Lady Reds, Glory all-square in Adelaide

Adelaide United shared the points on Sunday evening with visitors Perth Glory at Adelaide Shores Football Centre in Round 8 of the Westfield W-League, finishing the match 1-1.

Despite the match being rescheduled to an alternate venue and later kick-off due to high temperatures at Coopers Stadium, both sides came out firing regardless of the unexpected disruption to preparations.

Glory were quick off the mark with Shawn Billam slotting one past Lady Reds goalkeeper Kaitlyn Savage at the seven minute mark.

The remainder of the first half saw the majority of chances land in the home sides end however they were unable to convert.

Lauren Steer looked like she was about to equalise on 11 minutes, however her shot hit the crossbar.

Allira Toby took aim in the 27th minute as did Sarah Killion in the 29th with both attempts being easily claimed by Glory keeper Mackenzie Arnold.

Perth applied pressure on the Lady Reds after returning from the half-time break with Caitlin Foord taking the ball right down to the 18 yard box before being stripped of it by Killion.

Relief came for the Lady Reds when Alex Gummer struck an amazing goal from a corner kick, equalising at the 75 minute mark.

In high winds the game continued at a frantic pace with Foord giving everything in an attempt to claim back the lead off the Lady Reds.

With seven minutes remaining in regular time, Glory’s Vanessa DiBernardo was awarded a free-kick that sailed over the crossbar, much to Adelaide’s relief.

Another chance presented itself for the visitors in added time with a free-kick awarded to Kim Carroll after Abby Dahlkemper was shown a yellow card, however it was easily saved by the keeper.

The Lady Reds now travel to Canberra in Round 9 while Perth Glory are home to Sydney FC.