Hull City Reserves 5 - 3 Bradford City Reserves
FAWN Reserve League Cup
After positive performance last week at Middlesbrough, Bradford couldn't replicate it against Hull. They lost 5-3 in the first game of the reserve cup(Group Stage) with goals coming from Amelia White, Paris Durrant and Monika Stube .
Bradford got off to a shakey start and struggled to get going in the early stages of the first half . This would comeback and haunt them in the 14th minute, when Hull took the lead with a shot from distance which sneaked passed Ella Jacobs in the City goal.
The away side rallied and levelled in the 40th minute, with a well worked goal from Amelia White. Monika Stube's left wing cross was tapped home by White from close range.
Just before half time,Hull scored a close range effort from a corner which wasn't dealt with by Bradford when attempting to defend the corner.
Half Time - Hull City Reserves 2 - 1 Bradford City Reserves
Within five minutes of the restart Bradford were 3-1 down. When a coolly taken shot was slotted in past the stranded Jacob's in the City goal.
Paris Durrant entrance gave Bradford a lift after a crashing effort in the 75th minute following a one- two with Chloe Webster which found the back of the Hull net. 3-2.
Unfortunately for City Hull responded straight away with their fourth goal. A mix up at the back gifted their centre forward a one on one and slotted in past Jacob's
With Bradford chasing the game, they lost the ball in their own half and Hull capped off City's disappointment by tapping home their fifth from close range.
Bradford kept going to the end despite being 5-2 down and were rewarded with a stunning solo goal by birthday girl Monika Stube in the 90th minute.
A disappointing result but this young reserve side will take many positives from this game and their rewards will come.
Full Time - Hull City Reserves 5 - 3 Bradford City Reserves