Championship Week 4
Updated: Nov 1, 2021
Charlton Athletic Women vs Blackburn Ladies
Annabel Blanchard featured in her third start for her new side Blackburn Ladies. Following her wonder free kick in the last game week, Blanchard pushed for a goal from midfield, but Charlton played very well and controlled the match. After some pressure from their forwards, Charlton managed to score 2 goals and win the match. As a result, Blackburn have dropped to 7th place after 2 wins and 2 losses from 4 games.
Liverpool Women vs Crystal Palace Women
Aimee Everett and Millie Farrow both started for Crystal Palace in this tough fixture against Liverpool Women. Both FORTE players were unlucky to not get on the scoresheet during the first half as Everett had a long-range strike saved and Farrow had her close-range effort denied. In the end, Liverpool came out on top winning 2-1 in a closely fought contest.
Bristol City Women vs Durham Women
Aimee Palmer and Lia Cataldo started the game for Bristol City who were seeking their second win of the season. Captain Palmer started brightly as she intercepted the ball to play her striker through who hit the post. However, Durham scored the first and after a back-and-forth game, were rewarded with a penalty late in the second half. In the end, the match ended 2-0 and sees Bristol City Women drop to 9th place in the table.
Lia Cataldo in action for Bristol City Women's
Written by Zak Byskup (27/09/2021)