Women's Super League 1
B'ham City Ladies0Chelsea Ladies2

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 Ladies

  • 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 Ladies

  • 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 LadiesAway TeamChelsea Ladies
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home3
Away17
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home1
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away6

Live Text

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

Full Time

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

Corner, Birmingham City Ladies. Conceded by Anita Asante.

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

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

Foul by Lucy Quinn (Birmingham City Ladies).

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

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

Foul by Hayley Ladd (Birmingham City Ladies).

Substitution

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

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.

Substitution

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

Substitution

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

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

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.

Substitution

Substitution, Chelsea Ladies. Maren Mjelde replaces Drew Spence.

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.

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.

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

Foul by Kerys Harrop (Birmingham City Ladies).

Crystal Dunn (Chelsea Ladies) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Sarah Mayling (Birmingham City Ladies).

Hand ball by Paige Williams (Birmingham City Ladies).

Hand ball by Katie Chapman (Chelsea Ladies).

Offside, Birmingham City Ladies. Marisa Ewers tries a through ball, but Ellen White is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Chelsea Ladies. Erin Cuthbert replaces Ramona Bachmann.

Foul by Maria Thorisdottir (Chelsea Ladies).

Ellen White (Birmingham City Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Crystal Dunn (Chelsea Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ellen White (Birmingham City Ladies).

Attempt saved. Ellen White (Birmingham City Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt blocked. Crystal Dunn (Chelsea Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Francesca Kirby.

Attempt missed. Ellen White (Birmingham City Ladies) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Crystal Dunn (Chelsea Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Hayley Ladd (Birmingham City Ladies).

Foul by Ramona Bachmann (Chelsea Ladies).

Hayley Ladd (Birmingham City Ladies) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Francesca Kirby (Chelsea Ladies) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Drew Spence (Chelsea Ladies).

Hayley Ladd (Birmingham City Ladies) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chelsea Ladies97202742323
2Man City Women87102772022
3Liverpool Ladies8503178915
4Arsenal Women84221611514
5Sunderland Ladies9405922-1312
6B'ham City Ladies93151215-310
7Reading Women7232141049
8Bristol City Women9216523-187
9Everton Ladies82061113-26
10Yeovil Town Ladies7007025-250
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