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United put out league leaders Arsenal
Manchester Utd are through to the semi finals of the FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup after a 1-
Millie Turner had earlier gone close to scoring for Marc Skinner’s side when she headed against the bar from a corner but the game remained goalless until seven minutes from time, when a pinpoint cross from Katie Zelem was headed in by Alessia Russo for the only goal of the game.
United held on under pressure in injury time for a result which takes them to within one game of reaching a first ever major cup final whilst for Arsenal, their recent sticky patch of form continues.
United’s opponents in the semi finals will be holders Chelsea, who won 4-
Manchester City overcame an early scare to run out 3-
Manchester City will be up against Tottenham Hotspur in the last four, Rehanne Skinner’s side reaching that stage for the first time in the club’s history after beating Liverpool 1-
Liverpool, who along with Bristol City were the last remaining Championship sides in the competition, gave a good account of themselves on the night and a tightly contested game was settled late on when Rachel Williams fired home from close range to secure a historic result for her club.
The draw for the semi finals was made on Thursday afternoon by former England international Gemma Davison, who won the competition with Arsenal in 2012 and 2013.
Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur
Chelsea v Manchester United
Ties will be played on 2-
The kick off time for the Final, on Saturday 5th March at AFC Wimbledon’s Cherry Red Records Stadium, has now been confirmed as 5.15pm, with the game being shown live on BBC Two.
Tickets for the Final are now on sale, priced at £10 for adults and £2.50 for U16s and can be purchased via www.afcwimbledon.co.uk/tickets.