Leaders Chelsea registered their sixteenth victory of the season within the Ladies’s Tremendous League on Sunday with a powerful 6-0 win over Birmingham Metropolis.
After a decent first 20 minutes or so, Emma Hayes’ aspect broke the impasse by way of Sam Kerr when she netted from a decent angle. The Australian went on to attain a first-half hat-trick, condemning Birmingham to their eleventh defeat in 18 league fixtures this season.
Kerr’s second got here simply earlier than the break when she was the quickest to react after Pernille More durable’s header got here crashing again off of the crossbar. The striker demonstrated her aerial prowess as soon as once more deep into first-half stoppage time when she popped up on the far submit to show in Erin Cuthbert’s free-kick.
Fran Kirby scored twice within the second interval whereas Guro Reiten additionally obtained in on the act.
The Blues keep their two-point lead on the high of the WSL with Manchester Metropolis having additionally received convincingly at Tottenham over the weekend. The pair are attributable to meet on 25 April in what might show to be the title decider, however Chelsea proceed to combat on a number of fronts.
The west Londoners, having already received the League Cup this season, stay within the Champions League and the FA Cup which means a historic quadruple may be very a lot nonetheless on.
Chelsea thumped Wolfsburg in midweek to progress to the semi-finals of Europe’s premier membership competitors for the third time of their previous three makes an attempt.
In stark distinction, this newest Birmingham defeat means they’ve now gone ten video games with no league win and face the prospect of being dragged into the relegation battle.