Hibernian 5-0 Stirling University – Match Summary – SWPL 1

hibs 5-0 stirling uni

Photo: John Williamson
Photo: John Williamson

Hibernian closed the gap to Glasgow City to just two points as they won their game-in-hand against Stirling University.

After an even start, Hibernian started to threaten with Lucy Graham having a couple of chances before Lizzie Arnot went close.

And Hibernian took the lead in the 35th minute after a Stirling handball gave them a penalty, and Arnot calmly converted.

Just after the hour mark, Hibs doubled their lead. Clare Williamson’s shot smashed off the crossbar and Graham reacted quickest to score from the rebound.

Photo: John Williamson
Photo: John Williamson

They nearly made it 3-0 through Joelle Murray, but her effort was stopped by a wonder save from Stirling’s keeper Chloe Logan.

And then they did get their third after Arnot was brought down in the box and she converted her second spot-kick of the night.

In the 78th minute, Hibs made it 4-0 through Heather Richards’ stunning 30-yard strike that picked out the bottom corner.

And then late on, Abigail Harrison made it 5-0 as Hibs secured a crucial win.

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