SWPL: Glasgow Metropolis safe title with injury-time objective to finish Rangers & Celtic’s hopes | Soccer Information
Glasgow Metropolis snatched the SWPL title from Celtic with a stoppage-time objective in opposition to Rangers on a dramatic closing day of the season.
In essentially the most thrilling climax to a marketing campaign in SWPL historical past, all three groups had been in rivalry for the title and the 2 Champions League spots.
Celtic had been 2-0 up once more Hearts and heading in the right direction for his or her first title earlier than Lauren Davidson fired in a stoppage-time winner for Metropolis at Ibrox to clinch their sixteenth league honour.
Celtic, who completed second and had been set to assert the title on objective distinction till Davidson’s last-gasp intervention, will will be part of Metropolis within the Champions League subsequent season.
How Metropolis broke Previous Agency hearts
There have been report crowds at each Celtic Park and Ibrox as a dramatic SWPL season reached its finale.
Extra the 15,000 turned out at Parkhead hoping to witness Celtic’s first ever title, a quantity that was a report for any girls’s recreation in Scotland.
Objectives from Caitlin Hayes and Natasha Flint had them heading in the right direction to clinch the trophy on account of their superior objective distinction, however Davidson’s injury-time objective at Ibrox noticed Glasgow Metropolis reclaim the title.
It was Davidson’s thirty first objective of the season and by far a very powerful as they noticed off an Previous Agency problem to take the trophy again to Petershill Park as soon as once more.
McIntyre: We introduced the drama
Sky Sports activities was with SWPL chief govt Fiona McIntrye as she delivered the trophy to Ibrox:
“We have actually introduced the drama.
“We had been solely two minutes from Celtic Park once we bought the information there was a objective at Ibrox and we turned the automotive round.
“It is at all times going to be a bit cagey with nerves for the gamers however the late objective had simply added to the joy to what’s been an unimaginable SWPL season.
“Congratulations to Glasgow Metropolis, it is an enormous second for them and it additionally secures them Champions League soccer.”
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