Manchester United have overwhelmed Leicester Metropolis 4-0 at dwelling within the Ladies’s Tremendous League.
The primary probability got here for United, an important cross in was met by Leah Galton who was ready on the again submit however she didn’t get a clear connection and it flew over the bar.
United have been dominating possession and attacking nicely however they weren’t taking their probabilities.
However after 1 / 4 of an hour the Reds discovered a breakthrough. A stunning little bit of build-up play from the staff allowed Batlle to drag a beautiful ball into the field for Martha Thomas, who slotted it dwelling.
Thomas had an opportunity to double United’s lead moments later when the keeper got here out and didn’t clear the ball however the tight angle made it tough for the midfielder to search out the open purpose and it rolled simply vast.
Alessia Russo was additionally having a greater recreation than final week as she made some good runs and managed the ball nicely underneath strain from defenders. She had a few pictures and at last bought her reward with a header from the six yard mark, assisted by Ella Toone.
Hannah Blundell had an opportunity simply earlier than half time however pressured the Leicester keeper into an important save.
United started the second half the place they left off within the first, with a hat trick of probabilities for Leah Galton. The primary was a managed shot from the sting of the world that went simply over and the second was a tough probability as she reached a foot out to get on the top of a cross nevertheless it went vast. Subsequent was a header that flew over the bar.
United went 3-0 up when Katie Zelem repeated what she did final week, curling her nook straight into the purpose!
Moments later it was deja vu as Zelem made it 4 scoring instantly from a nook once more!
It was an necessary win for United who maintain strain on Metropolis and Spurs so as to try to clinch Champions League soccer subsequent season.
Staff: Earps, Thorisdottir, Blundell, Batlle (Harris 80), Caldwell, Toone (Boe Risa 73), Zelem, Groenen, Thomas (Fuso 70), Russo, Galton (Hanson 73)