Tigers in League Cup Victory


Leicester City Ladies Tigers moved in to the semi finals of the under 13s League Cup with a two nil victory of Cosby Girls.
Tigers attacked from the kick off and Rhea made a strong run in to the box and her well hit shot was turned wide by the Cosby United goalkeeper, from the corner Laura fired in a shot that was well saved.
Louise made a strong run down the left wing for Leicester City Ladies but was again denied by the Cosby United goalkeeper.
Both defences were on top in the middle section of the half catching attackers offside or keeping them away from goal.
The deadlock was broken on twenty five minutes, Leicester City Ladies Laura was tripped twenty five yards out in the centre of the pitch and from the resulting free kick she fired accurately in to the top of the net.
Lacy almost doubled Leicester City Ladies lead putting an excellent header from a Rhea corner just wide.
Just before half time Beth in the Leicester City Ladies goal did well to cut out a cross and Lauren was strong at the back to maintain the lead at half time.
Cosby Girls started the second half on the attack and were only denied a goal by Beth making a full length diving save, Sabine and Fran did particularly well in defence before Beth made another full length save.
Having weathered the first ten minutes Leicester City Ladies went on the attack, Louise made another strong run in to the box and Rhea had a good effort saved.
Leicester City Ladies doubled their lead after fourteen minutes of the second half, Laura received a long throw from Lacy in the box, turned in to space a hit an unstoppable shot between goalkeeper and post.
Both defences were again on top Jade for Leicester City Ladies making several key challenges to maintain the lead.
Just before the final whistle Beth made her third full length save to prevent Cosby Girls gaining a consolation goal.
Leicester City Ladies Player of the Match: Louise and Lacy for their work in midfield.

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