Manchester City progress because the best-ranked runner-up on the finish of the group stageManchester City will host Bristol City within the Women’s Continental League Cup quarter-finals after beating Leicester convincingly of their remaining group recreation.Gareth Taylor’s facet wanted victory in opposition to the Foxes to safe second spot in Group B and a last-eight spot.Goals from Ellen White, Georgia Stanway and Vicky Losada and two from Lauren Hemp noticed them cruise to victory.Steph Houghton, the guests’ captain, made her first begin since September after recovering from an ankle damage.The England defender went shut to marking her return with a aim, however noticed a first-half free-kick come off the submit in opposition to a much-changed Foxes facet that included 5 debutants.Seventeen-year-old goalkeeper Khaiar Keating additionally made her debut for Taylor’s facet, in a recreation that was initially postponed in December due to Covid circumstances.City progress to face final season’s overwhelmed finalists Bristol City, who went on to be relegated to the Championship after dropping that remaining 6-0 in opposition to Chelsea.All 4 quarter-final ties will probably be performed on Wednesday, 19 January, with WSL leaders Arsenal internet hosting Manchester United and holders Chelsea travelling to West Ham, whereas Championship leaders Liverpool tackle top-flight facet Tottenham.The remaining of the competitors will happen at Wimbledon’s Cherry Red Records Stadium on 5 March.

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