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Women's Super League: Chelsea 6-1 Bristol City

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Chelsea came from behind to outclass Bristol City in a 6-1 victory in the Women's Super League, marking Emma Hayes' 200th game in charge of the Blues in style.

A glimmer of hope from Tanya Oxtoby's side came in the 15th minute, with Ebony Salmon capitalising on a loose ball to open the scoring.

An equaliser from Beth England in the 28th minute put Chelsea level with the Vixens. The England international beat Sophie Baggaley to the ball, heading into the back of the net.

The Blues continued to attack, netting a flurry of goals in the closing stages of the first half.

Defender Hannah Blundell worked well, scoring from a close range in the 40th minute, and a scramble in the penalty box saw Jess Carter score her first goal for the Blues, shooting into the bottom right corner in the 45th minute.

Shortly after, Ji So-yun fired home from outside the box, two minutes into added time.

Chelsea increased their lead in the second half against a struggling Bristol City side, Ji grabbing her second in the 49th minute and England the same in the 82nd with a close-range header.

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Line-ups

Chelsea Women

  • 30Berger
  • 3Blundell
  • 4BrightBooked at 74mins
  • 7CarterBooked at 90mins
  • 25Andersson
  • 24SpenceSubstituted forKerrat 45'minutes
  • 5Ingle
  • 22CuthbertSubstituted forBachmannat 68'minutes
  • 10JiSubstituted forNapierat 77'minutes
  • 11Reiten
  • 9England

Substitutes

  • 17Engman
  • 20Kerr
  • 21Cooper
  • 23Bachmann
  • 27Napier

Bristol City Women

  • 1Baggaley
  • 4Matthews
  • 2DykesSubstituted forRobinsonat 45'minutes
  • 3Evans
  • 16Sargeant
  • 10Daniels
  • 5Brown
  • 25Chance
  • 7PattinsonBooked at 70mins
  • 23Hughes
  • 9Salmon

Substitutes

  • 6van der Linden
  • 11Wellings
  • 13Cummings
  • 18Collis
  • 19Robinson
  • 22Sanford
  • 32Jones
Referee:
Emily Heaslip
Attendance:
2,866

Match Stats

Home TeamChelsea WomenAway TeamBristol City Women
Possession
Home75%
Away25%
Shots
Home28
Away6
Shots on Target
Home14
Away4
Corners
Home11
Away0
Fouls
Home9
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Chelsea Women 6, Bristol City Women 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Chelsea Women 6, Bristol City Women 1.

Booking

Jessica Carter (Chelsea Women) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jessica Carter (Chelsea Women).

Yana Daniels (Bristol City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Beth England (Chelsea Women) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Hand ball by Jamie-Lee Napier (Chelsea Women).

Foul by Sophie Ingle (Chelsea Women).

Yana Daniels (Bristol City Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Hannah Blundell (Chelsea Women).

Gemma Evans (Bristol City Women) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Chelsea Women 6, Bristol City Women 1. Beth England (Chelsea Women) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jonna Andersson.

Foul by Jamie-Lee Napier (Chelsea Women).

Ebony Salmon (Bristol City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Jasmine Matthews.

Substitution

Substitution, Chelsea Women. Jamie-Lee Napier replaces Ji So-Yun.

Attempt blocked. Ramona Bachmann (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Booking

Millie Bright (Chelsea Women) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Millie Bright (Chelsea Women).

Yana Daniels (Bristol City Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Beth England (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Beth England (Chelsea Women) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Booking

Poppy Pattinson (Bristol City Women) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Hannah Blundell (Chelsea Women) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Poppy Pattinson (Bristol City Women).

Substitution

Substitution, Chelsea Women. Ramona Bachmann replaces Erin Cuthbert.

Attempt blocked. Sam Kerr (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Hand ball by Katie Robinson (Bristol City Women).

Attempt saved. Ebony Salmon (Bristol City Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Guro Reiten (Chelsea Women) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Millie Bright (Chelsea Women) header from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Elise Hughes.

Attempt saved. Beth England (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Sophie Ingle (Chelsea Women).

Poppy Pattinson (Bristol City Women) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Jasmine Matthews.

Hannah Blundell (Chelsea Women) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Jasmine Matthews.

Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Sophie Baggaley.

Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Sophie Baggaley.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arsenal Women1211013553033
2Man City Women1210023152630
3Chelsea Women119203072329
4Reading Women115241720-317
5Tottenham Women125161219-716
6Man Utd Women10505168815
7Everton Women105051414015
8West Ham Women103161321-810
9Brighton Women12237826-189
10B'ham City Women10217518-137
11Bristol City Women11137836-286
12Liverpool Women11038313-103
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