Date: 19th April 2014 at 8:05am
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Liverpool boss Matt Beard believes his side could have helped themselves to more goals after handing newcomers Manchester City defeat in their first-ever Women’s Super League match on Thursday.

Natasha Dowie, the WSL’s top scorer last year broke the deadlock for the champions after Kate Longhurst had a goal chalked off for handball in the first half.

Line-ups:

Liverpool: Stout, Harris (Easton 69), Williams (Dale 88), Bonner, Bronze, Longhurst, Omarsdottir, Dowie, Davidson, Da Costa, Schroder
Subs not used: Gibbons, Stewart, Hodson
Bookings: none
Red cards: none

Man City: Worrall, Marsh, Holbrook, Houghton, Johnston (Flint 81), Scott, Duggan, Christiansen, Hassett, Nightingale, Lipman
Subs not used: Brooks, Turner, Harding, Shepherd

Bookings: Johnston, Nightingale, Holbrook.
Red cards: none.

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