Holders Manchester City reached the 2019-20 Women’s FA Cup final with an impressive display against Arsenal.

Gareth Taylor’s side will meet Everton at Wembley in 1 November’s showpiece, live on BBC One, after the Toffees beat Birmingham City 3-0 on Wednesday.

Steph Houghton’s curling free-kick opened the scoring before Jordan Nobbs levelled with a fine long-range strike.

But United States midfielder Sam Mewis quickly restored City’s lead and they remained on top in the second half.

World Cup-winner Mewis’ first goal in English football sent City through to the club’s third Women’s FA Cup final, all of which have come since 2017.

Record 14-time winners Arsenal had been bidding to reach their 17th final but were not able to reproduce the form they had shown in September, when they scored 19 times in three games in all competitions.

More to follow.

Line-ups

Man City Women

  • 26Roebuck
  • 20Bronze
  • 6Houghton
  • 4BonnerBooked at 29mins
  • 3Stokes
  • 22Mewis
  • 24Walsh
  • 19Weir
  • 9KellySubstituted forParkat 80′minutes
  • 18WhiteSubstituted forLavelleat 65′minutes
  • 10Stanway

Substitutes

  • 1Bardsley
  • 7Coombs
  • 8Scott
  • 11Beckie
  • 14Morgan
  • 16Park
  • 21Lavelle
  • 27Greenwood
  • 34Benameur

Arsenal Women

  • 1Zinsberger
  • 16Maritz
  • 6Williamson
  • 22Schnaderbeck
  • 15McCabeBooked at 45mins
  • 10LittleSubstituted forWältiat 50′minutes
  • 7van de Donk
  • 8Nobbs
  • 9Mead
  • 11Miedema
  • 19Foord

Substitutes

  • 3Wubben-Moy
  • 5Beattie
  • 13Wälti
  • 20Maier
  • 21Gut
  • 24Stenson
  • 30Mace

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