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Record crowd sees screamer settle first women’s Manchester Derby

Manchester City v Manchester United - Barclays FA Women's Super League

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Caroline Weir of Manchester City Women celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays FA Women’s Super League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on September 07, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by John Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

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The first ever women’s Manchester Derby went to the blue side of the city, with 31,213 watching Man City beat Manchester United 1-0 at the Etihad Stadium.

The crowd is the largest in Women’s Super League history, and the group saw a terrific match-winner.

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Scottish forward Caroline Weir smashed in a shot from outside the box, a left-footed arrow that sailed into the far side of the goal.

Weir is 64-times capped by Scotland, with eight goals. She’s played for Arsenal, Liverpool, Bristol Academy, Hibs, and now Man City.

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