FA Girls’ Cup & Plate: Two teams reach semi-finals on penalties

Leicester City made the Girls' Cup semis
Leicester City won through to the FA Girls’ Cup semi-finals. (Photo @LCFCRTC)

Southampton, who eliminated FA Girls’ Youth Cup holders Arsenal in the previous round, reached the semi-finals with a penalties win over Manchester City.

Saturday 7 December

FA Girls’ Youth Cup Quarter-Finals

Southampton 1-1 (aet) Manchester City (3-2 on pens)
Leicester City 5-1 Leeds United
Chelsea 7-0 Milton Keynes Dons
Birmingham City 1-2 Everton

FA Girls’ Youth Plate Quarter-Finals

Charlton Athletic 0-4 Brighton & Hove Albion
Manchester United 8-1 Stoke City
Liverpool 3-3 (aet) Reading (5-4 pens)
Bristol City 1-0 Sheffield United

Chelsea, Everton and Leicester City join the Saints in the semi-final draw.

Jessie Newton, Lucy Parry and Sharna Roberts all scored for Liverpool but the Reds needed extra-time and a shoot-out to defeat Reading in the Plate, winning 5-4 on penalties.

Eleanor Ashton scored five times as Manchester United eased past Stoke City, while Brighton & Hove Albion and Bristol City complete the last four line-up.

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