Wycombe Wanderers Women’s first team secured their third win and clean sheet on the bounce following a hard-fought 1-0 home win against Badshot Lea.

A tough first-half saw both the Chairgils and their opponents unable to convert any chances in the box to give either side the lead.

A corner in the first 10 minutes of the match saw a header from Maddi Armstrong go inches over the crossbar.

Wycombe also maintained a resilient defensive performance throughout the first half, shutting down Badshot in the box to keep an even scoreline into half-time.

Following the goalless first half, Wycombe opened the final 45 with consistent pressing and pursuit of possession, with their efforts paying off in the 60th minute following a stunning strike from captain Bobby Lynch.

The goal was a result of a team effort, following a Badshot free-kick, which goalkeeper Chelsea Coles calmly saved, before sending the ball down the right side.

Molly Carter broke down and past Badshot’s midfield and crossed the ball into the box, which got sent out to Lynch whose stunning 30-yard finish netted in the top-left corner.

A chance for Wycombe to double their lead came from Katie Riddington whose attacking strike hit the left-post.

The Chairgirls maintained their lead until the final whistle, despite direct chances from the visitors to equalise late into the second half.

A close-range shot from Badshot Lea was punched out by goalkeeper Chelsea Coles in the dying minutes of the match, allowing Wycombe to walk away with the win.

Manager Carl Simon, recognised Coles’ impressive saves which kept the Chairgirls ahead for all three points.

He commented on Coles’ being 'absolutely fantastic' as she helped keep Wycombe’s clean-sheet streak alive.

Simon gave further praise to Molly Carter, whose break down the right-side of the pitch gave the Chairgirls the vital cross into the box which led to the winning goal, noting that 'she changed the game for us' and that 'she started doing the things that we wanted […] that changed our impetus and what we could do.'

With three wins and clean sheets on the bounce, Wycombe resides at third in the table with eight points, currently tied with Bournemouth Sports.

Wycombe are next set to face Penn & Tylers Green in the Bucks and Berks Cup on Sunday, October 15 at the 1878 Stadium.

It will kick-off at 2pm.