FAWSL Highlights: Liverpool 1-0 Man City
Liverpool boss Matt Beard believes his side could have helped themselves to more goals after handing newcomers Manchester City defeat in their first-ever Women's Super League match on Thursday.
Natasha Dowie, the WSL's top scorer last year broke the deadlock for the champions after Kate Longhurst had a goal chalked off for handball in the first half.
Liverpool: Stout, Harris (Easton 69), Williams (Dale 88), Bonner, Bronze, Longhurst, Omarsdottir, Dowie, Davidson, Da Costa, Schroder
Subs not used: Gibbons, Stewart, Hodson
Red cards: none
Man City: Worrall, Marsh, Holbrook, Houghton, Johnston (Flint 81), Scott, Duggan, Christiansen, Hassett, Nightingale, Lipman
Subs not used: Brooks, Turner, Harding, Shepherd
Bookings: Johnston, Nightingale, Holbrook.
Red cards: none.