Sunderland Ladies lost 4-1 to Liverpool Ladies at Mariners Park on Saturday as Natasha Harding hit a hat-trick.

Lucy Staniforth fired the Lady Black Cats into the lead with a fine strike from distance, but Harding drew Liverpool level only a minute later.

Harding then hit two more either side of Alex Greenwood’s goal to complete her hat-trick as Liverpool completed a comfortable victory.

Here’s the best of the action in pictures, courtesy of Iam Burn.

Sunderland Ladies FC v Liverpool Ladies FC - 28 Oct 2017