Holders Arsenal had a tough time to reach the last eight of the FA Women's Cup, England winger Rachel Yankey's late goal giving them a 3-2 win against Leeds Carnegie.

Scotland midfielder Jennifer Beattie gave Arsenal a 15th-minute lead, but following an even first half Ellen White equalised eight minutes after the break.

Wales captain Jayne Ludlow restored the Gunners' lead just before the hour and Yankey got the all-important third goal in the 79th minute.

Jess Clarke reduced the arrears three minutes later but, despite further pressure, the visitors were unable to force the tie into extra time.

Arsenal face Doncaster Belles in the quarter-finals.

Revised Quarter-Final draw
Arsenal v Doncaster Rovers Belles
Barnet v Yeovil Town or Nottingham Forest
Curzon Ashton or Aston Villa v Chelsea or Millwall Lionesses
Everton v Blackburn Rovers

Arsenal Ladies

22
Spencer
14
Beattie Goal!
5
Flaherty 66
6
White (C) Yellow Card
7
Grant Yellow Card
4
Ludlow Goal!
11
Yankey Goal!
12
Davison
19
Fahey
16
Little
20
Lander 55

Substitutes

24
Quantrill
18
Ross
3
Yorston 66
3
Tracy
15
Carter 55

Leeds Carnegie

0
Telford
0
Walton 71
0
Holtham
9
White Goal!
0
Smith
0
Clarke Goal!
0
Bradley (C) Yellow Card
0
Cantrell
0
Sutcliffe
0
Moore Yellow Card
6
Bassett Yellow Card

Substitutes

0
Thackrey
0
Bonner
0
Staneff
8
Allen
0
Daly 71
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7 Feb 2010