Saturday, May 18, 2024

Chelsea Ladies 3 – 0 Aston Villa Ladies

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Chelsea put a tough few weeks behind them to leapfrog Man Metropolis on the high of the WSL after a 3-0 win over Aston Villa on Wednesday evening.

On March 31, the Blues misplaced to Arsenal within the Conti Cup last and, on Sunday, had been knocked out of the FA Cup semi-finals by Manchester United, too.

They had been handed an enormous early benefit as they regarded to proceed their quest for a fifth straight league title, when Villa goalkeeper Anna Leat was proven a straight pink card for dealing with the ball exterior the field.

Aggie Beever-Jones then put Emma Hayes’ facet in entrance and Maika Hamano doubled the lead earlier than the break, with Kadeisha Buchanan including the gloss simply after the hour.

Chelsea’s fourth straight WSL win sees them return high, degree on factors with Metropolis, however with a superior aim distinction. Aston Villa keep seventh.

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Early pink card for Aston Villa goalkeeper Anna Leat for dealing with the ball out of the realm!

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Beaver-Jones will get the opener for Chelsea in opposition to Aston Villa in WSL.

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Hamano doubles Chelsea lead over Aston Villa in WSL.

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Buchanan’s looping header from a Macario nook makes it three for Chelsea in opposition to Aston Villa.

What’s subsequent?

Chelsea head to Barcelona for the primary leg of their Champions League semi-final on Saturday April 20. Kick-off 12.30pm. The second leg takes place at Stamford Bridge on Saturday April 27 at 5.30pm.

Chelsea’s Ladies’s Tremendous League title bid continues at Liverpool on Wednesday Might 1, reside on Sky Sports activities. Kick-off 7pm.

Aston Villa host West Ham of their subsequent WSL fixture on Sunday April 28. Kick-off 2pm.

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