Glasgow City thrash Spartans 5-0 to retain Scottish Cup
Glasgow City thrashed Spartans 5-0 to retain the Scottish Cup and complete a third domestic treble in a row.
City had started the week by reaching the Women's Champions League quarter-finals for the first time.
And doubles from Fiona Brown and Jo Love, plus a Denise O'Sullivan strike, ensured another trophy.
City head coach Eddie Wolecki Black said: "We have now gone three full years in the Scottish Cup without losing a single goal."
Striker Brown gave Glasgow the lead after 26 minutes against the side sitting fourth in the Scottish Women's Premier League with a curling strike from just inside the box.
|Glasgow City head coach Eddie Wolecki Black|
|"There is no doubt it was a motivated team today and I felt the adrenaline of Wednesday night gave us an extra push."|
Right on half-time, O'Sullivan fired past Spartans goalkeeper Rachel Harrison after being set up by Abbi Grant.
After the break, Brown extended the lead after Harrison could only parry a Susan Fairlie strike.
Love, who scored an excellent goal from distance in midweek against Zurich in the Champions League, buried a shot past Harrison from the edge of the box.
The Scotland midfielder was on target again in the closing minutes as she sent a lob over Harrison.
"There is no doubt it was a motivated team today and I felt the adrenaline of Wednesday night gave us an extra push," added Wolecki Black, describing it as "a quite magnificent season".
"We looked sharp, pressed the ball really well and I thought we were always a threat."