#ContiCup: Leicester City Women win shoot-out to make quarter-finals

Aimee Everett netted Leicester City's winning penalty
Aimee Everett netted the decisive penalty for Leicester City. (Photo: Chloe Knott for The FA)

Leicester City beat Birmingham City on sudden-death penalties following a 0-0 draw, to top their FA Women’s Continental League Cup group.

Birmingham had the best chance to take maximum points in the 90 minutes but Kirstie Levell saved Mollie Green’s spot-kick.

The sides could not be separated with a point a piece, so it went to penalties for the bonus point.

At five penalties each, sudden-death saw the hosts’ Connie Scofield hit the bar and Foxes’ 19-year-old Aimee Everett convert.

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