Win Number Seven


This league encounter between the top two sides turned out to be a close affair between two sides committed to playing football as it should be played. Leicester City Ladies kicked off and attacked straight away but the shot was cleared by the Loughborough Foxes defence. City were pressing for a goal when Simran Singh broke through the Foxes defence only to put her shot wide of the far post. City were gaining some possession from the flanks with shots from CC Cooper and Jamie Carr were saved by the Foxes keeper. Loughborough Foxes were defending well and kept the City girls out.

HALF-TIME LOUGHBOROUGH FOXES U18S 0 V 0 LEICESTER CITY LADIES U18S

Leicester City Ladies came out with more purpose in the second half and gained a free kick from a foul by a Foxes midfielder which went over the bar. Ten minutes into the half City took the lead when a shot by Jamie Elday was spilled by the Foxes keeper and Jordan Burrows followed in to tap the ball into the net. City gained a few corners which were cleared by the Foxes defence. Loughborough Foxes then forced a corner but the City defence cleared with ease. Leicester City Ladies put a cross into the Foxes area from the right was handled by a defender and City were awarded a penalty, which Annie Taylor stepped up to slot the ball home. On a rare Foxes attack lead to a free kick for a foul which hit the City crossbar a few minutes later a shot by the Foxes centre forward was saved by the City keeper Chloe Park there was no further score.

FULL-TIME LOUGHBOROUGH FOXES U18S 0 V 2 LEICESTER CITY LADIES U18S