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Wolverhampton Wanderers claimed a second successive scalp from the division above, this time with an impressive 4-1 win away to Watford which takes them through to the Fourth Round of the Vitality Women's FA Cup.
Jade Cross gave Wolves the lead in the ninth minute, with Katie O'Leary levelling the scores just ahead of the break. Kelly Darby restored the visitors' lead and they went on to add further goals through an Anna Morphet penalty and Jamila Palmer, to book themselves a home tie with Blackburn Rovers.
Burnley FC Women have a dream tie against Manchester Utd after getting past Sunderland on a penalty shootout. The match itself ended goalless after extra time, taking it to penalties where Burnley captain and goalkeeper Lauren Bracewell emerged as their heroine with three saves as the Clarets won 3-1 from the spot.
Gillingham now travel to Arsenal following their 2-1 extra time success at Cheltenham Town. Jade Keogh and Otesha Charles scored the goals for the Gills, after an own goal had put Cheltenham ahead (see match report).
Chichester & Selsey are another team who will play WSL opponents as they came through a tricky tie with a 2-1 victory over Leyton Orient at Brisbane Road. All of the goals came in the first half, Sophie Phelps' early goal for Chi was cancelled out by Nyara Denny but Natasha Wild scored what proved to be the winner and sets her side up with a meeting against West Ham Utd.
Southampton FC Women swept into the Fourth Round by defeating Yeovil Utd 3-0. Shannon Sievwright gave Southampton a first half lead via a superb strike from the edge of the area and after the break, Sophia Pharoah finished off a good move when she slid home from close range. Rachel Panting made it three with a left foot shot to seal a fine win for the Saints, who will travel further along the South Coast this Sunday to face Championship side Lewes.
Huddersfield Town meanwhile survived a scare as they defeated Brighouse Town on penalties following a 1-1 draw. Amy Woodruff gave a plucky Brighouse side a first half lead from the spot, with Brittany Sanderson equalising after the break. Extra time could not decided a winner and it was Huddersfield who won 5-3 in the resulting shootout, Katie Nutter slotting home the winning penalty.
Huddersfield will now be at home to Derby County, who ran out 4-1 winners away to West Bromwich Albion. Jodie Michalska and Ellie Gilliatt each netted braces to give the Ewe Rams an impressive victory, whilst Albion's consolation came from Emily Owen.
Oxford Utd produced a good performance to end the cup run of Billericay Town, beating them 3-1. Carly Johns put the U's in front midway through the first half with a well taken goal and Daisy McLachlan doubled their lead from a corner after the break. Billericay dug in and Georgia Morton pulled a goal back with twelve minutes remaining but any hopes of a fightback were well and truly ended with Emily Allen fired home a 30-yard screamer to seal the win. Oxford's reward is a home tie this week against Charlton Athletic.
Middlesbrough ended the run of Wem Town Ladies with a 4-0 victory and they now face Sheffield Utd. ‘Boro took the lead through a long range strrike from Katie Wilson midway through the first half, with Libby Dixon making it two shortly after the interval. Wilson increased their advantage with her second on the day and Armani Maxwell rounded off the scoring.
Photo - Cheltenham Town celebrate taking the lead against Gillingham (Will Cheshire).
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