Manchester United ladies have been knocked out the FA Cup by Manchester Metropolis after dropping 4-1 at house.
It was Metropolis who had the primary shot on the right track nevertheless it was simply held by Mary Earps, who was just lately part of that England squad that gained the Arnold Clark Cup.
United’s first nook got here from a misjudged move again from the Metropolis defence and Katie Zelem’s supply was virtually turned in on the again publish however went simply extensive.
Ella Toone compelled a fantastic save from Roebuck as she fired it in from the sting of the field for Roebuck to tip it over for the nook.
However Roebuck couldn’t preserve the ensuing nook out as an excellent supply from captain Katie Zelem curled all the best way in!
Metropolis had some good spells of possession nevertheless it was United who appeared the hungrier of the 2 groups as they pressed and made good runs into the field.
There have been plenty of corners for Metropolis that left United followers nervous of their fragile 1-0 lead however the defence handled them nicely.
United acquired a free kick simply earlier than the half drew to a detailed and it was a coaching floor kick which bamboozled the Metropolis defence however sadly the ball by means of to Galton was barely too heavy and Roebuck acquired there first.
It was Metropolis who got here out preventing within the second half although and United gave them an excessive amount of area within the field, permitting Hemp to seek out the again of the web simply 4 minutes in.
After an excellent first half, United fell aside within the second, concedingg two extra targets in fast succession. Hannah Blundell left it for Earps who had no likelihood as two Metropolis gamers surged ahead and White slotted it previous the keeper.
Moments later Earps was overwhelmed at her close to publish and it was 3-1 to Metropolis.
Toone had an opportunity from a set piece however she couldn’t preserve her shot down.
United stood off their opponents and it quickly turned 4-1. Earps made an excellent save however Shaw was there to get the rebound.
After a promising begin, United’s FA Cup desires have been crushed with a sloppy second half efficiency. Focus turns to the league now and securing Champions League Soccer subsequent season.
Crew: Earps, Blundell, Batlle, Thorisdottir, Caldwell, Zelem, Toone, Thomas (Hanson 67), Galton (Fuso 84), Groenen (Boe Risa 85), Russo (Bruun 67)