Chelsea women

Chelsea women’s team have won the Super League title for the third consecutive time following their 4-2 in over Manchester United. 

The London club went into the match leading Arsenal by a point and needed a win to defend their crown regardless of results elsewhere.

Arsenal were trailing their London rivals by a point and were praying for a slip-up to be crowned champions.

The match at Kingsmeadow got off to an electric start, with Man United taking a lead through Martha Thomas after just 13 minutes.

Five minutes later, Chelsea pulled level when Erin Cuthbert easily found the back of the net, before Ella Ann Toone restored the visitors’ lead in the 25th minute.

Samm Kerr restored parity a minute after the restart before Guro Roiten shot the Blues ahead with a lovely in the 51st minute.

Kerr then made it 4-2 in the 66th minute with a wonderful volley from the edge of the box, and it proved the all-important goal that took the match away from the visitors.

The win meant Chelsea finished top on 56 points, one ahead of Arsenal in second.


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