Post-Match Report

FA Women's Cup: Chelsea 0-4 Arsenal - Report

Chelsea Women -

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FA Women's Cup
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Arsenal Ladies secured their place in the Final of The FA Women's Cup with a comprehensive 4-0 win over London rivals Chelsea. Scotland striker Julie Fleeting gave the Gunners the lead with eleven minutes left in the first half. Kim Little broke down the left and squared for Fleeting who made no mistake, meeting the ball ten yards out and smashing low into the net with her left foot.   That was followed up by two more quick goals to see them in to a comfortable 3-0 lead at the break. Fleeting's Scotland team mate Little hit the second two minutes later, turning well inside the box before finding the bottom corner, and then a goal from England skipper Faye White effectively sealed the tie. A high ball into the box from a deep free-kick was met by White, and she guided inside the right-hand upright. Jayne Ludlow, completed the scoring midway through the second half after another good run from Little on the left. Once again, she pulled the ball back from the bye-line leaving Ludlow with the simple task of tucking away from seven yards with 25 minutes remaining. Holders Arsenal are now on course to lift The FA Women's Cup for a fifth sucessive season, but must first face Everton who now await in the Final.