#SSESWCup: Motherwell FC v Partick Thistle



Motherwell made it through in the SSE Scottish Women’s Cup with a 2-0 win after extra time over Partick Thistle.

Report / Image: Motherwell FC

Goals from Katie Rice and Chelsea McEachran broke the deadlock in the first half of the additional 30, after the game ended goalless after 90 minutes.

The Jags were predicted to prove stubborn opposition, as one of the clubs at the top pushing for promotion from SWPL2.

Donald Jennow’s Motherwell however were finalists last campaign whilst a second-tier side themselves, and were in no mood to go out at the first time of asking this season.

But they were pushed all the way by the Glasgow side, before prevailing when Rice and McEachran both netted with shots from the edge of the box.

The women of steel now head into the last 16 of the competition. With their opponents yet to be announced, the next tie is due to be played on Sunday 25 August. The SWPL1 home match with Glasgow City on the same date will now be rearranged.

Motherwell: Vincenti, Doran-Barr (Arbuckle), Rolph, Rafferty, Knox (Roberts), Adams, Crooks, Rice, McEachran, Cairney, Callaghan (Montgomery).