HomeSportsWomen’s League Cup round-up: Man City thrash Everton as Liverpool beat Aston Villa on penalties
Women’s League Cup round-up: Man City thrash Everton as Liverpool beat Aston Villa on penalties
October 14, 2021
An outstanding solo effort from Caroline Weir helped Manchester Metropolis Ladies make a superb begin to their Continental Cup marketing campaign as they thrashed Everton 5-1 of their opening group recreation.
Man Metropolis made a poor begin to the WSL season however their derby daw draw with Manchester United seems to have kick-started their season.
As on the opening day of the league season when crushed 4-0 at Goodison Park, Everton had been no match for his or her opponents on the Academy Stadium and had been behind after simply eight minutes.
Weir weaved her well past two Everton defenders earlier than slotting her end past Courtney Brosnan.
Everton had been degree simply two minutes later as Grace Clinton turned and located the far nook with an excellent left-footed strike.
However after Khadija Shaw restored Metropolis’s lead, it was one-way visitors as Lauren Hemp, Jessica Park and Ellen White accomplished a second-half rout.
Metropolis are on the lookout for their fourth cup win in eight years, and head coach Gareth Taylor mentioned: “Ultimately, we had been fairly clear in alternatives and scored some actually good targets. I believe it is all the time essential we hold perspective and take a look at efficiency over outcomes.
“The outcomes are clearly massively essential and this one tonight offers everybody a raise going into the worldwide break. The ladies have labored actually laborious.”
Elsewhere on Tuesday night time, Lucy Parker’s strike was sufficient to seal a 1-0 win for West Ham at London Metropolis Lionesses, Liverpool overcame Aston Villa 5-4 on penalties following a 1-1 draw and Jiali Tang’s objective was the distinction as Tottenham beat Charlton 1-0.
There have been additionally wins for Coventry United over Watford Ladies, Brighton at Birmingham and a shootout victory for Crystal Palace at Lewes.
On Wednesday, Manchester United face WSL Championship leaders Durham whereas Sheffield United host Sunderland.