SWPL: Glasgow City come from behind to beat Hibernian Women

Glasgow City v Hibernian
Glasgow City avenged the recent Sky Sports SWPL Cup semi-final defeat by Hibernian. (Photo: Colin Poultney/SWPL)

Scottish Women’s Premier League leaders Glasgow City had to fight back to see off visitors Hibernian with an own-goal.

Glasgow Women 0-10 Rangers
Hearts 5-0 Hamilton Academical
Aberdeen 1-1 Spartans
Glasgow City 2-1 Hibernian
Celtic 7-0 Dundee United

Hayley Lauder hit the bar for Glasgow City but Eleni Giannou played in Michaela McAlonie to give Hibs the lead at  the break. Jenna Clark headed the equaliser soon after the restart from a corner by Lauder, whose cross forced an own-goal from Liana Hinds in the 71st minute.

Rangers and Celtic remain two and three points respectively behind City after big wins, Colette Cavanagh hitting a hat-trick and Nicola Docherty a double at Glasgow Women, the Hoops sinking Dundee United 7-0 as Shen Mengyu scored her first ever treble.

Hearts hit Hamilton 5-0, Georgia Timms getting the first before setting up Cailin Michie to make it 2-0 at half-time. Katie Rood bagged a brace with Jenny Smith netting off the underside of the bar in-between.

Aberdeen and Spartans drew 1-1 following a quick exchange of goals before the interval. Francesca Ogilvie fired the Dons in front but Louise Mason’s spectacular strike levelled the scores.

SWPL2

Boroughmuir Thistle 1-1 St Johnstone
Kilmarnock 2-1 East Fife
Montrose 2-0 Gartcairn
Stirling University 1-5 Queen’s Park

Queen's Park won 5-1 at Stirling University in SWPL2.
Queen’s Park secured their fourth straight win. (Photo: iancairnsmedia.co.uk)

Montrose defeated leaders Gartcairn to move within two points of them, Aimee Culley with both goals in the first half.

Boroughmuir Thistle led St Johnstone through a Courtney McAvoy effort, the visitors earning a point from Steffi Simson’s 55th-minute leveller.

Queen’s Park are above Kilmarnock on goals scored, after their 5-1 win at Stirling University and Killie’s 2-1 defeat of East Fife. Abby Callaghan scored twice for the Spiders, Leah Daly and Lia Tweedie burying free-kicks, while a late strike from Laura McLaughlin secured the points for Kilmarnock after Monica Harty’s equaliser.

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