Blues are looking to continue their winning streak as they welcome Durham to St Andrew’s this Sunday. The Blues are flying, unbeaten in five league games and winning the last four! A good 1-0 win against London City Lionesses last week put the Blues up to 5th and just 4 points off the top. Despite the upcoming game against Durham being a mid-table clash on paper, a win for The Blues will be invaluable in an ever changing Championship table.
Durham sit 7th in the table, 3 points behind Blues, so we could do with taking all three on Sunday! Durham’s form has been a bit up and down in their last five league games, winning two, losing two and drawing one. Their last league game was a 0-1 win against Sheffield United. Former Blue Eleanor Ryan-Doyle got the only goal of the game and also won the Barclays Women’s Championship Player of the Week. I was always going to say she’s one to watch out for, even more so now!
Last Time Out
Blues’ last game against Durham was back in April in what was a crunch game, in the penultimate game of the season, up at Durham University. A bittersweet day for Bluenoses as we won 2-1, thanks to a Lucy Quinn special from a corner and a Charlie Devlin goal just before the break, but it wasn’t enough to secure promotion as Bristol won their game. It was a well fought game last time round and it’s a tough place to go.
If my memory serves me correctly, we’ve always beaten Durham by one goal, so I am going with a 2-1 win for The Blues. Durham can be quite hard to break down and play a physical game but I think Blues will have the edge on this one. The quality we have seen these past few weeks has been, well, unstoppable! I won’t complain if Blues prove me wrong though and score more…
Don’t forget that Sunday’s game kicks off at the earlier time of 1pm! It’s also the dedicated Rainbow Laces game and a test event for the Lower Kop. Yes, it’s back! Men’s Season Ticket Holders can get their ticket for FREE by logging into their account. What could be better than free football?!
See you there, Bluenoses!