We struck six past Watford, with three goals in four minutes late on burying the Hornets at Gaywood Park to see us progress to the next round of the Continental Cup.
We asserted ourselves early in the game as Jodie Taylor struck after just 15 minutes, meeting Emma Mitchell’s drilled pass to tap in from just a few yards out.
Shortly after the break, we added a second, this time through Dan Carter, who met Lisa Evans’ cross at the back post with the goal gaping.
Bang on the hour, Mitchell turned from creator to goalscorer, swivelling in front of goal and firing the ball under Fran Kitching.
We struck again soon after, this time through Dominque Janssen who deftly flicked the ball in from a corner, before Danielle Van de Donk lobbed Kitching just a minute later.
Taylor wrapped up the scoring soon after, claiming her second of the game as we sealed a dominant win.
WHAT IT MEANS
Victory sees us top our group, leapfrogging Reading, putting up us in pole position to progress to the next round. The Royals have, however, got a game in hand.
Following the international break we host Liverpool in the Women’s Super League, who beat Aston Villa 5-1 in their previous fixture and travel to Sunderland before meeting us.
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