A round-up from the Scottish Ladies’s Premier League as Celtic stuff Aberdeen 13-0, whereas Rangers keep high after thrashing Montrose 7-0.
Celtic 13-0 Aberdeen
Aberdeen suffered their heaviest ScottishPower Ladies’s Premier League defeat as Celtic trashed the Dons to maintain themselves a degree behind Rangers.
With seven minutes on the clock, Paula Partido dashed down the fitting earlier than chopping it into Amy Gallacher. The Scotland worldwide could not get her shot off however the ball fell to Colette Cavanagh who struck dwelling.
Celtic struck once more a minute later as Partido performed the ball to the again publish, the place Murphy Agnew was ready to faucet it in from shut vary.
A 3rd got here for Celtic as Partido once more crossed the ball into the field. Agnew was ready on the close to publish the place she nodded the ball previous the ‘keeper.
After establishing the primary three objectives, Partido acquired her identify on the scoresheet as she headed in from a Shen Mengyu nook.
Aim quantity 5 got here via Natalie Ross. A ball from Cavanagh discovered the top of Ross, who put it previous the goalkeeper and into the underside nook.
Simply earlier than half-time, Celtic acquired their sixth as Chloe Craig rose greater than the defenders to beat the ‘keeper with a header.
Celtic scored their seventh as Gallacher transformed a Mengyu cutback. Ross acquired her second of the afternoon after a fantastic end from the sting of the field, earlier than Agnew secured her hat-trick a minute later with a first-time shot.
Double digits got here for the Hoops with 10 minutes left to play as Gallacher tapped in from shut vary.
They weren’t achieved as 18-year-old Clare Goldie smashed it previous the ‘keeper to attain her second league aim. Caitlin Hayes acquired a deserved aim subsequent as she looped her header over the goalkeeper.
The ultimate aim of the afternoon secured Gallacher’s hat-trick, as she slotted it into the nook for Celtic’s thirteenth of the afternoon.
Aberdeen will hope to get well from the heavy loss on December 10 once they journey away to Hamilton Accies, who sit on the backside of the desk. On the identical day, Celtic host Spartans, who they may hope to get one other huge outcome towards of their final dwelling recreation of 2023.
Hearts 6-1 Hamilton Academical
4 objectives from Katie Lockwood helped Hearts to stay within the battle for fourth as they secured three factors towards bottom-of-the-table Hamilton Accies.
Hearts opened the scoring early as their first likelihood of the sport was transformed. Georgia Timms was performed via on aim and he or she positioned a shot into the underside nook.
A protracted ball discovered Timms once more with 10 minutes on the clock, and he or she slid it into the trail of Lockwood, who scored Hearts’ second.
Hamilton acquired one again as Lizzie Waldie was disposed by 17-year-old Rangers loanee Mason Clark who fired dwelling from 35 yards out.
Nevertheless, Hearts restored their two-goal benefit a short time later as a nook fell to Lockwood. She struck the ball with energy and it discovered the highest nook.
Simply earlier than half-time, Lockwood acquired her hat-trick as she was left unmarked within the field. She completed from a first-time volley and the ball bounced in off the publish.
With 20 minutes to play, Emma Thomson palmed away an Eilidh Davies cross, however Lockwood was there to go in from shut vary.
Hearts rounded off the sport with a sixth as Aimee Anderson took the ball across the Accies’ goalkeeper. She took her time to fit a shot between the 2 defenders on the road, and he or she scored with the final kick of the sport.
Hearts have a tie towards an in-form Partick Thistle staff up subsequent whereas Hamilton Accies host Aberdeen.
Dundee United 1-3 Glasgow Metropolis
Glasgow Metropolis picked up three factors towards Dundee United in a recreation that boasted the closest rating line between the 2 sides.
Glasgow Metropolis’s high scorer final season, Lauren Davidson, opened the scoring because the Scotland winger completed with simply over 1 / 4 of an hour performed.
