Georgia Stanway’s fifth and sixth goals in five games and Vicky Losada’s second in a matter of days claimed a vital win at the Banks’s Stadium to close the gap on fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur, as Gareth Taylor’s side chase a top three spot.
A dominant display in wintry conditions in Walsall – with two pitch inspections required to ensure the game could go ahead – clinched City’s fifth successive victory and third in a week with 14 goals scored without reply!
There was more positive news, as teenager Khiara Keating followed up her midweek debut with her first league appearance, while Alex Greenwood clocked her 50th City game, captain Steph Houghon – fresh from signing a new contract – made her first league start since September and Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw featured for the first time in 2022.
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Tickets for City's first home league game of 2022 - a crunch FA WSL clash against Arsenal - are now on sale.
Don't miss your chance to cheer on Gareth Taylor's side on Sunday 23 January. Kick-off 18:45 at the Academy Stadium.