Perhaps this was some kind of karmic payback for the Manchester City men’s team denying Liverpool a first league title since people wore stonewashed jeans without irony. Man City ladies’ 2-1 win over Chelsea allowed Liverpool to overtake the Londonders, jumping from third to first on the last day of the season with a 3-0 win over Bristol Academy.
Unlike the men’s team, this is the Anfield ladies’ second league title, having lifted the Women’s Super League trophy last season. Gerrard and co may want to start spying on their training sessions. For tips on how to win, get your mind out of the gutter.
Here’s the goal that denied Chelsea and opened the door for Liverpool.The Citizen’s Toni Duggan finished off a sweeping move by chesting the ball on the edge of the box and unleashing a sweet volley into the Chelsea top corner. Don’t let the goalkeeper’s terrible effort at trying to save the shot takeaway from how good it is.