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Birmingham City Ladies 0-2 Chelsea Ladies

Ji So Yun uses her arm to hold off a challenge
Ji So Yun has scored five goals in 14 appearances for Chelsea in all competitions this season

Chelsea Ladies moved top of the Women's Super League table with a comfortable victory at Birmingham City.

Fran Kirby gave the visitors an early lead when she latched onto a loose ball to slot past Ann-Katrin Berger.

Ellen White fired narrowly wide for Blues after the break, but Chelsea continued to create the better chances.

Ji So Yun fired in from the edge of the box to double the visitors' advantage, and Birmingham were unable to create any clear-cut chances late on.

Line-ups

B'ham City Women

Formation 4-4-2

  • 30Berger
  • 4Carter
  • 3SargeantSubstituted forWilliamsat 45'minutes
  • 25Mannion
  • 6Harrop
  • 15WellingsSubstituted forQuinnat 77'minutes
  • 26Ladd
  • 8MaylingSubstituted forStringerat 81'minutes
  • 13Ewers
  • 9White
  • 14Follis

Substitutes

  • 2Williams
  • 7Ayisi
  • 12Stringer
  • 19Westwood
  • 20Cusack
  • 27Quinn
  • 29Hampton

Chelsea Women

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Lindahl
  • 4Bright
  • 6Asante
  • 2Thorisdottir
  • 3Blundell
  • 17Chapman
  • 10JiSubstituted forCarneyat 76'minutes
  • 24SpenceSubstituted forMjeldeat 72'minutes
  • 19Dunn
  • 14Kirby
  • 23BachmannSubstituted forCuthbertat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Davison
  • 8Carney
  • 18Mjelde
  • 20Andersson
  • 22Cuthbert
  • 28Telford
Referee:
Amy Fearn
Attendance:
669

Match Stats

Home TeamB'ham City WomenAway TeamChelsea Women
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home3
Away17
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home1
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Birmingham City Ladies 0, Chelsea Ladies 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Birmingham City Ladies 0, Chelsea Ladies 2.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Birmingham City Ladies. Conceded by Anita Asante.

  4. Post update

    Offside, Chelsea Ladies. Karen Carney tries a through ball, but Erin Cuthbert is caught offside.

  5. Post update

    Hannah Blundell (Chelsea Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Lucy Quinn (Birmingham City Ladies).

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Maren Mjelde (Chelsea Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Francesca Kirby.

  8. Post update

    Maren Mjelde (Chelsea Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Hayley Ladd (Birmingham City Ladies).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Birmingham City Ladies. Abbey-Leigh Stringer replaces Sarah Mayling.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Erin Cuthbert (Chelsea Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Millie Bright with a through ball.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Birmingham City Ladies. Lucy Quinn replaces Charlie Wellings.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Chelsea Ladies. Karen Carney replaces Ji So-Yun.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Chelsea Ladies. Conceded by Ann-Katrin Berger.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Erin Cuthbert (Chelsea Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Crystal Dunn with a through ball.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Chelsea Ladies. Maren Mjelde replaces Drew Spence.

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Birmingham City Ladies 0, Chelsea Ladies 2. Ji So-Yun (Chelsea Ladies) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Crystal Dunn.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ji So-Yun (Chelsea Ladies) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

  19. Post update

    Erin Cuthbert (Chelsea Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Kerys Harrop (Birmingham City Ladies).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chelsea Women97202742323
2Man City Women87102772022
3Liverpool Women8503178915
4Arsenal Women84221611514
5Sunderland Ladies9405922-1312
6B'ham City Women93151215-310
7Reading Women7232141049
8Bristol City Women9216523-187
9Everton Women82061113-26
10Yeovil United7007025-250
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