Manchester City retained their Ladies’s FA Cup crown as they obtained previous a battling Everton aspect, successful 3-1 after extra-time at Wembley.
Objectives from substitutes Georgia Stanway and Janine Beckie within the second half of extra-time secured City a 3rd Cup triumph within the area of 4 seasons.
Everton had pressured one other 30 minutes after Valerie Gauvin cancelled out Sam Mewis’ opener, however they had been crushed on their maiden Wembley look regardless of a formidable show from goalkeeper Sandy MacIver.
Gareth Taylor’s aspect took the lead 5 minutes earlier than half-time when Alex Greenwood’s nook was headed in by United States worldwide Mewis.
City ought to have doubled their lead within the 54th minute however Caroline Weir’s shot cannoned off a publish and MacIver brilliantly denied Kelly from the rebound.
Everton equalised on the hour mark when Izzy Christiansen’s nook was nodded in on the close to publish by Gauvin.
Weir had two possibilities to win it for City within the closing phases however she snatched on the first and blazed over earlier than a curled effort got here again off the crossbar.
MacIver denied Stanway and Steph Houghton in extra-time however the resistance was damaged with 9 minutes remaining when Stanway squeezed the ball previous MacIver’s close to publish after being performed in by fellow substitute Jess Park.
Everton threw every part into the closing phases however City added gloss when Stanway slid in Janine Beckie to fit dwelling with the ultimate kick of the sport.