Linfield regain top spot in league table

Posted : 25th July 2019 at 07:48:29

Linfield returned to the top of the Danske Bank NIFL Premier League following last night’s win at Londonderry park in Newtownards against Comber Rec.

The Linfield team was

12 - Anna McCleary
14 - Kelsie Burrows
4 - Sarah Haddock
5 - Ashley Hutton
22 - Hayley O’Donnell
97 - Chloe McCarron
18 - Rebecca McKenna
24 - Casey Howe
26 - Caitlyn McGuinness
11 - Kirsty McGuinness
9 - Rebecca Bassett

Subs

3 - Cora Morgan replaced Casey Howe
23 - Kirsty Cameron replaced Kelsie Burrows
1 - Lauren Perry
21 - Nicole Beck

Kirsty McGuinness put Linfield 1-0 ahead after 2 minutes.

Caitlyn McGuinness doubled the lead after 7 minutes following a right wing Rebecca McKenna cross.

Rebecca Bassett scored after 27 minutes

Kirsty McGuinness heeded home her sister’s cross on 28 minutes.

Casey Howe scored after 29 minutes following a Casey Howe cross.

Kirsty McGuinness scored her hat trick goal on 34 mins and then added another from the penalty spot a minute later.

Caitlyn McGuinness (42 mins) and then Casey Howe (44 mins) scored.

Half time - Comber 0 Linfield 9

Kirsty McGuinness scored her 5th from the penalty spot on 52 mins.

Rebecca McKenna scored with a fine shot after 70 mins and Rebecca Bassett scored from a rebound after Hayley O’Donnell’s shot crashed back off the bar after 79 mins.

Hayley O’Donnell scored her first Linfield goal after 80 mins with a fine shot from distance.

The final goal of the evening was scored by the home side after 83 minutes with a fine shot from distance in front of their enthusiastic home crowd.

Result - Comber 1 Linfield 13

Linfield are next in action on July 31 with Derry City the visitors to New Midgley Park.

A match sponsor is sought for this final home game before Linfield travel to Brussels for the UEFA Champions League group stages,

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