A double from Sam Kerr with further goals from Fran Kirby, Pernille Harder, Drew Spence and Jessie Fleming helped the Blues to an impressive victory on the road at Leigh Sports Village. Fleming’s goal marked her first for the Blues with Harder taking home Player of the Match.
Birmingham City beat Coventry United and Southampton back in May to progress to the final eight. However, they will be hoping to turn their fortunes around with their first win this season, having lost their opening three WSL matches to Spurs, Brighton and Hove Albion and most recently Everton, last weekend.
Chelsea Women vs Birmingham City Women recent head-to-head record
Chelsea’s last encounter with Birmingham was in April – an impressive 6-0 win at Kingsmeadow in the WSL. Earlier in the season in October, we secured a 1-0 win away at Sportnation.bet stadium.
Next up for the Blues
Chelsea’s next test after Birmingham will be against Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday 2 October with an 11.30am (UK) kick-off.