Tigers win tight match


ScreenshotLeicester City Ladies Tigers secured all three points in a tight entertaining match against Marlborough Rovers in the under 12s league.
The match started evenly with Lauren in excellent form at the back for Leicester City Ladies and Rhea going close at the other end with a sharp first time shot.
Beth in the Leicester City Ladies goal came out well to block a Marlborough Rovers shot, while the hard running Lacy went close at the other end.
Towards the end of the first half Leicester City Ladies pushed hard for the opening goal, Kim made won the ball in midfield and dribbled past the Marlborough Rovers defender only to see her shot well saved by the goal keeper.
The second half started like the first with both sides having chances to break the deadlock with both keepers making key saves.
Leicester City Ladies started to string good passing moves together and increase the pressure on the Marlborough Rovers goal.
Mica at the heart of the Leicester City Ladies defence put in several strong tackles to quickly snuff out Marlborough Rovers attacks and maintain the pressure.
Ten minutes in to the second half Laura grabbed the goal the Leicester City Ladies pressure deserved when her well hit long shot was well saved by the Marlborough Rovers but still had enough power to skid over the line.
The hard working Shannon for Leicester City Ladies almost got on the score sheet twice in a minute, and parents player of the match saw another excellent shot well saved by the Marlborough Rovers keeper.
Louise came on up front for Leicester City Ladies to add some fresh legs and helped maintain the pressure on the Marlborough Rovers and secure three points for the Tigers.

Team: Beth, Shannon, Lauren, Lacy, Rhea, Laura, Kim, Mica and Louise