Good win for Tigers


Leicester City Ladies Tigers enjoyed a comfortable victory 10-1 over Barwell and Burbage United in the under 12s league.
With a strong win in their faces Leicester City Ladies opened the scoring four minutes into the game when Lacy fired in a well placed shot after being put through on goal by Laura.
Barwell and Burbage United fought back and levelled the match after ten minutes with playing some excellent football to open up the Tigers defence.
Three minutes later Laura regained the lead for Leicester City Ladies by striking a free kick from the edge of the box through a forest of legs.
Laura turned provider again two minutes later to set Kim up with only the keeper to beat, this she did with a powerful shot in to the roof of the net.
Barwell and Burbage United came back again and Beth made a fine save in the Leicester City Ladies goal, and Mica was excellent at the back to prevent further threats on goal.
Shortly before half time Laura added her second on the match from the edge of the box.
Barwell and Burbage United nearly pulled a goal back just before the break but Fran made a timely interception to clear the danger.
The second half started with Barwell and Burbage United on the attack Lauren made an excellent headed clearance.
Leicester City Ladies went back on the attacked and after several chances to increase the lead slipped past the post, Eva cut inside from the left hand side and found the back of the net with an accurate shot five minutes in to the second half.
Laura completed her hat trick two minutes later with another powerful long shot to give Leicester City Ladies a 6-1 lead.
Lacy made a strong tackle in midfield to win the ball back for Leicester City Ladies, she then beat the last defender for pace down the right hand side cut in to the penalty box and then beat the keeper with a low shot.
Barwell and Burbage United never gave up and Louise in the Leicester City Ladies defence was kept busy.
Laura added her fourth for Leicester City Ladies receiving a short corner in space on the edge of the box and placing the shot past the keeper.
Before the end of the match Rhea added two further goals for Leicester City Ladies. The first a powerful shot from inside the box and the second resulted from Shannon winning the ball in midfield, making a good run and then passing through to Rhea who finished from a tight angle.

Team: Beth, Shannon, Fran, Lacy, Laura, Rhea, Kim, Mica, Lauren, Louise and Eva.

Player of the Match: Laura