Lions edge derby thriller


Leicester City Ladies Lions beat Leicester City Ladies Tigers 3-2 in a highly entertaining under 12s league match.
The match flowed from end to end with high quality football from both sides despite the wet conditions.
Leicester City Ladies Tigers opened the scoring after eighteen minutes when Rhea made a run down the left hand side and held the ball up well before firing the ball low in to the penalty area, Shannon who had made a run from deep in her own half arrived just in time to fire the ball home.
Leicester City Ladies Lions responded instantly with two quick goals in a minute from “Mops” and “CC” to go into half time with a 2-1 lead.
Leicester City Ladies Lions caught the Tigers defence asleep at the start of the second half when “CC” scored with a fine individual effort from the kick off.
Leicester City Ladies Tigers responded five minutes later when Kim turned in a Laura free kick from close range.
Both sides pushed hard for another goal Beth made some quality saves in the Leicester City Ladies Tigers goal and was awarded the parents player of the match trophy.
Well done to both teams.