Tigers come from behind to Win


Leicester City Ladies Tigers came from two goals behind to beat Marlborough Rovers in an entertaining under 13s League game.
The match was played in windy conditions which both sides did well to overcome, Marlborough Rovers started well and went a goal up inside the first five minutes thanks to a long goal kick and quick chase.
Leicester City Ladies Tigers had Beth to thank for keeping the game at one nil making a series of excellent saves.
Lacy went close to levelling the match for Leicester City Ladies thanks to an excellent pass from Rhea.
Five minutes before half time Marlborough Rovers doubled their lead when an accurate pass split the Tigers defence and the striker slipped the ball pass the rapidly advancing Beth.
Louise added some pace in midfield and Leicester City Ladies gradually started to come back into the game.
Within a minute Leicester City Ladies pulled a goal back, Laura was bundled over twenty five yards out from goal, she picked herself up before firing the resulting free kick into the roof of the net.
Just before half time Tigers levelled the match, Leah collected the ball on the edge of the box and put in a low cross that evaded everybody in the area and rolled in slow motion into the corner of the goal, for her first Tigers goal.
Leicester City Ladies went into the lead within the first ten minutes of the second half, a long throw from Lacy found Laura in space to turn and hit a first time shot which caught the Marlborough Rovers defence unawares.
Leicester City Ladies enjoyed good possession, Lauren, Sabine, Susie and Kim all did well in defence to give Beth a much quieter second half.
Jade put in another high energy performance and went close on several occasions.
Rhea worked hard and never gave anybody time on the ball and deserved her joint player of the match trophy, which she shared with the superb Leah.
Laura completed her hat-trick shortly before the end of the game with another well hit shot from distance.

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