Emma Hayes’ dominant Chelsea FC Women staff broke a long-standing Premier League record after they scored for a 56th successive Women’s Super League sport.
Late targets from Pernille Harder and Fran Kirby noticed reigning Super League champions Chelsea defeat Leicester City 2-0 on Sunday. It was additionally a landmark for Emma Hayes because it introduced up the coach’s a hundredth win within the Super League.
56 – Chelsea have scored in every of their final 56 @BarclaysFAWSL matches, a competition-record run that began in October 2018. It is now additionally longer than the record run within the Premier League, a 55-game stretch by Arsenal between May 2001 and November 2002. Constant. pic.twitter.com/ztcgO56nUC
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Arsenal’s 19-year-old record is overwhelmed
The victory took Chelsea into second place, but additionally noticed them break a record held by Arsenal’s males’s staff. Between May 2001 and November 2002, Arsène Wenger’s aspect scored in 55 consecutive Premier League video games – that tally has now overtaken by Chelsea girls.
Sam Kerr teed up the second purpose of the sport for Kirby, with the duo having now mixed for 17 targets within the Super League. It is the joint-most of any pair, alongside Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema and Beth Mead. In simply 23 league video games collectively Kirby has assisted Kerr 10 instances and Kerr has assisted Kirby seven instances.