Brighton & Hove Albion and Birmingham City go into battle once again on Sunday afternoon as the two sides finally get the opportunity to contest their quarter-final tie in the 2019/2020 Vitality Women’s FA Cup.
The pair were set to contest the tie back in March but the match was suspended due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Ahead of Sunday’s meeting at The People’s Pension Stadium, FA Women’s Super League Full-Time have been looking back at some of the previous meetings between the two sides.
20 February 2019 – Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Birmingham City 1
Brighton & Hove Albion recorded just their third victory of the season in the FA Women’s Super League by defeating Birmingham City 2-1 in Crawley.
Ellen White put the visitors ahead on 26 minutes when her shot squirmed beyond Albion keeper Sophie Harris but Kayleigh Green soon headed Hope Powell’s side level.
Ellie Brazil headed home the winner 18 minutes from time as Albion all-but-ended their relegation worries.
17 November 2019 – Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Birmingham City 0
Brighton & Hove Albion celebrated the inaugural Women’s Football Weekend in style with a 3-0 demolition of Birmingham City.
Kayleigh Green’s penalty opened the scoring in the 15th minute after Ellie Brazil was fouled in the box before French midfielder Lea Le Garrec thumped home Albion’s second goal from distance just before the break.
The visitors failed to register a shot on target all afternoon and their miserable performance was capped-off when Green fired home a third goal following a corner kick in the second half.
6 September 2020 – Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Birmingham City 0
Brighton & Hove Albion inflicted an opening day defeat upon new Birmingham City boss Carla Ward with a 2-0 victory over The Blues at The People’s Pension Stadium.
Albion debutant Inessa Kaagman struck the bar twice in the first half before they The Seagulls finally made the breakthrough just before the hour when Megan Connolly’s effort looped over Hannah Hampton into the net.
Dutch midfielder Kaagman had been impressive throughout and she got her name on the scoresheet, netting Albion’s second goal from close range.
The latest meeting takes place at The People’s Pension Stadium on Sunday and will kick-off at 2pm.