Super Falcons ace Ashleigh Plumptre shines in Leicester City’s shocking win on penalties over Manchester United at Leigh Sports Village, in the FA Women’s Continental League Cup on Sunday.
The centre defender gave a good account of herself over the duration of the game in which she went the distance in helping the Foxes picked a surprising win over the Red Devils women.
Plumptre returned to the team camp with a high confidence following her departure from the Super Falcons training camp in Abuja as her team went on to defeat United.
Sophie Howard headed home a dangerous delivery to give the Foxes the lead on 32 minutes, before Russo restored parity two minutes into the second half of the game.
Natasha Flint made it 2-1 for the Foxes but Zelem hit back immediately to dragged the clash into penalties, before Leicester City went away with a 4-3 win after Demi Lambourne saved two spot kicks.