Everton Ladies Reach Cup Semi
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Everton Ladies reached the Continental Cup semi-finals with a 3-1 win at Doncaster Belles at the weekend in their last group game.

The Toffees had to come from 1-0 down after Belles forward Beth England opened the scoring in the 35th minute. But it took Everton just four minutes to level as striker Nikita Parris scored with their first shot on target.

Defender Vicky Jones then gave Everton the lead in the 72nd minute and a Toni Duggan penalty deep into stoppage time wrapped up the victory.

The pressure earlyDoncaster's early pressure paid off as the home side took a deserved lead. But striker Parris soon equalised with a fine curling shot, shoteeper Nicola Hobbs.

Donny had chances to regain the lead straight after the break, but keeper Lizzie Durack made excellent saves from Smith and then defender Ashleigh Mills.

Despite creating several other half-chances, however, Donny were on the way to defeat when Jones scored with a tremendous 20-yard shot.

And three minutes into stoppage time Duggan completed the scoring from the penalty spot following a foul on midfielder Kelly Jones.

Everton will be joined in the semi-finals by the redshite following their win over Chelski yesterday.

The Continental Cup features the eight Women's Super League sides. Two groups of four compete in a round robin before the top two progress to knockout semi-finals and then a final.

Well done Ladies!




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