Leicester City Women Football Club

Preview: LCWFC vs Manchester United

The Foxes host Casey Stoney’s Manchester United Women this evening at Farley Way Stadium

  • Manchester United currently sit fourth, eight points ahead of Jonathan Morgan’s side.
  • Leicester City Women have picked up six points from their three home league matches in 2019.
  • Casey Stoney’s side haven’t played a league match since a 9-0 win over London Bees on Sunday 6 January.

Leicester City Women welcome Casey Stoney and her Manchester United side to Farley Way Stadium tonight for a crucial FA Women’s Championship tie.

United arrive at Farley Way Stadium eight points clear of the Foxes, with Jonathan Morgan’s side needing vital points to climb back up the table following defeat to Crystal Palace on Sunday.

When, Where and Tickets

The FA Women’s Championship clash against Manchester United Women takes place at Farley Way Stadium this evening with kick off at 7:45pm. 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 7:30pm head to lcwfc.com/tv.

Head-to-Head

This will be the first meeting between the two sides following Manchester United’s formation in 2018. The two sides meet again in March at Leigh Sports Village.

Last Time Out

City
Leicester City suffered a 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace Ladies on Sunday. having fallen 2-0 behind early in the second half, Jonathan Morgan’s side pulled it back to 2-2 with 15 minutes to play before conceding a late Palace winner.

United
Casey Stoney’s side suffered a narrow 2-1 defeat to WSL side Arsenal in the Semi Final of the Continental Tyres League Cup last week following a goal in either half from Vivianne Miedema. A Mollie Green goal seven minutes from time set up a close finish for both sides.

Key Stats

  • Leicester City can climb to fifth with a victory over Casey Stoney’s side.
  • Manchester United have three games in hand over League leaders Tottenham Hotspur.
  • Manchester United have three players in the top five scorers of the Championship.