A game of few chances saw Everton lose out to Reading on a misty afternoon in Widnes.
The game ended goalless after 90 minutes. Kirsty Linnett's cracking strike for Reading in extra time looked like winning it but Chloe Kelly equalised to take it to penalties.
Reading held there nerve to take the shoot out 4-3 and progress at Everton's expense to the semi-final stage.
Everton 1 – 1 Reading a.e.t (0-0 at FT)
Reading win 4-3 on penalties
Everton (0) 1
Reading (0) 1
Everton: Kirstie Levell; Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah, Siri Worm; Georgia Brougham, Gabrielle George; Angharad James, Jodie Brett; Danielle Turner ©, Simone Magill, Chloe Kelly; Courtney Sweetnam-Kirk.
Substitutes: Mollie Green for Magill 102
Reading: Grace Moloney; Rebecca Jane, Harriet Scott, Kirsty Pearce ©, Jo Potter; Rachel Furness; Fara Williams, Rachel Rowe, Remi Allen; Lauren Bruton, Brooke Chaplen.
Substitutes: Kirsty Linnett for Williams 72, Anna Green for Scott 76, Mandy van den Berg for Potter 90, Melissa Fletcher for Pearce 119.
A full match report can be found here.