OXFORD United had Hannah Short sent off in a 4-0 defeat at Birmingham City in their FA Women’s Super League Continental Tyres Cup clash.

Strikes from Freda Ayisi and Lucy Quinn put the Blues 2-0 up at half-time.

And after Short saw red for a professional foul on 62 minutes, the hosts added further goals from substitutes Hayley Ladd and Charlie Wellings.

Oxford Utd: Skinner, Franklin-Fraiture, Short, Williams, Hillman, Hines, Carlton, Allen, Donovan (Yorston HT), Oliver (Fyfe 75), Chivers (Casley 83). Subs not used: Lambourne, Noble, Baker, Gane.