Liverpool women are moving on to the Women’s Super League after clinching the Women’s Championship on Sunday. The club’s 4-2 win over Bristol City sealed the promotion with two games left on the schedule.
Niamh Fahey opened scoring for Liverpool, knocking in a loose ball in the box to give the visitors the 1-0 lead.
The @Niamh_Fahey1 goal that gave us the lead, before an instant response from the hosts ⚽pic.twitter.com/lLpgAIe4Ou— Liverpool FC Women (@LiverpoolFCW) April 3, 2022
The @Niamh_Fahey1 goal that gave us the lead, before an instant response from the hosts ⚽pic.twitter.com/lLpgAIe4Ou
Liverpool’s advantage was short-lived, with Aggie Beever-Jones responding a minute later to bring Bristol City even.
Jasmine Matthews restored Liverpool’s lead just before the half, striking a close-range shot to put the game at 2-1. The goals kept coming after the break, with Katie Stengel pulling one back to add to Liverpool’s tally.
That's now 7️⃣ for the season for @ksteng12! 🇺🇸pic.twitter.com/0DmJA0qpk6— Liverpool FC Women (@LiverpoolFCW) April 3, 2022
That's now 7️⃣ for the season for @ksteng12! 🇺🇸pic.twitter.com/0DmJA0qpk6
Bristol City’s Abi Harrison cut into Liverpool’s lead with her 15th goal of the season to put her side within one. Missy Bo Kerns, however, sealed Liverpool’s 4-2 win in the 79th minute.
Liverpool improved to a 15-4-1 record with the win and will play in the WSL for the first time since the 2019-20 season.