Lions secure derby victory


Leicester City Ladies Lions came from two goals down to beat Leicester City Ladies Tigers 5-2 in the under 13s league.
Laura opened the scoring for Leicester City Ladies Tigers inside the first minute thanks to an accurate pass from Rhea that split the Lions defence.
Tigers continued to push for a second goal, Laura hit the post from a Lacy throw and Kim had two shots charged down.
Leah covered well in defence for the Tigers and it was her pass that found Jade in midfield who in turn found Laura in space who turned and hit an unstoppable shot into the roof of the net.
The Lions hit back when Jamie made a solo run through the Tigers defence to make it 2-1.
Shannon and Lacy played a neat 1-2 on the edge of the box for Tigers and forced Sadie in the Lions goal to make a smart save.
The Lions were now more on the attack, Sabine was solid at the back for Tigers and Susie in her second game grew in confidence.
Beth in the Tigers goal tipped a shot over the bar and then came out well to save at the feet of the on rushing Lions striker.
Two quick goals from ‘CC’ for the Lions just before half time gave them the lead.
Rhea almost levelled the match on the stroke of half time but Sadie made another fine save.
The second half was a very even affair, Lauren did well in the Tigers defence, Jade and Leah worked well in midfield and defence, few clear cut chances were created for both sides, ‘CC’ for the Lions scored two more goals to give the Lions a 5-2 victory.

Tigers Team: Beth, Susie, Lauren, Kim, Sabine, Lacy, Shannon, Rhea, Leah, Louise, Jade and Laura