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MATCH PREVIEW: Celtic (H) | Partick Thistle FC



MATCH PREVIEW: Celtic (H) | Partick Thistle FC

Match Preview

This Sunday 14th April, PTWFC tackle Celtic in a SWPL1 match at Petershill Park in a 17:10 kickoff.

With the Worldwide break simply previous, it’s a return to league motion following a nicely earned relaxation.

ℹ️ Fixture Data

📍Petershill Park
🕐Sunday 14th April 2024 5:10pm
🎟️ £7 / £5
🆓 Children Go FREE!
📺 BBC Alba
💻Updates on Twitter
💻️Highlights and response put up match

🆚 Our Opponents: Celtic

Celtic have had an incredible season as far as they sit 2nd within the desk with 62 factors, only a single level off Rangers in prime place. New gaffer Elena Sadiku might be hoping for a repeat of her final victory over the Jags having received comfortably originally of March.

Celtic’s squad has many gifted people who might all affect the sport in various methods. Caitlin Hayes has a historical past of scoring towards the Jags and the Republic of Eire worldwide might be hoping to repeat her type towards Thistle come Sunday. Natasha Flint made her return to Celtic in January having had a fruitful mortgage spell final season and has picked up the place she left off by scoring quite a few instances since she rejoined the membership.

There are various others who possess a risk inside the Celtic lineup and, whereas it’s spectacular how they’ve tailored to their new supervisor’s fashion of play, it is going to be as much as our ladies to cease them gaining one other 3 factors of their Glasgow Derby.

📈Thistle up to now

We welcomed Hearts to Petershill realizing it might as soon as once more be a tricky fixture. Having misplaced simply 1-0 in our Scottish Cup quarter last just a few weeks beforehand, we knew the risks they’d have.

The Jags had been unlucky to overlook just a few gamers as nicely with Aimee Anderson and Shona Cowan each ineligible having been on mortgage from the Edinburgh outfit whereas our skipper Demi Falconer was compelled out resulting from damage.

Hearts had been agency on the again for a lot of the match and our Jags struggled to create any possibilities. Danni Findlay would finally give Hearts a 1-0 lead earlier than halftime whereas Kathleen McGovern, lately again from damage, scored a brace within the second half to grant the guests all 3 factors and additional the hole between the edges to 7 factors. A troublesome day on the workplace however one we’re keen to place behind us and transfer on from following the worldwide break.

Sturdy followings from the Crimson and yellow military have helped our ladies out quite a bit this season. It could be nice to see as a lot of you as potential for this Glasgow Derby to assist make Petershill a fortress.

🗞 Group Information

The worldwide break has allowed for a nicely deserved relaxation having had such a tightly packed schedule for the women.

Jenna Ferguson and Ava Easdon had been away with the Scotland u19s and saved 3 clear sheets. Jenna is in rivalry to return to the squad for this tie nevertheless Ava Easdon will miss out after returning to Glasgow Metropolis on an emergency recall . Aimee Anderson might additionally return having been ineligible towards Hearts.

With that being stated, it is going to be as much as the gaffer and the remainder of the administration group to discipline their very best facet heading into this fixture as we welcome Celtic for a Glasgow derby.

💬 Phrase From The Squad

⏮ Match Rewind

eighth August 2021
(McCann, 5′)
(Wellings, 41′, 58′) (McGovern, 90′)

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