Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Stylish City Women Get Rid of Perm

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Stylish City Women Get Rid of Perm

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CITY Women continued a sensational week with a slice of history at the Academy Stadium.

Jill Scott scored the club's first-ever Uefa Women's Champions League goal on their European debut against Zvezda Perm, while Lucy Bronze's second in injury time gives Nick Cushing's side a crucial two-goal cushion ahead of the return leg in Russia next week.

After completing a domestic double with an extra-time victory over Birmingham in the Continental Tyres Cup at the weekend, City shrugged off any tiredness to turn in a dominant performance against a physical Zvezda team and were fully deserving of their 12th consecutive victory in all competitions.

City offered the chance for fans to watch the encounter on Facebook, keen to show off the talents of England's best women's team. …

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