'Bunny' Shaw said 'it's a wonderful feeling' after scoring hat-trick that put Manchester City into Women's FA Cup semis

By Sports Desk September 30, 2021

Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw scored her first hat-trick for Manchester City on Wednesday to propel the team into the semi-finals of the Women’s FA Cup where they will face Chelsea on October 31.

Shaw scored in the 46th, 62nd and 85th minutes as Manchester City ran out 6-0 winners over Leicester City. Vicky Losada (53rd), Alex Greenwood (71st) and Filippa Angeldhal (87th) were the other scorers in the rout that marked a return to winning ways for the Garth-Taylor coached side.

"It's a wonderful feeling," said Shaw, who was scoring for the first time on her home ground after signing in the summer from Bordeaux. "It's always good to score goals and help the team. I'm here to help the team in any way possible. I'm here to win trophies and you have to win games first and foremost.”

She said she has been working on certain aspects of her game that she believes will help her become even better at what she does best; scoring goals.

"It's one of the things I've been trying to work on: getting in the right positions and timing it right for when the ball comes,” she said. "When you practice and it happens on the pitch, you're happy because it's something you've practised before. I have to give my team credit because they played me some wonderful balls.

"It's a team effort. I'm scoring the goals but if it wasn't for my team, it wouldn't be possible. As long as I'm getting the balls in the right positions to help the team, you can see more.”

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