SWPL 2

Kilmarnock 1-3 Dundee United
Queen’s Park 1-2 Boroughmuir Thistle
St Johnstone 2-3 Glasgow Women

Clare Shine gave Glasgow City the lead and Ode Fulutudilu cut the ball back for Lauren Davidson to double the advantage. But Celtic substitutes twice combined to draw level, Mengyu Shen twice setting up Olivia Chance to finish.

Hibs were 4-0 winners at Motherwell with two goals in each half. Rachael Boyle scored direct from a free kick, Kirsty Morrison, Carla Boyce and Amy Muir adding one apiece.

Rangers kicked off with a 7-0 sinking of Hamilton, Jane Ross getting the ball rolling from 25 yards on the way to a 30-minute hat-trick and Lizzie Arnot also netting before half-time. Ross added her fourth, before Demi Vance head home at the back post and Zoe Ness completed the scoring.

Aberdeen’s first win back in the top flight came 2-0 at Partick. Eva Thomson broke the deadlock early in the second half, with Mya Christie making sure of the win in stoppage-time.

Spartans were the only hosts to take maximum points and this after trailing Hearts at half-time. Claire Delworth’s opener was cancelled out by Becky Galbraith, with Kat Smart and Alana Marshall also finding the net for Spartans.

Boroughmuir Thistle's two-goal Sammy Duncan
Boroughmuir Thistle’s two-goal Sammy Duncan. (Photo: iancairnsmedia.co.uk)

It was a good away day in SWPL 2, with all visiting sides adding to their opening day victories, Dundee United leading the table after a 3-1 result at Kilmarnock, in which Cassie Cowper, Robyn Smith and Danni McGinley all scored in the first dozen minutes.

Boroughmuir Thistle beat Queen’s Park 2-1 with a Sammy Duncan double and Glasgow Women got the better of St Johnston 3-2, as Sophie McGoldrick’s second proved decisive.

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