Leeds United Ladies 4 Doncaster Rovers Belles 3: Belles exit FA Cup after seven-goal thriller

Doncaster Rovers Belles were knocked out of the SSE Women's FA Cup despite a battling display at Leeds United.

Sunday, 2nd December 2018, 7:21 pm
Updated Sunday, 2nd December 2018, 7:25 pm
Izzy Whittle

Amy Higginbotham scored a 94th minute equaliser for Belles to make it 3-3 and take a thrilling game into extra time.

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However, Katie Thompson's 25-yard strike sent the home side '“ who play in the league below Belles '“ through to the third round. 

Zoe Belding had given Doncaster a third minute lead but two goals from Rebecca Hunt, including a penalty, turned the game on its head.

Belles captain Izzy Whittle headed an equaliser after 35 minutes before Hannah Campbell restored the hosts' lead seconds later.