Four away wins in Scottish Gas Women’s Cup quarter-finals

Hibernian v Rangers FC Women
Sarah Ewens (17) scored Rangers’ third goal in the 6-2 win over Hibernian. (Malcolm Mackenzie/SWPL)

Celtic, Hearts, Rangers and Spartans all won away from home to make it through to the Scottish Gas Women’s Cup semi-finals.

Scottish Gas Women’s Cup Quarter-Finals

Hibernian 2-6 Rangers
Livingston 0-5 Spartans
Partick Thistle 0-1 Hearts
Montrose 0-6 Celtic

Hearts progressed with the only goal of the game at Sky Sports Cup finalists Partick Thistle, Lizzie Waldie heading home a Ciara Grant free kick with only four minutes left.

Although Rangers ran out 6-2 winners at Hibernian, they twice conceded the lead as goals from Mia McAulay and Lizzie Arnot were replied to by Poppy Lawson and Shannon McGregor respectively. Sarah Ewens restored the advantage after the break, Rio Hardy scoring either side of a Jane Ross goal.

Celtic also hit six but without reply at Montrose, Kit Loferski sending them on their way with an early brace. Jenny Smith, Shen Mengyu, Caitlin Hayes and Murphy Agnew added a goal apiece.

Spartans eliminated Livingston, the last SWPL 2 side left in the competition. Becky Galbraith hit a hat-trick, Alana Marshall and Hannah Jordan, adding one each.

The semi-final draw will be made on BBC Scotland on Monday evening.


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