Manchester City came out on top in the headline tie in the Women's FA Cup fourth round on Saturday, as Ellen White's potency proved decisive in a 3-2 win over Manchester United.
White grabbed a brace to give City a 2-0 lead, but substitute Lauren James inspired a United fightback with a fine strike. Jill Scott restored City's two goal advantage, before Lauren Hemp headed into her own net in injury time.
Fourth tier Ipswich Town produced the biggest shock of the round, as they beat Huddersfield Town of the division above 4-1 thanks to a first half hat-trick from 16-year-old Maddie Biggs and a Natasha Thomas strike.
Lucy Sowerby pulled one back for the hosts, who piled on the pressure in the second half. But Ipswich held on to reach the fifth round for the first time in the club's history, becoming the first team from the fourth tier to make the FA Cup last 16 in the history of the women's competition.
FULL-TIME | Huddersfield Town 1-4 Ipswich Town— Ipswich Town FC Women (@ITFCWomen) January 26, 2020
Despite a second-half barrage, Town hold on to book their place in the last sixteen of @TheWomensFACup
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Fellow fourth tier side Billericay Town came closest to pulling off the round's only other giant killing, after they took Championship side Lewes all the way to penalties following a 1-1 draw.
Lewes had opened the scoring through Paula Howells, but the second tier side were pegged back by a Theresa Addison goal. Lewes advanced 5-4 in the shootout.
WSL side Brighton edged through at Championship leaders Aston Villa. A
The WSL's bottom club Bristol City also narrowly avoided an upset, beating Championship side Durham 1-0 thanks to an extra time goal from 17-year-old Katie Robinson.
Don't forget that you can watch the #WomensFACup fifth round draw 핝핚핧핖— The Women's FA Cup (@TheWomensFACup) January 26, 2020
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