The reigning champions doubled their lead shortly. Hayley Lauder shot, however Fiona McNicoll made a unbelievable save to disclaim her. She spilled the shot although, and Lauder transformed the rebound.
Dundee United managed to drag one again simply earlier than half-time as a ball discovered Jade Wilson on the again, who tapped it in from shut vary.
With only one aim between the edges, it was nervier than Metropolis would have favored and finally, within the dying embers of the sport, they discovered some consolation with a 3rd. Davidson took a shot, but it surely was saved by McNicoll. The rebound fell to Lauder, who struck dwelling to make sure all three factors got here again to Glasgow.
Metropolis have a visit to Edinburgh subsequent as they’re away to fifth-placed Hibernian. Dundee United journey to Montrose with the 2 sides separated by simply 4 factors.
Motherwell 2-4 Partick Thistle
Regardless of Motherwell taking an early lead, Partick Thistle fought again to stay in fourth place because of strikes from Longcake, Donaldson, and Falconer.
Motherwell struck first because the referee awarded a penalty for a Thistle handball. Carla Boyce stepped up for the spot-kick and though Megan Cunningham dived the fitting method, she transformed.
Thistle equalised within the twenty seventh minute although as Imogen Longcake dribbled previous the ‘keeper and transformed with ease. Within the house of three minutes, Thistle had turned the sport on its head as Longcake unleashed a shot from distance for her second.
Thistle struck rapidly within the second half as Rachel Donaldson acquired their third. Thistle captain, Demi Falconer, headed dwelling to successfully see off the sport.
Nevertheless, with 10 minutes left to play, Megan Cunningham did not take care of a Motherwell cross permitting Kayla Jardine to cut back the deficit. It proved to be too late although because the Jags got here out on high.
Motherwell host league leaders Rangers subsequent, whereas Partick Thistle host Hearts in a bid to carry on to fourth.
Rangers 7-0 Montrose
Rangers maintain the highest spot with a cushty win over Eleventh-placed Montrose.
An early aim for Rangers put them within the lead as Tess Middag struck from the sting of the world to search out the far nook. The second aim got here via Kirsty Howat, who drilled her strike previous the goalkeeper. Lauren Perry made a save to disclaim Rangers a 3rd, however Rachel Rowe was in the fitting place to fireside within the rebound from shut vary.
Howat acquired a second as she capitalised on a Montrose error earlier than Lizzie Arnot made it 5 as she struck the ball with energy to beat Perry.
In fast trend, Sarah Ewens discovered herself one-on-one with the goalkeeper and he or she made no mistake in getting Rangers’ sixth. Rio Hardy, the SWPL high goalscorer, acquired her identify on the scoresheet within the closing minutes with the seventh aim of the day.
Rangers journey away to Motherwell as they may look to carry on to high spot whereas Montrose host Dundee United.
Spartans 1-4 Hibernian
Hibernian made it 5 wins in a row with victory over Edinburgh rivals Spartans.
Ronaigh Douglas in the reduction of for Caley Gibb within the space, whose shot was saved by the Hibernian goalkeeper. Katie Fraine could not maintain onto the ball although and Gibb knocked within the rebound to place Spartans a aim up.
Hibernian acquired themselves again within the recreation as an in-swinging nook discovered the top of Leah Eddie, whose highly effective header discovered the again of the online. Within the closing minutes of the primary half, Jorian Baucom was the individual to place Hibs in entrance, as she struck a volley to place the Hibees forward.
Some poor defending from Spartans allowed Abbie Ferguson to interrupt via and put the ball within the backside nook to double Hibs’ benefit within the second half. They acquired a fourth and closing aim as a nook got here to the entrance publish, the place Ellis Notley was ready to strike with a robust header.
Hibernian host reigning champions Glasgow Metropolis subsequent within the ScottishPower Ladies’s Premier League. Spartans have a visit to Glasgow to tackle Celtic.