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Hibernian 5-1 Spartans – Match Summary – SWPL 1

Featured Picture: Mark A Brown – Spartans FC 


Hibernian won their final SWPL 1 game of the season, beating their Edinburgh rivals Spartans 5-1.

They took the lead in the 22nd minute when Emma Brownlie’s corner was headed in by defender Siobhan Hunter. And on the stroke of half-time, Clare Williamson doubled Hibs’ advantage.

Four minutes in the second half, Hibs’ made it 3-0 when half-time substitute Lizzie Arnot converted from the spot.

Rachel McLauchlan made it 4-0 when she reacted quickest to fire home a rebound after the Spartans’ keeper had made the save from Sarah Ewens.

In the 59th minute, Hibernian pulled a goal back when Nicola Mawson picked out the corner from the edge of the box.

But five minutes later, Sarah Ewens was sent through on goal and she picked out the roof of the net with a great finish against her old club.

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