Women’s League Cup round-up: Man City beat Leicester to reach quarter-finals

Filippa Angeldahl in action for Manchester City
Manchester City have now won 11 of their past 12 matches

Filippa Angeldahl scored a stoppage-time winner as holders Manchester City beat Leicester City 1-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the Continental Cup as Group B winners.

Angeldahl turned in Lauren Hemp’s cross as the game entered the 91st minute.

City’s victory means they will play Bristol City the last eight.

Jodie Hutton’s goal straight from a corner sealed a 1-0 victory for Bristol City at Lewes.

Liverpool take second place in the group and also go through to the quarter-finals where they will face West Ham.

The Hammers drew 0-0 with Brighton to secure top spot in Group C. The Seagulls then won the penalty shootout to secure the bonus point.

All quarter-final ties are scheduled for 25-26 January.

Women’s League Cup quarter-finals:

Bristol City v Manchester City

Arsenal v Aston Villa

Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea

Liverpool v West Ham United


Leicester City Women

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 28Levell
  • 32Baker
  • 15HowardSubstituted forReavillat 90+1′minutes
  • 22Plumptre
  • 23Purfield
  • 3Tierney
  • 8Pike
  • 21CainSubstituted forSmithat 71′minutes
  • 10Whelan
  • 40Robinson
  • 13Simon


  • 1Lambourne
  • 34Smith
  • 41Reavill

Man City Women

Formation 4-3-3

  • 22MacIver
  • 2CasparijSubstituted forHasegawaat 63′minutes
  • 4Aleixandri
  • 6Houghton
  • 15OuahabiSubstituted forMorganat 45′minutes
  • 8Fowler
  • 12Angeldahl
  • 13Raso
  • 17LosadaSubstituted forCastellanosat 64′minutes
  • 30MaceSubstituted forCoombsat 63′minutes
  • 41BlakstadSubstituted forHempat 73′minutes


  • 1Roebuck
  • 5Greenwood
  • 7Coombs
  • 9Kelly
  • 10Castellanos
  • 11Hemp
  • 14Morgan
  • 25Hasegawa
  • 33Kennedy

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