Holders Manchester Metropolis turned on the type with six second-half targets towards Leicester Metropolis to succeed in the FA Cup semi-finals.
After a boring opener, Khadija Shaw’s strike unleashed Gareth Taylor’s facet they usually ran riot.
Vicky Losada doubled the lead earlier than Shaw notched a second and Alex Greenwood netted from the penalty spot.
Shaw then accomplished her hat-trick earlier than Filippa Angeldahl rounded off the scoring.
After a 5-0 thrashing at Arsenal on Sunday within the WSL, Taylor stated his injury-hit facet are ‘struggling’ and he was solely in a position to identify 4 substitutes for this tie.
Fatigue was evident in a lacklustre first half, however as quickly as Shaw opened the scoring within the forty seventh minute, they got here alive.
Losada smashed residence a superb second earlier than Shaw profited from a fortunate deflection to make it three.
Greenwood dispatched a assured penalty after Lauren Hemp was fouled and there was nonetheless time for Shaw to finish her treble and Angeldahl to comb residence a sixth.
Metropolis have gained the FA Cup in every of the final two seasons and, on this proof, look nicely set to problem for it once more.