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Celtic catch up ground on top two
Whilst the majority of games in SWPL 1 were postponed due to Scotland’s involvement in the Pinatar Cup, there were still two matches which went ahead in the top flight.
The top two were not in action but third placed Celtic had an opportunity to close the gap on them when they played at home to Hearts. Celtic got off to a great start when Caitlin Hayes headed them in front after seven minutes but they were repeatedly frustrated in their attempts to score a second as they found Hearts goalkeeper Charlotte Parker-
The other games to be played was a vital clash at the other end of the table between Partick Thistle and Spartans. Rebecca Galbraith gave Spartans the perfect start as she curled home a superb shot in the opening minute but Thistle were to bounce back and turned the match around before the break. First, Rachel Donaldson levelled the scores when she thumped home a header from a free kick by Cara McBrearty, who was also involved as Linzi Taylor scored the goal which put them in front. Galbraith scored her second from the penalty spot with seventeen minutes remaining and the resulting 2-
Dundee Utd further strengthened their position at the top of SWPL 2 and are closing in on the title, moving themselves closer with a 6-
United were boosted even more by the news that second placed Glasgow Women went down to a 1-
Boroughmuir Thistle meanwhile narrowed the gap on second place to four points as they ran out 4-