A Steph Houghton free-kick ensured City's unbeaten start in the FA WSL continued with a hard fought 1-0 win over Everton.
The skipper netted early on with a precise finish to give Nick Cushing’s side their third win of the league campaign, but it required a resilient performance against the Toffees in testing conditions.
City created enough chances to record a comfortable win in the unrelenting Merseyside rain, but lacked the ruthlessness which has characterised our displays in the opening weeks of the campaign.
It gave the hosts hope and they were on the front foot in the closing minutes, but a solid defensive display ensured City go into the international break second in the league behind Arsenal on goal difference.
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