Tigers through to next round of County Cup


Leicester City Ladies under 12 Tigers moved through to the next round of the County Cup with a comfortable 6-0 victory over Barwell & Burbage United.
Leicester City Ladies Tigers started well and attacked from the first whistle but struggled to hit the target with a series of efforts going wide.
Barwell and Burbage United made a quick break away and Beth making her Leicester City Ladies debut in goal made a fine save.
Leicester City Ladies scored their first goal after fifteen minutes when Laura dribbled passed two defenders and fired a powerful shot into the back of the net.
Mica built on last weeks performance and work hard in the Leicester City Ladies defence.
Just before half time Leicester City Ladies doubled their lead when Laura picked up a long through ball and slipped the ball passed the Barwell and Burbage United goalkeeper.
Barwell and Burbage started the second half well and nearly pulled a goal back when a good shot hit the bar.
Leicester City Ladies hit straight back when an accurate through ball from Laura found Kim in space on the edge of the box, she turned and hit a well placed shot in to the top corner of the goal.
Kim turned provider for the next Leicester City Ladies goal when a neat pass found Lacy in space who scored her first Leicester City Ladies goal.
Louise on at half time grew in confidence firstly in defence and then midfield.
Laura completed her hat trick with a long shot and Rhea made it six with a well taken goal after Fran put her through on goal.
Shannon almost added her first Leicester City Ladies goal just before end but her first time shot hit the post.

Team: Beth, Shannon, Fran, Lacy, Rhea, Laura, Kim, Mica, Louise
Parents player of the match: Laura