Leicester City Women Football Club

Preview: LCWFC vs Crystal Palace

Leicester City Women return to Championship action today as Crystal Palace Ladies visit Farley Way Stadium

  • The Foxes face three key matches in February with Manchester United and League leaders Tottenham Hotspur still to come
  • Jonathan Morgan’s side beat Crystal Palace 2-0 on the opening day of the season
  • Goals from Melissa Johnson and Holly Morgan secured the three points for Leicester City

Leicester City Women host Crystal Palace Ladies today looking to continue their unbeaten league start to 2019 following two home wins and an away draw against Aston Villa Ladies.

Crystal Palace Ladies currently sit tenth in the table, with seven points from their opening 14 matches.

When, Where and Tickets

The FA Women’s Championship clash against Crystal Palace Ladies takes place at Farley Way Stadium at 2pm. Tickets are available on the gate priced at £5 for Adults and £2.50 for Concessions (Over 65s, Under 18s and Students).

Address:
Farley Way Stadium
Farley Way
Quorndon
Leicestershire
LE12 8RB

You can also watch the game live on LCWFC TV, from 1:40pm head to lcwfc.com/tv.

Head-to-Head

These two sides have met just once in competitive action, on the opening day of the 2018/19 season. Goals from Melissa Johnson and Holly Morgan sealed a 2-0 win for the Foxes. Their first victory at Championship level.

Last Time Out

City

Leicester City exited the SSE Women’s FA Cup last time out following a 2-0 defeat to London Bees at Farley Way Stadium. Goals in either half from Katie Wilkinson and Ruesha Littlejohn secured the victory for the visitors.

Crystal Palace

Dean Davenport’s side also exited the SSE Women’s FA Cup last week against Tottenham Hotspur. The Eagles suffered a 3-0 defeat against the Championship league leaders.

Key Stats

  • Leicester City Women are unbeaten in their opening three league matches for 2019.
  • Crystal Palace Ladies have just two wins in their last ten league matches.
  • The Foxes win on the opening day of the season is the first time these two sides have met.