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Hearts 1-1 Forfar Farmington – SWPL 2 Live Text

Hearts 1-1 Forfar Farmington

FULL-TIME Hearts 1-1 Forfar

A fair result. Hearts will be disappointed to have conceded so late on, but with all the pressure Forfar had in the second half, the draw is a fair result.

90+4 minutes

Walkingshaw launches the free-kick into the box, but McNicoll claims

90+4 minutes – Forfar Booking

Gemma Collier is booked for a late challenge on Carse

90+1 mins – HEarts 1-1 Forfar

So nearly a winner for Hearts. Carse breaks into the box from the left, but when she passes to Reilly, she can’t get her shot off.

88 mins – Hearts 1-1 Forfar (Kayleigh Noble)

Demi Summers gives away a free-kick just inside Hearts’ half with a late challenge on Debbio. The ball is launched into the box, Davidson heads the ball on for Noble’s looping header to go in

85 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Hearts’ defence still holding firm. Five minutes left for Forfar to get an equaliser.

82 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Robyn Smith goes close from 25 yars, but her curling shot goes just wide of the far post.

80 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

This really is a back to the walls performance by Hearts. They are struggling to hold the ball, but are defending superbly.

75 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Forfar are very much on top. Hearts have gone to a 4-4-2 with Katie Reilly playing alongside Ashley Carse.

71 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Beth Shillitto charges down Dani Palglirullo’s clearance, the ball spins high up in the air, but Hearts’ keeper claims.

68 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Kirsty Deans has a great chance on the edge of the Hearts’ box, but shoots well over. The game is starting to tense up.

65 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Forfar win their first corner of the half. Noble’s delivery finds Megan McCarthy at the near post, but she heads over.

AS IT STANDS

If this scoreline remains the same, Forfar will stay top, Glasgow Girls will be second with Hearts in third. All on 12 points.

61 mins – Double Forfar Sub

Kayleigh Noble and Beth Shillitto replaces Laura Parsley and Julia Scott.

60 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Hearts win their first corner of the game. Walkingshaw’s delivery finds Hutchison at the far post and her mishit volley is saved by McNicoll

55 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Forfar have a free-kick just inside the Hearts box. It cause issues in the box with Laura Parsley having a great chance when the ball falls to her in the box, but great last-ditch tackling from Hunter prevents the chance.

53 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Half-chance for Hearts. With McNicoll out of her area to take a free-kick, Hearts win the ball back quickly and Carse goes for an ambitious lob, but shoots wide.

50 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Both sides have had good starts to the second half. Open start.

Second Half

Hearts get the second half underway.

FORFAR SUB

Leah White replaces Erin Cattanach, I think.

HALF-TIME – Hearts 1-0 Forfar Farmington

An interesting first half. Hearts lead, but in truth, Forfar will be disappointed after missing a few good chances. A big second half up ahead.

45+4 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Kirsty Deans finds herself in lots of room on the edge of the Hearts’ box, but her curling shot is saved by Watson low down

45+1 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Forfar win a free-kick on the right, but the delivery is punched behind for a corner. The delivery causes chaos in the Hearts box, but eventually, Watson claims the ball.

43 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Nearly an equaliser for Forfar! Ashley Watson spills a Robyn Smith cross, and Cheryl Kilcoyne pounces upon the rebound, but has her shot saved by the keeper.

36 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Hearts win a free-kick near the Forfar box, but McNicoll manages to catch Walkingshaw’s delivery.

35 mins – Hearts 1-0 Forfar

Third corner of the game for Forfar, but the delivery goes over everyone.

29 mins – GOAL HEARTS (Jen Dodds) 1-0 Forfar

Now Hearts do take the lead, in similar circumstances. Hearts win a free-kick just inside their own half. An early delivery from Walkingshaw finds Carse on the wing, her cross finds Dodds and she fires home from close range.

27 mins – Hearts 0-0 Forfar

Hearts should be in front! A wonderful cross from Ashley Carse finds Jen Dodds in the box, but she heads over from six yards out. Unlucky.

25 mins – Hearts Sub

Demmi Summers replaces Hughes

24 mins – Hearts 0-0 Forfar

Hughes goes in for a slide tackle on Julia Scott, wins the ball, but ends up in pain. That’s her game over.

23 mins – Hearts 0-0 Forfar

Hearts are back to eleven players with Hughes back on the pitch.

22 mins – Hearts 0-0 Forfar

Play gets back underway. Hearts are currently down to ten players, with Lauren Hall playing as a right-back right now.

18 mins – Hearts 0-0 Forfar

A dodgy pass-back puts Fiona McNicoll in lots of problems, but she manages to hold off Ashley Carse to clear. Worrying signs for Hearts as Hughes goes down in the box, and is requiring treatment.

17 mins – Hearts 0-0 Forfar

Cheryl Kilcoyne has a long-range effort blocked behind by Rachel Walkingshaw. But from the corner, Forfar should be in front. Ashley Watson fails to claim Julia Scott’s delivery, but Kirsty Deans misses the target at the far post

12 mins – Hearts 0-0 Forfar

Great chance for Hearts. Hughes breaks down the wing from right-back and delivers a wonderful inswinging cross which falls to Lauren Hall – but she shoots straight at Forfar’s keeper Fiona McNicoll.

9 mins – Hearts 0-0 Forfar

Forfar win a free-kick just inside the Hearts’ half. Julia Scott’s delivery is wonderful, and in the stramash, Kirsty Deans has a shot blocked. Hearts launch a counter through Ashley Carse, but it comes to nothing.

7 mins – Hearts 0-0 Forfar

Both sides are having decent spells without opening up the other’s defence. But at the moment, I would say Forfar are just about on top.

3 mins – Hearts 0-0 Forfar

Half chances for Forfar. Kirsty Deans has a shot blocked on the edge of the box, before Nicola Davidson shoots the rebound way over.

2 mins

Forfar win the game’s first corner, but Hearts clear it

KICK-OFF

Forfar get the game underway

14:00

Sorry for internet issues that are hitting me today. These are the teams

Hearts: Watson, Hughes, Hutchison, Hunter, Paterson, Walkingshaw, Reilly, Pagliarulo, Carse, Hall and Dodds

Forfar: McNicoll, Collier, Cattanach, Parsley, Smith, Davidson, Deans, Kilcoyne, McCarthy, Scott, Debio