Bunny Shaw continues hot scoring streak as Manchester City Women blank Sunderland 3-0 in FA Cup

By Sports Desk November 28, 2022

Khadijah ‘Bunny’ Shaw was once again on the scoresheet as Manchester City Women blanked Sunderland 3-0 in the FA WSL Cup on Sunday.

In a match that City dominated Shaw scored the final goal in 59th minute to seal the victory.

Manchester City dominated the match with 64 per cent possession and taking 14 shots at goal, eight of them on target keeping Claudia Moan busy throughout. The breakthrough came early when Julie Blakstad netted in the eighth minute.

Alex Greenwood’s corner was poorly cleared by Sunderland’s defence.

Shaw’s back header then found Steph Houghton, whose clever pass found Filippa Angeldahl, who squared for Blakstad to tap home. Manchester City went into the break leading 1-0 but added a second early on the resumption when once again poor defending saw Hayley Raso run through to slot past Moan.

Shaw’s goal came when Houghton’s defence-splitting pass was slid home by the Jamaican striker.

The Jamaican will have a chance to add to her eight league goals this coming Sunday, when Manchester City take on Brighton Hove Albion, a team with the worst defensive record in the WSL.

 

 

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