Sam Kerr scored twice as defending champions Chelsea returned to successful methods with a complete 4-0 Women’s Super League victory at dwelling to Everton.After a 3-2 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates final weekend, the Blues noticed off the Toffees with Fran Kirby and Bethany England scoring both facet of Kerr’s double.
England striker Kirby broke the impasse after 25 minutes with an outstanding strike as she collected the ball simply contained in the 18-yard field and picked out the far nook of the online fantastically for her first aim of the season.
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Everton Women supervisor Willie Kirk says his facet ‘want to begin selecting up factors in a short time’ after dropping their first two video games of the brand new WSL season
Kerr doubled the hosts’ lead two minutes into the second half as she took benefit of a defensive mistake by Everton earlier than finishing her double with a header from shut vary after 74 minutes.Substitute England scored Chelsea’s closing aim with 11 minutes remaining together with her first contact of the ball as she pounced on Erin Cuthbert’s rebound.
Next up for the Blues is a visit to tackle Manchester United on Sunday, September 26 following subsequent week’s worldwide break.
Beth Mead scored Arsenal’s second aim of their 4-0 thumping of Reading
Newcomers Leicester City misplaced 3-1 to Manchester United of their first FA Women’s Super League dwelling recreation.
Leicester, who misplaced 2-1 to Aston Villa of their first recreation within the prime flight, went behind to strikes from Ella Toone and Maria Thorisdottir earlier than former Red Devil Abbie McManus decreased the deficit, however a aim from Martha Thomas sealed the three-1 win for United.Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema continued her stellar scoring kind, netting twice as her facet thumped Reading 4-0 at dwelling, and there have been additionally objectives galore at Birmingham City as the house workforce have been hammered 5-0 by Brighton & Hove Albion.Tottenham Hotspur will play Manchester City afterward Sunday. Brighton prime the early desk on six factors, forward of Arsenal and Manchester United on aim distinction, whereas Everton are backside after consecutive 4-0 defeats.