Chelsea vs. Bayern Munich – Football Match Report – Might 2, 2021

Chelsea vs. Bayern Munich – Football Match Report – Might 2, 2021

Fran Kirby celebrates her aim that helped Chelsea attain the Girls’s Champions League last. Chris Lee – Chelsea FC/Chelsea FC through Getty Photos

Pernille More durable’s sensible glancing header and a late Fran Kirby aim gave Chelsea a 4-1 win and a 5-Three mixture victory over Bayern Munich of their Girls’s Champions League semifinal on Sunday.

Coming into the sport 2-1 down from the primary leg, Kirby put Chelsea in entrance early, breaking from midfield and laying the ball off to Sam Kerr earlier than clipping the return go into the web within the 11th minute.

Sarah Zadrazil put Bayern again within the driving seat within the 29th minute with a world-class strike, choosing up a clearance in a central place effectively outdoors the field after which smashing the ball in off the underside of the crossbar.

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Ji So-Yun wrestled again management for the Londoners two minutes earlier than the break, thumping residence the rebound off the wall from her personal free kick to arrange a pulsating second half.

More durable’s header within the 84th minute seemed to have sealed the deal however Chelsea nonetheless needed to survive a late onslaught, with keeper Ann-Katrin Berger making an excellent save and captain Magdalena Eriksson clearing the ball off the road.

With Bayern throwing every little thing ahead for a stoppage-time nook, Chelsea cleared the ball and Erin Cuthbert performed in Kirby, who broke free from the midway line to fit the ball into an empty internet to safe the victory.

Within the day’s different semifinal Barcelona beat PSG 2-1 to safe a 3-2 mixture win, that means the Girls’s Champions League may have a first-time winner when the ultimate is set in Gothenburg on Might 16.

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