Aberdeen 0-1 Glasgow City
- Second SWPL Cup Semi-Final
- Hibs reached the Final by beating Rangers 4-1.
- City has goal ruled out for handball.
- Shine puts City in front in the 45+2nd minute.
FULL TIME – Aberdeen 0-1 Glasgow City.
So it is yet another City-Hibs final
A long City shot rattles the crossbar
90+1 mins ABERDEEN sub
Lauren Gordon replaces Melissa Aitkenhead
89 mins CITY SUB
Sam Kerr replaces Clare Shine
Ross’ ball into the box is controlled down by Boyce, but Fleeting has her shot blocked
City have a couple of corners but can’t threaten Flaherty
86 mins ABERDEEN SUB
Jo Fraser replaces Hannah Stewart
80 mins CITY Sub
Carla Boyce replaces Lauren McMurchie
Docherty runs at the Aberdeen box but has her shot deflected wide. The corner eventually falls to Shine who shoots over
Nearly an equaliser. Aberdeen have a free kick from 30 yards. Cowper puts in a great ball and picks out Donna Paterson in loads of space, but somehow she fails to make contact.
A great ball from Cowper picks out McGregor in the City box, but the Aberdeen sub shoots wide
City aggrieved they weren’t given advantage, but they have a free-kick 25 yards from goal. Ross curls the ball over.
Ross plays a corner along the ground to Shine, who takes a touch before her shot hits the near post and into the side netting
Aberdeen finally have a chance, but Nikki Smith’s curling shot from 20 yards goes wide of the far post
59 mins City sub
Brogan Hay replaces Ruesha Littlejohn
58 mins – Aberdeen sub
Shannon McGregor replaces Kelly Forrest
Littlejohn is tackled on the edge of the box, the ball falls to Fleeting who shoots over
City has another corner, Ross’ delivery is flicked on by McCulloch forcing Aberdeen to clear behind. From the second corner, Fleeting heads well wide.
A free-kick from the elft, sees Ross’ delivery not only nearly find Fleeting, but it just creeps wide of the far post
Ross’ corner picks out Jo Love but her header is saved by Flaherty
Cuthbert runs at the Aberdeen defence again, and has her shot save low dow at the afr post
HALF-TIME Aberdeen 0-1 Glasgow City
45+2 mins – GOAL Aberdeen 0-1 GLASGOW CITY (Clare Shine)
So harsh on Aberdeen, but City do deserve to be in front. Clare Shine chases down Flaherty whose clearance comes off the City striker. Shine composes herself before blasting the ball into the net
Docherty cuts off the left and breaks into the box, but her shot is saved low down by Flaherty, with Fleeting close to getting a touch
McCulloch’s long ball eventually falls to Cuthbert but she fails to hit the target with her shot.
Long ball into the box from Cheryl McCulloch is headed on by Fleeting and Littlejohn, until Cuthbert blasts over.
38 mins – DISALLOWED GOAL
Ross whips in a corner, Fleeting head on and McMurchie turns the ball over the line. But the ref blows up for handball by McMurchie.
32 mins – CLOSE
Should be 1-0. Ross whips in a brilliant cross and Fleeting is left unmarked, but heads wide.
Erin Cuthbert makes another superb run from deep, but her shot from 20 yards is well saved by Flaherty
Shine twists and turns but is frustrated by the Aberdeen defence. She passes to Lauren McMurchie whose shot is tipped wide by Fleherty. Ross’ corner is well claimed by the Aberdeen keeper.
Another great run from Cuthbert sees her cut the ball back to Littlejohn, she takes a touch and then sees her shot saved. The ball falls to Fleeting, but her shot is diverted over by Cassie Cowper’s last ditch tackle. The corner is poor, but from 35 yards, Docherty tests Flaherty from distance
Ross takes City’s corner, but Aberdeen clear. Ross gets a second chance, but once again the Dons clear
Leanne Ross shoots from 25 yards, and late movement in the air forces Aberdeen keeper Becky Flaherty to tip behind
Erin Cuthbert’s brilliant run sees her play Fleeting into the box, but her shot is blocked. Littlejohn crosses back into the box, but Aberdeen clear.
Ruesha Littlejohn shoots just wide from the edge of the box.
A long throw from Docherty sends Shine into the box, but the City forward shoots well over.
Murray is back on. The game has gone into a lull.
Aberdeen have a player, Susan Murray, down injured requiring treatment
Clare Shine cuts off the right, and shoots just wide.
Quick start from City here. Nicola Docherty breaks down the left, checks back, and then picks out Fleeting who heads wide.
Julie Fleeting has the gaes first chance, but she shoots just wide of the right post.
The second semi-final is underway.
15:00 – Aberdeen Team
Becky Flaherty, Cassie Cowper, Chloe Fitzpatrick, Melissa Aitkenhead, Susan Murray, Hannah Stewart, Cheryl Anderson, Nikki Smith, Kelly Forrest, Fay McDonald, Donna Paterson.
15:00 – Glasgow City Team
Gemma Fay, Lauren McMurchie, Savannah McCarthy, Ruesha Littllejohn, Jo Love, Clare Shine, Nicola Docherty, Cheryl McCulloch, Leanne Ross, Erin Cuthbert, Julie Fleeting
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