Goals from Jessie Poulter and Giulia Livi secured Wycombe Wanderers Women a huge 2-1 win against undefeated top-of-the-table Bournemouth.

The Chairgirls returned to league action at home today following a break for the League Cup last weekend.

A couple of injuries in the warmup meant some last-minute changes to the starting line-up. Despite those changes Wycombe went into the match with a clear game plan and, even after conceding from a corner just three minutes in, they stuck to the plan and got themselves a foothold in the game.

In fact, it was Wycombe who made most of the running and put the Bournemouth team under a lot of pressure with some intense and concerted pressing.

Their determination and confidence to follow the plan was rewarded on the 13th minute.

After collecting a forward pass, Krystal Follett turned and played a ball out wide to Giulia Livi who cut back inside onto her left foot and fired a dipping shot over the Bournemouth keeper into the far corner to claim her first goal for the Wanderers.

An acrobatic save by Chelsea Coles from a close-range free kick kept the scores level and with the players energized they continued to dominate a strong opponent.

Shortly before halftime Wycombe had another chance to go ahead but a curling freekick from Kine Andersen hit the bar and they were unable to force the follow-up over the line.

The second half turned out to be a half of few chances.

However, on the 75th minute, after another Andersen free-kick hit the bar, Jessie Poulter was on hand to follow up and knock the ball over the line to give the Chairgirls a 2-1 lead, and like Livi, claim her first goal for the first team too.

Assistant Manager Dan Weber said: “It was an excellent performance from the whole squad and we thoroughly deserved the points. We worked on a certain way of playing during the week in the lead-up to this and the players took on the details of what we wanted to do, with huge credit to Danny Harrigan who joined the 1st team coaching staff recently.

"The players embraced his ideas and executed them when it mattered.”