First Team Move upto Fifth


Leicester City Ladies first team climbed into fifth spot with a vital win away at Coventry Copeswood.
Leicester City Ladies dominated the game throughout but wasted several chances and the 0-2 scoreline flattered the home team.
Erica Preston gave Leicester City Ladies the lead with a fine goal, looping the ball over the goalkeeper into the top corner.
Leicester City Ladies had all the possession and although the game became a little bit flat were comfortable and held the one goal lead at the break.
The second half started with a better tempo from Leicester City Ladies and soon added a second goal thanks to a a fine individual effort from Kim Walton.
Coventry Copeswood gave Leicester City Ladies a single scare as Preston cleared off the line from a set play but the away team continued to dominated possession and produced a very solid defensive display.
Overall Leicester City Ladies deserved a win and probably by more than two goals the result leaves the first team fifth in league with games in hand on the top forward well placed to push for promotion over the next two months.
Player of the Match – Jenny Sugarman