Both sides came out at the Academy Stadium intent on grabbing an early advantage, but it was the visitors who got their noses in front, Sam Kerr heading home inside 25 minutes.
Chloe Kelly tapped home from close-range to restore parity before the half hour, but Pernille Harder hauled Emma Hayes’ side in front once again from the spot after Kerr was felled inside the area.
Undeterred, Gareth Taylor’s side regrouped and had our opponents on the back foot for the majority of a dominant second half performance.
Lauren Hemp deservedly equalised with 15 still to play and, but for an incredible reaction save from Ann-Katrin Berger, could have found the winner soon after with a glancing header.
But it wasn’t to be for City, who had to settle for a share of the spoils in one of the most entertaining WSL matches in the competition’s history.
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