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All the latest news and stats from the WSL as Manchester City begin their Champions League campaign


Aug-18 23:06 first published at 23:06 PM

Manchester City started their Women’s Champions League qualifying campaign with a 6-0 win over Kazakh side Tomiris-Turan in Madrid. England Keira Walsh, Lauren Hemp, Chloe Kelly, who scored the game-winning goal against Germany in the final at Wembley, goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck, and City captain Alex Greenwood all started.
In total: WSL fixtures for 2022/23 Install the Sky Sports App. Purchase Sky Sports. Demi Stokes was on the bench, as was former England captain Steph Houghton, who missed out on the Lionesses’ final Euros squad due to Achilles surgery. Bunny Shaw gave City the lead after only four minutes when she converted a cross from Hemp, before heading home her second of the game in the 21st minute.

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Gareth Taylor, head coach of Manchester City Women, looks ahead to the new WSL season and says he is pleased with his squad despite losing some experienced players.

Hemp added a third in first-half stoppage time before Vicky Losada, Deyna Castellanos, and an Aytaj Sharifova own goal put City up by three late on.
City will face Real Madrid on Sunday, after the Spaniards defeated Sturm Graz 6-0.
Rangers defeated Ferencvaros 3-1 in CP Group 2 action in Katerini, Greece, while Swansea fell to PAOK 2-0.
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Rangers advanced to the final of the first round mini-tournament against hosts PAOK thanks to a Jenny Danielsson double and a goal from Brogan Hay.

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Glasgow City lost 3-1 to Roma in LP Group 1 at Petershill Park, with Benedetta Glionna scoring twice for the Italians. On Sunday, City will play Servette. Shelbourne defeated Pomurje 1-0 in their CP Group 1 match in Slovenia. Glentoran, on the other hand, were defeated 4-2 on penalties by Olimpia Cluj after their CP group 7 tie in Romania ended goalless. Sky Sports offers coverage of the Women’s Super League. The 2022/23 Women’s Super League season kicks off on September 10/11, with defending champions Chelsea hosting West Ham. That opening round of fixtures also includes a mouth-watering matchup between the teams that finished second and third in the WSL last season, with Arsenal visiting Manchester City. Arsenal only missed out on the title by a point last season, so their home game against Chelsea on the weekend of January 14/15 – the first round of games following the WSL’s month-long winter break – and trip to face Emma Hayes’ side on the season’s penultimate weekend, May 20/21 – could be crucial.

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