Manchester Metropolis Ladies 6-0 Leicester Metropolis Ladies: Holders activate type to succeed in semi-finals

Spain midfielder Vicky Losada gained the Champions League as Barcelona captain earlier than shifting to Manchester Metropolis in the summertime

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.

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