Manchester United expose gulf in class as Casey Stoney’s side dump Brighton & Hove Albion out of Women’s FA Cup

Manchester United expose gulf in class as Casey Stoney's side dump Brighton & Hove Albion out of Women's FA Cup

Ellie Brazil was thwarted in a one v one by Chamberlain and, Whelan, powering down the right, watched her shot drift agonisingly wide when the game was still goalless. That was the home side’s best spell before United reverted to type.

Match details

Brighton & Hove Albion Women (4-4-2): Harris; Gibbons, Buet, F. Whelan, A. Whelan; Barton, Umotong (Green, 45), Legg (Brett, 69), Brazil; Williams, Connolly (Peplow, 83).
Subs not used: Hartley (gk), Natkiel, Simpkins, Hack.
Manchester United Women (4-3-3): Chambelain; Harris, Hanson (Galton, 45), M. Turner, Greenwood; A. Turner, Toone (Arnot, 90), Zalem, Harris; Green, Sigworth, Devlin (James, 45).
Subs not used: Ramsey (gk), Roberts, Smith, Palmer.
Goals: James (54, 90+3).

 

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