Sam Kerr scored a brace as Chelsea women beat Aston Villa 2-0 in the Barclay’s FA Women’s Super League game which saw the Blues move back to the top of the table.
First Half Report Chelsea 1-0 Aston Villa Women
It was almost an evenly balanced first half encounter which saw both teams giving a good account of themselves with the Blues scoring just one goal despite all their opportunities.
Aston Villa had things under control in the early stages of the encounter which they made sure nothing went past them with good defending to take care of all threats coming.
Chelsea soon broke the deadlock when Sam Kerr opened the goal scoring in the 24th minute as she once again was setup by Fran Kirby who was instrumental in making it 1-0 in the match.
The game progressed with more opportunities created by both teams which they couldn’t convert as the encounter entered into the last few minutes with a good display from the two sides.
It finally came to an end in the first half which finished with a 1-0 advantage to the Blues who were the better between the two teams after an amazing 45 minutes of football.
Second Half Report Chelsea 1-0 Aston Villa
It was more of the same in the second half encounter which Emma Hayes side continued with their dominance and ball control that lasted all through the match.
Chelsea doubled their lead in the 57th minute as once again the duo of Fran Kirby and Sam Kerr teamed up together to make it 2-0 with the Australian getting her brace in the match.
Aston Villa had some good opportunities which weren’t capitalized on as the match progressed with them seeing less of the ball while they soaked in more pressure from their opponent.
The match carried on with more attempts on goal from the two side which nothing happened as the defending from both teams were too good to break down as the game entered into the last few minutes.
Nothing to talk about as the referee signaled for full time which saw the Blues claiming a massive 2-0 victory which sees them move back to top of the League table.
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