Arsenal beat Aston Villa to reach Continental Cup semifinals

Arsenal booked the last spot in the Conti Cup semifinals with a 3-0 win over Aston Villa at Meadow Park on Thursday.

Frida Maanum netted a brace with a pair of goals either side of half-time to stake the five-times FA Women's League Cup winners to a 2-0 lead, while Caitlin Foord scored on the hour mark to put Arsenal three up and the result in the bag.

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Jonas Eidevall's side will face defending champions Manchester City in the semis, while Chelsea play West Ham on the other side of the draw.

The semifinal games will be played on Feb. 8 with a spot in the March 5 final on the line.