Women's Team

City learn FA Cup fifth round fate

CELEBRATION: Claire Emslie takes the plaudits.
Manchester City will play Birmingham City Ladies in the fifth round of the Women’s FA Cup.

City have been drawn away and will travel to the Damson Park on Sunday 18 February 2018.

Nick Cushing’s side sealed a place in the fifth round with a 2-0 win away at Brighton and Hove Albion, courtesy of Claire Emslie and Izzy Christiansen’s goals.

The Midlands outfit also progressed via an away win, after German midfielder Marisa Ewers curled one into the top corner to beat Reading 1-0.

Victory in the fifth round would see City, the cup holders, reach the quarter-finals of the competition for the fourth successive year.

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