Morecambe Ladies Reserves were beaten 3-0 at Burscough at the weekend.
The depleted Morecambe side went to the game with only 11 players but were the better team for large parts of the match.
The first half Morecambe kept their shape very well, pressing high up the pitch and creating plenty of opportunities but they failed to finish their chances with the home keeper making an excellent stop with her toe.
The second half got underway and with in the first two minutes Burscough went 1-0 up from a corner which came off a Morecambe head and into the goal.
Within three minutes Morecambe then found themselves 2-0 down when after some ping pong in the box the ball found its way into the back of the net.
With 10 minutes to go Burscough score a third against the run of play to secure the victory.