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Chelsea 6-0 Leicester City: Blues Move A Point Behind WSL Leaders Man Utd

Chelsea forward Pernille Harder scored twice and provided an assist for the second game runningChelsea thrashed Leicester City to move a point behind Women’s Super League leaders Manchester United with a game in hand.

The Blues were 3-0 up after 32 minutes following goals from Guro Reiten, Erin Cuthbert and Pernille Harder.

Denmark’s Harder added a second just before half-time as Chelsea further exerted their dominance.

Goals from Lauren James and Jelena Cankovic rounded off the success in the second half.

Harder also assisted the opener, crossing into the box for Reiten to send a sliding finish into the bottom corner.

Cuthbert scored her 50th Chelsea goal when she robbed Josie Green of the ball and rounded Leicester goalkeeper Janina Leitzig to tap it into an empty net and make it 2-0.

Line-upsChelsea WomenFormation 4-2-3-1

30Berger

15Périsset7Carter16Eriksson21Charles

8Leupolz22Cuthbert

10James28Cankovic11Reiten

23Harder

30Berger15Périsset7Carter16ErikssonSubstituted forBuchananat 76’minutes21Charles8Leupolz22CuthbertSubstituted forIngleat 66’minutes10JamesSubstituted forRytting Kanerydat 65’minutes28Cankovic11ReitenSubstituted forAbdullinaat 66’minutes23HarderSubstituted forFlemingat 65’minutesBooked at 72minsSubstitutes1Musovic5Ingle13Svitková17Fleming18Mjelde19Rytting Kaneryd20Kerr26Buchanan27AbdullinaLeicester City WomenFormation 4-2-3-1

33Leitzig

4Bott30Mace2Nevin23Purfield

14Green3Tierney

19Siemsen20Goodwin10Whelan

21Cain

33Leitzig4Bott30Mace2Nevin23Purfield14GreenSubstituted forRobinsonat 64’minutes3Tierney19SiemsenSubstituted forO’Brienat 75’minutes20Goodwin10Whelan21CainBooked at 73minsSubstituted forPikeat 75’minutesSubstitutes1Lambourne8Pike16Jones27O’Brien28Levell34Smith40Robinson41ReavillReferee:Rebecca Welch

Attendance:1,308

Live TextMatch ends, Chelsea Women 6, Leicester City Women 0.

Second Half ends, Chelsea Women 6, Leicester City Women 0.

Goal! Chelsea Women 6, Leicester City Women 0. Jelena Cankovic (Chelsea Women) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Niamh Charles.

Foul by Melanie Leupolz (Chelsea Women).

Sam Tierney (Leicester City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jemma Purfield (Leicester City Women) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Shannon O’Brien.

Jelena Cankovic (Chelsea Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Catherine Bott (Leicester City Women).

Attempt saved. Johanna Rytting Kaneryd (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jelena Cankovic.

Attempt missed. Catherine Bott (Leicester City Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Foul by Jelena Cankovic (Chelsea Women).

Shannon O’Brien (Leicester City Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Alsu Abdullina (Chelsea Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Molly Pike (Leicester City Women).

Offside, Leicester City Women. Monique Robinson tries a through ball, but Shannon O’Brien is caught offside.

Offside, Leicester City Women. Courtney Nevin tries a through ball, but Jemma Purfield is caught offside.

Substitution, Chelsea Women. Kadeisha Buchanan replaces Magdalena Eriksson.

Substitution, Leicester City Women. Molly Pike replaces Hannah Cain.

Substitution, Leicester City Women. Shannon O’Brien replaces Remy Siemsen.

Foul by Jess Carter (Chelsea Women).