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UEFA Women’s Champions League: Fortuna Hjørring 0-1 Manchester City: Lloyd's lone goal enough for City

Reigning Danish champions from Fortuna Hjørring were defeated by Manchester City in the first leg of their UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-final tie, with Carli Lloyd scoring the only goal of the game, her first since joining City.  City favourites from the start The game started off with some good initial pressure from Fortuna, but soon the match picked up the expected pattern, with City dominating possession and corners, of which City got five in 14 minutes. However, the away side struggled to get any real shots on goal against a hard fighting and well organised Fortuna team. The first big chance of the game came courtesy of Carli Lloyd who was wide open from a Jane Ross cross, but Maria Christensen in Fortuna's goal showed her quality to parry it away. The resulting corner didn’t come to anything. Fortuna then struggled to put a sequence of passes together, with City players swarming them intensely. After 20 minutes or so of immense...
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