Carli Lloyd makes Manchester City debut

Carli Lloyd made her Manchester City Women debut on Saturday in what was a 1-0 Man City win over Reading Women.

Lloyd started the FA Women’s Cup fifth-round game at City’s Academy Stadium, but it was Lucy Bronze, an England player, who scored the game-winner in the 83rd minute to secure Man City’s spot in the quarterfinals.

Bronze fired a blast after Melissa Lawley’s free kick from 20 yards out was only half-cleared by Reading.

Man City will now travel to Denmark for a Champions League quarterfinal first leg against Fortuna Hjorring on Thursday.

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Lloyd, 34, arrived at City on a three-month deal from the Houston Dash.

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