Solid Team Performance


Leicester City Ladies Tigers secured three more points in the under 13s league with a three one victory over Leicester Fosse Colleens.
The game started with Rhea making a powerful run into the box for Leicester City Ladies only to see her shot well saved.
Leicester City Ladies started to pass the ball well and put pressure on the Leicester Fosse Colleens goal, this was rewarded with the opening goal of the game when Lacy whipped in a corner that caused confusion at the near post and Shannon reacted the quickest to turn the ball home.
Leicester City Ladies continued to apply pressure and the first half defence of Fran, Kim and Jade were solid and gave Beth in goal little to do.
Ten minutes into the first half Leicester City Ladies Rhea made another strong run but saw her shot drift just wide, within a minute Laura also went close to extending the lead.
Louise was having an excellent first half and made a fine run down the wing and forced a corner, she was then free at the far post but put her shot just wide.
Lacy latched on to a ball in midfield and fired in a shot from distance that was well saved by the Leicester Fosse Colleens goalkeeper.
Shannon for Leicester City Ladies had a shot well saved and forced a corner after a strong run .
The half ended with just the single goal to show for all the pressure.
Leicester City Ladies made their first substitutions of the match with Sabine replacing the excellent Kim in defence and Leah taking over from Louise in midfield.
The changes did not alter the pattern of the match with Leicester City Ladies on the attach and Leicester Fosse Colleens defending well.
Lacy won the ball in midfield for Leicester City Ladies, played a quick one two with Leah, before crossing into the box to Rhea whose shot was well saved.
Laura and Shannon both had chances to extend the Leicester City Ladies lead but the goal did not come until fifteen minutes into the second half. Laura hit a long ball over the Colleens defence, Shannon chased well her first touch took her slightly wide but the shot was powerful and accurate enough to beat the keeper at the near post.
Minutes later Rhea hit the bar for Leicester City Ladies after another good run.
Leicester Fosse Colleens pulled a goal back with an excellent brake and quality finish.
Leicester City Ladies responded instantly and Laura made a strong run into the box beating two defenders before hitting the roof of the net.

Team: Beth, Jade, Kim, Fran, Louise, Rhea, Lacy, Laura, Shannon, Sabine and Leah.

Player of the Match: Lacy