Continental Tyres Cup: Reading Women 1-1 Everton Ladies (4-3 pens)

Reading striker Kirsty Linnett
Former Birmingham and Notts County forward Kirsty Linnett's goal was her second in 10 games for Reading Women

Reading Women reached the Continental Cup semi-finals for the first time by beating Everton Ladies on penalties.

Reading had the better of the chances inside 90 minutes, with Remi Allen having a shot cleared off the line.

Kirsty Linnett fired in the opener from 25 yards out in the fourth minute of extra time, but Chloe Kelly turned in the equaliser with nine minutes left.

Grace Moloney saved from Kelly and Dan Turner in the shootout before Linnett fired in the winning penalty.

Reading: Moloney, Jane, Scott (Green 74'), Williams (Linnett 71'), Pearce (Fletcher 116), Furness, Allen, Bruton, Chaplen, Potter (Van den Berg 91'), Rowe.

Everton: Levell, Turner, Brougham, Worm, George, Boye-Hlorkah, Brett (Bryson 116), Magill (Green 111'), Kelly, James, Sweetman-Kirk.

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