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Leicester City FC
Manchester City

FA Women's League Cup
FA Women's League Cup
Wednesday 18 January 2023
Kickoff at 19:00 GMT
Pirelli Stadium,Burton-on-Trent DE13 0AR
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Everything you need to know ahead of City's final Continental Cup group fixture

WHERE AND WHEN

City travel to the Pirelli Stadium on Saturday 17 December, with kick off scheduled for 15:00 (UK).

As always, the Man City app will keep you across all the action, with a detailed match report available soon after the final whistle.

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Reaction from Gareth Taylor and a player can also be accessed, with highlights and a full match replay - on CITY+ and Recast - also available later in the afternoon.

The key moments can also be followed over on our matchday Twitter account: @ManCityWomen.

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FORM GUIDE

City are unbeaten in our last ten matches ahead of our clash with the Foxes.

Gareth Taylor's side have won nine of those fixtures, but come into the tie on the back of a 1-1 draw with Manchester United.

On the other hand, the hosts are looking to put a heavy defeat at the hands of Chelsea behind them, as they searching for their second victory of the season.

That fixture was played on Saturday 3 December, with the Foxes' last two matches both postponed due to a frozen pitch.

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1 Manchester City Manchester City Man City 4 4 0 0 12 0 12 12 WWWWL
2 Liverpool FC Liverpool Liverpool 4 3 0 1 6 2 4 9 WWWLL
3 Leicester City FC Leicester City Leicester 4 2 0 2 8 5 3 6 WLWL
Last updated: 6 March 2023

PREVIOUS MEETING

City claimed an important three points against Leicester in our pursuit of Women's Champions League qualification back in April 2022.

Goals from Caroline Weir, Lauren Hemp and Julie Blakstad handed Gareth Taylor's side a commanding lead at the break.

Alex Greenwood then added further gloss to the scoreline in the second half, pushing City into the top three ahead of United.

Last time out 

Laura Coombs' second half header was enough to earn City a point against United in front of a Club record crowd for a women's fixture.

An incredible 44,259 supporters packed into the Etihad Stadium to see two of the league's form sides do battle, and it was the visitors drew first blood through Leah Galton’s deflected effort just before the half hour.

But City would grab the equaliser early in the second half through Coombs’ close-range strike.

Bunny Shaw and Martha Thomas would go particularly close to earning both teams all three points late on, but the two sides would have to settle for a share of the spoils in a thrilling, end-to-end encounter at the Etihad.

News about Leicester v Man City

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New date set for Continental Cup trip to Leicester

A new date for Manchester City’s Continental Cup trip to Leicester has been confirmed. Read more

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