Manchester City It gave Chelsea only their second Women’s Super League defeat of the season and tied them in points with Manchester Unified at the top of the table.
Beautiful finishes from Filippa Angeldahl and Lauren Cannabis A well-deserved 2-0 win for City in the first half and defending champions Chelsea offered little in the way of the goal.
After a big Champions League victory against Lyon in the middle of the week, Emma Hayes’ side is now in third place, one point behind the two Manchester clubs, but they both have a game on their hands.
Bad gap from Chelsea goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger Hemp cleared the way for the opener in the 21st minute as he found Angeldahl making the most of the space provided to him by choosing the top corner for his first WSL goal.
Nine minutes later, it was two o’clock, and Hemp put the finishing touches to the corner with a volley with the outside of his left foot, this time when Chelsea failed to clear a cross.
Chelsea tried to apply pressure after the timeout, but failed to create a real chance until the downtime, when Melanie Leupolz volleyed over and their miserable days combined with injury. Erin CuthbertHe limped off the field in tears.