Chelsea Women 3-1 West Ham Women: The Blues come from behind to seal victory at home

Chelsea Women 3-1 West Ham Women: Fran Kirby, Sam Kerr and Millie Bright get on the scoresheet as the Blues come from behind to record their second consecutive Super League win

  • West Ham took the lead thanks to an early goal from Dangy Brynjarsdottir
  • Chelsea hit back through midfielder Fran Kirby shortly before halftime.
  • They then took control after the break, with Sam Kerr and Millie Bright scoring
  • Lauren James missed a late penalty but Chelsea still cruised to victory

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Chelsea posted back-to-back league wins when they came from behind to beat West Ham 3-1 on Wednesday.

West Ham took a stunning third-minute lead through Dagny Brynjarsdottir, but Fran Kirby celebrated her comeback from England by equalizing Chelsea five minutes before halftime.

Emma Hayes’s side showed their class in the second half when Sam Kerr put them ahead in the 58th minute, and Millie Bright gave the defending champions additional breathing space by finding the net four minutes later. The Blues had a golden opportunity to add a fourth goal, but Lauren James had a late penalty saved by Mackenzie Arnold.

More to follow…

Sam Kerr (L) celebrates scoring Chelsea's second goal that put the Blues ahead in the game

Sam Kerr (L) celebrates scoring Chelsea’s second goal that put the Blues ahead in the game

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