Liverpool Feds 1 James 43
Leeds United Women 1 Cassidy 63
It was honours even in an entertaining game at Liverpool Feds on Sunday afternoon.
The home side started on top with Farley and Griffiths both going close inside the first 10 minutes. The Feds kept the pressure on with Cole firing wide before forcing debutant Kirsty Johnson into a save.
Leeds went close in the 21st minute when Rebecca Hunt's shot flew into the side netting. Molly Havard followed this up with a neat flick which was saved at the near post.
Cole and Farley tried their luck for the hosts, before James headed in following a free kick two minutes before the break.
Half Time: Liverpool Feds 1 Leeds United Women 0
It was an uneventful start to the second period until Johnson was called upon to tip around Rogers' shot, before Leeds started to get a grip on the game as Malu Postel fired just over from 15 yards.
Molly Havard saw a shot go wide before Leeds found their leveller as Emily Cassidy smashed in a strike from 25 yards. Millie Kenyon then saw her head dip just over as the game ended in a 1-1 draw.
Full Time: Liverpool Feds 1 Leeds United Women 1
Liverpool Feds: Wright, Griffiths, Charlton, James, Pope, Farley, Thompson, Seagraves (Parry 70), Cole, Mortimer, Rogers: Subs not used: Lee, Panayi
Leeds United Women: Johnson, Hamill, Postel, Hannon (c), Hunter, K Hunt (Cawthorn 90), Cassidy, Parkin, R Hunt, Kenyon (Ash 77), Havard (Orr 85),Subs not used: Wattam
Referee: R Buck
Venue: Jericho Lane