Two First Half Goals Sees Forfar Move Up To Sixth: Aberdeen 0-2 Forfar Farmington – SWPL 1 – Match Summary

Aberdeen 0-2 Forfar

Forfar Farmington picked up their second win in a row to move up to sixth in the SWPL 1.

The visitors came into the match full of confidence from their win on Sunday, and could have taken the lead early on when Jade McLaren’s long ball found Tori Sousa, but she headed just wide.

Aberdeen then had a decent chance to open the scoring when Donna Paterson shot wide from 25 yards.

However, in the 15th minute, Forfar took the lead. Robyn Scott’s corner found Sousa whose header hit the crossbar, and Lindsey Dunbar reacted quickest to score.

Aberdeen had a chance to equalise minutes later, but Melissa Aitkenhead headed wide.

But just before half-time, Forfar doubled their lead when Smith’s cross picked out Julia Scott who was left with a simple finish.

Forfar could have made it 3-0 early on in the second half. Kirsty Deans saw her lobbed cleared before having a second chance, but she volleyed wide.

Aberdeen nearly reduced the deficit, but Nikki Smith was denied from close range by Forfar’s keeper Fiona McNicoll.

The win sees Forfar move from eighth up to sixth, whilst Aberdeen drops one place down to seventh.

Both sides play at home this Sunday: Aberdeen takes on Spartans whilst Forfar play Celtic.

Starting Lineups

Aberdeen: Flaherty; Campbell, Murray, Aitkenhead, Cowper; McDonald, Paterson; McGregor, Fitzpatrick, Small; Smith.

Forfar Farmington: McNicoll, Milligan, McLaren, Dunbar, Sousa, Davidson, Bruce, Collier, Scott, Smith, Taylor.

SWPL 1

The updated SWPL 1 table after Forfar’s win.

SWPL 1

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