Five different players scored in Chelsea F.C.’s dominant 6-1 win over Manchester United on Sunday. They were led by Sam Kerr, who had a brace and an assist in the win.
Kerr assisted Fran Kirby for the team’s first goal of the game, a favor that Kirby returned in the 41st minute as Kerr scored her first and the team’s third.
Fran Kirby 🤝 Sam Kerr The deadly duo is back! #WatchWithAta #BarclaysFAWSL pic.twitter.com/LVQFteuN5c— ata football (@atafball) September 26, 2021
Fran Kirby 🤝 Sam Kerr The deadly duo is back! #WatchWithAta #BarclaysFAWSL pic.twitter.com/LVQFteuN5c
Kerr scored again in the 51st minute to make it 4-1. Pernille Harder, Drew Spence and Jessie Fleming would all score as well to add to the tally.
However, Chelsea coach Emma Hayes said after that she was somewhat unhappy with the team’s performance.
“I didn’t think we were very good to be honest with you. I thought we were poor in the first half by our standards and we were 3-0 up. I expect another level. I think we’re a better team than we’ve ever been. I think we’re miles better than we were last year,” she said after the game.
Following the game, Kerr thanked the Chelsea fans that traveled for the game.
Travelling Chelsea fans were unreal today 👏🏽💙— Sam Kerr (@samkerr1) September 26, 2021
Travelling Chelsea fans were unreal today 👏🏽💙
With the win, Chelsea sit atop Group B standings for the FAWSL Cup, so far having gone undefeated in group play.
They next play Birmingham City in the quarterfinal of the FA Women’s Cup on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 2:45 p.m. ET.