#SSEWomensFACup: Leicester City WFC complete 5th Round line-up

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Leicester City WFC booked an SSE Women’s FA Cup 5th Round trip to Durham next Sunday, after ending Plymouth Argyle’s 22-game winning streak.

A crowd of over 200 turned out at the Devon FA County Ground in Newton Abbot but it was the visitors who opened the scoring.

Rosie Axten’s 13th-minute free kick was parried by Michaela Phillips and Charlotte Greengrass followed up to finish.

Argyle hit back 4 minutes into the second half, Zoe Cunningham’s shot hitting the inside of the post and Natasha Knapman on hand to slot home.

However, Leicester restored their advantage on the hour mark with Axten’s penalty and sealed their progress in the last minute through Leigh Dugmore.

Plymouth kept fighting though and Katie Middleton nodded in their second goal deep into injury time.

Revised 5th Round draw:

Arsenal v Millwall Lionesses
Cardiff City LFC v Charlton Athletic
Lewes v Everton
Sunderland v Aston Villa
Chichester City v Liverpool
Birmingham City v Manchester City
Chelsea v Doncaster Rovers Belles
Durham v Leicester City WFC

Ties to be played on Sunday 18th February 2018

Tickets for next season’s SSE Women’s FA Cup Final at Wembley are now on sale.

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