Motherwell edged out a closely-fought encounter against Hearts 1-0 in SWPL1 on Sunday.
Jade Gallon’s penalty was enough to secure all three points in the capital, lifting Motherwell into sixth place in the table.
In the first 25 minutes, both sides struggled to get a foothold in the game. Motherwell had a penalty claim turned down early on, after Pullar had a collision with the goalkeeper.
However, on 37 minutes, Motherwell would be awarded a spot kick.
Gallon was brought down in the penalty area and the referee pointed straight to the spot.
After winning the penalty, Gallon took on the kicking duties and fired her team ahead after slotting home in the bottom-left corner.
Hearts’ best chance of the first half came after a ball was played down the line to put Jenny Smith through one on one with the keeper but she fired wide.
The hosts continued to put pressure on Motherwell in the second half with a range of chances for the Jambos. They would go on to hit the bar from a cutback and had numerous efforts off target.
Despite intense pressure, Motherwell dug deep to hold onto their slender lead and come out with all the points and a clean sheet.
The result sees ‘Well move up into sixth place in the table and go into their next game against Spartans with a huge boost of confidence.