Well deserved point for First team


TNS Ladies v Leicester City Ladies

Leicester City Ladies started the game brightly and quickly got used to the rubber crumb surface, putting some good attacking moves together.
TNS the started to get into the game and played some nice quick football which with their movement off the ball caused Leicester City Ladies lots of problems.
Leicester City Ladies had a chance to open the scoring when a through ball from Erica sent Marshie through on gaol, but the keeper made a good save.
TNS then begin to pile the pressure on the Leicester City Ladies goal and had numerous chances to take the lead, on 40 minutes they did just that, a cross into the box brought a great tackle from ‘H’ but unfortunately the ball fell to a TNS player who scored from close range.
Leicester City Ladies fought back and equalised on the stroke of half time when Kim picked the ball up on the half way line, played it out wide to Marshie who squared for Erica to finish from the edge of the box.

Half Time 1 – 1

Both team started the second half well and were both pushing forward looking for the 2nd goal. On 76 mins TNS took the lead when a long ball caused confusion between the Leicester City Ladies goalkeeper and her defence that allowed the striker to nip in and score.
Leicester City Ladies continued to battle and look for an equaliser and were awarded a penalty when a cross from Jodie on the right bobbled up and hit the TNS defender on the arm. Marshie stepped up and blasted the ball straight down the middle of the goal.

Full Time 2 – 2

Leicester City Ladies: L.Clarke, M.Waldron, C.Stephens, K.Walton, H.Fyfe, A.Bingham, A.Rudkin, E.Preston, L.Tugby, J.White, S.Marshall.
Subs: J.Sugarman, T.Stephens, A.Evans