Convincing win for City


Leicester City Ladies faced Oadby & Wigston Rovers and were aiming to keep their unbeaten run going.
Oadby & Wigston Rovers started the game very brightly and were causing Leicester City Ladies all sorts of problems going forward. Leicester City Ladies goalkeeper Viv made a fantastic save to prevent her side going behind and the defensive pairing of Megan and Ciara made some important blocks and tackles to keep the scoreline at 0-0.
On fifteen minutes Leicester City Ladies took the lead against the run of play when Jade finished a fine solo run with a fantastic individual goal. This goal gave Leicester City Ladies the boost they needed and they began to play some better football. Leicester City Ladies doubled their lead just before half time when Foxy finished well.
Leicester City Ladies started the second half much better and increased their led early on when Molly was well placed at the far post to finish well with her left foot. Molly got her second and Leicester City Ladies fourth soon after with another good finish at the back post. Leicester City Ladies were full of confidence now and continued to push forward at every opportunity. Jade turned provider for Leicester City Ladies fifth and sixth, first Foxy finished well after Jades’s cross from the right and then a looping corner from Jade was finished by Olivia. Leicester City Ladies seventh came after great work by Foxy who won the ball back from the defender allowing Jade to pick up the loose ball and score her second of the game. The game was wrapped up in the last five minutes when captain Lauren scored a well deserved goal after a fantastic all round performance.

Final Score: Leicester City Ladies 8 Oadby & Wigston Rovers 0

Leicester City Ladies were given a real scare early on in the game and were lucky to be winning at half time. The girls pulled together in the second half and showed what they are made of.
The game was a good advert girls football and was played in the right spirit by both teams, well done girls!!

Leicester City Ladies Squad: Viv, Megan, Ciara, Chloe, Shania, Laura, Molly (2), Olivia (1), Lauren (1), Foxy (2) and Jade (2)