Hearts Women

Hearts Women win again

30th September 2019

Hearts Women kept up their march towards promotion with a 2-0 victory away to Dundee United on Sunday.

A brace of penalties was enough to see off the hosts and keep the Jambos at the top of SWPL 2.

Hearts threatened in the opening stages and hit the woodwork on 11 minutes through a long-range Mason strike.

A minute later the visitors were handed the perfect chance to take the lead when Maddy Brill Edwards’ lob back across the face of goal was handled by a Utd defender, resulting in a penalty. The captain, Danni Pagliarulo, stepped up and made no mistake from the spot, sending the keeper the wrong way to open the scoring.

 

The Jambos then went close on a number of occasions before the clincher came just before the hour mark. Brill Edwards once again won a penalty after being scythed down just inside the Utd box, and Pagliarulo fired high into the net from the spot kick to make it 2-0.

The win sees Hearts remain at the top of the league, three points ahead of Hamilton Accies with five games left to play.