Centre-back Millie Bright unleashed a powerful strike which flew into the top corner to put us ahead and substitute Erin Cuthbert sealed the win with a quality stoppage-time finish inside the 18-yard-box.
Our last WSL game finished in an entertaining 3-3 draw, which ended up being our final league match of 2019/20, following the eventual termination of all competitive football due to the global pandemic.
The aforementioned draw back in February proved to be one of the most entertaining games of the WSL era. The Blues fell behind twice, before taking the lead through forward England in the 74th minute, only to be pegged back two minutes later as the match ended level. We edged a 2-1 triumph in last season’s home fixture at Kingsmeadow by fighting back from being a goal behind as England and Maren Mjelde netted two late goals.
The Blues’ next fixture against Aston Villa, which was due to take place on Saturday 17 October, has been postponed following a member of their first-team squad testing positive for COVID-19. The new date of this fixture will be announced in due course.
That now means there will be over three weeks without domestic football for Chelsea due to the international break. Our next match takes place on Wednesday 4 November against Tottenham Hotspur in the Continental Tyres League Cup. The game kicks off at 7pm and will take place at our KT1 home.