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  • 4 Gillingham Ladies

    • Jenny Newman (2)
    • Danielle Farmer
    • Jade Keogh

10 September 2017

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Rangers see red in heavy home defeat

QPR LADIES suffered a first home league defeat of the season to Gillingham Ladies on Sunday.

Two goals in either half did the damage for Martino Chevannes’ side, who ended the game a player light after Mara De Luca’s 58th-minute sending off.

Rangers, looking for a second successive home win in the FA Women’s Premier League, found themselves 2-0 down at half-time after two goals in 11 minutes before the break from Jenny Newman and Danielle Farmer.

The R’s cause wasn’t helped when De Luca saw red for a professional foul just before the hour-mark, leaving Rangers down to 10 for the final 30 minutes.

Gillingham made the most of their numerical advantage – adding a third goal two minutes later through Jade Keogh, before Newman completed the scoring with her second 14 minutes from time.

Next up for Chevannes and co is a trip to Charlton Athletic this weekend.

QPR LFC: Chimbima, De Luca, Gardiner, Hennessy, Maggs, Netschova (Waterman 51), Peacock, Petit, Searle, Trodd, Stratton.

Sent off: De Luca.