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Chelsea v Birmingham City Live Commentary, 21/11/2021

FT
5 - 0
CHE
BIR
F. Kirby (4)
S. Kerr (18)
S. Kerr (29)
S. Kerr (44)
F. Kirby (75)
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Commentary

Match ends, Chelsea Women 5, Birmingham City Women 0.
90' + 5' Second Half ends, Chelsea Women 5, Birmingham City Women 0.
90' + 4' Attempt saved. Gemma Lawley (Birmingham City Women) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Christie Murray.
90' + 3' Foul by Drew Spence (Chelsea Women).
90' + 3' Christie Murray (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
90' + 2' Foul by Jessica Carter (Chelsea Women).
90' + 2' Veatriki Sarri (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
90' + 1' Offside, Chelsea Women. Millie Bright tries a through ball, but Melanie Leupolz is caught offside.
90' Attempt missed. Bethany England (Chelsea Women) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Sam Kerr with a headed pass.
89' Attempt missed. Magdalena Eriksson (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left.
88' Attempt missed. Magdalena Eriksson (Chelsea Women) header from very close range is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Erin Cuthbert with a cross following a corner.
87' Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Harriet Scott.
86' Foul by Lauren James (Chelsea Women).
86' Emily Whelan (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
85' Attempt missed. Libby Smith (Birmingham City Women) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a set piece situation.
M. Bright
Yellow Card
Chelsea
84' Millie Bright (Chelsea Women) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
84' Foul by Magdalena Eriksson (Chelsea Women).
84' Emily Whelan (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick on the left wing.
81' Attempt blocked. Bethany England (Chelsea Women) header from the left side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Lauren James with a cross.
B. England
F. Kirby
Chelsea
78' Substitution, Chelsea Women. Bethany England replaces Fran Kirby.
J. Andersson
G. Reiten
Chelsea
78' Substitution, Chelsea Women. Jonna Andersson replaces Guro Reiten.
78' Attempt missed. Lauren James (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Guro Reiten following a corner.
77' Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Rebecca Holloway.
76' Foul by Melanie Leupolz (Chelsea Women).
76' Christie Murray (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
V. Sarri
S. Ewens
Birmingham City
75' Substitution, Birmingham City Women. Veatriki Sarri replaces Sarah Ewens.
E. Whelan
J. Pennock
Birmingham City
75' Substitution, Birmingham City Women. Emily Whelan replaces Jade Pennock.
F. Kirby
S. Kerr
Chelsea
75' Goal! Chelsea Women 5, Birmingham City Women 0. Fran Kirby (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from very close range to the top right corner. Assisted by Sam Kerr with a cross.
73' Guro Reiten (Chelsea Women) wins a free kick on the left wing.
73' Foul by Libby Smith (Birmingham City Women).
72' Offside, Chelsea Women. Lauren James tries a through ball, but Erin Cuthbert is caught offside.
L. James
J. Fleming
Chelsea
67' Substitution, Chelsea Women. Lauren James replaces Jessie Fleming.
66' Offside, Birmingham City Women. Jade Pennock tries a through ball, but Sarah Ewens is caught offside.
65' Attempt missed. Fran Kirby (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Guro Reiten with a cross.
64' Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Gemma Lawley.
G. Lawley
Yellow Card
Birmingham City
63' Gemma Lawley (Birmingham City Women) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
63' Fran Kirby (Chelsea Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
63' Foul by Gemma Lawley (Birmingham City Women).
G. Lawley
C. Sandvej
Birmingham City
62' Substitution, Birmingham City Women. Gemma Lawley replaces Cecilie Sandvej.
61' Drew Spence (Chelsea Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
61' Foul by Lucy Quinn (Birmingham City Women).
60' Attempt saved. Erin Cuthbert (Chelsea Women) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Millie Bright.
59' Attempt blocked. Fran Kirby (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sam Kerr.
56' Foul by Millie Bright (Chelsea Women).
56' Libby Smith (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
55' Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Louise Quinn.
52' Attempt missed. Sam Kerr (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Jessie Fleming with a cross.
49' Corner, Birmingham City Women. Conceded by Millie Bright.
47' Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Louise Quinn.
Second Half begins Chelsea Women 4, Birmingham City Women 0.
L. Whipp
L. Robertson
Birmingham City
45' Substitution, Birmingham City Women. Lucy Whipp replaces Lisa Robertson.
45' + 2' First Half ends, Chelsea Women 4, Birmingham City Women 0.
45' + 1' Offside, Chelsea Women. Melanie Leupolz tries a through ball, but Fran Kirby is caught offside.
S. Kerr
Goal
Chelsea
44' Goal! Chelsea Women 4, Birmingham City Women 0. Sam Kerr (Chelsea Women) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.
44' Attempt saved. Drew Spence (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Fran Kirby with a headed pass.
40' Hand ball by Sarah Ewens (Birmingham City Women).
37' Attempt missed. Fran Kirby (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Sam Kerr with a headed pass.
35' Attempt missed. Jessie Fleming (Chelsea Women) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
35' Attempt saved. Guro Reiten (Chelsea Women) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Erin Cuthbert.
31' Corner, Birmingham City Women. Conceded by Melanie Leupolz.
31' Foul by Fran Kirby (Chelsea Women).
31' Harriet Scott (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
S. Kerr
Goal
Chelsea
29' Goal! Chelsea Women 3, Birmingham City Women 0. Sam Kerr (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.
29' Attempt missed. Sam Kerr (Chelsea Women) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the right. Assisted by Jessie Fleming.
24' Attempt missed. Sam Kerr (Chelsea Women) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
S. Kerr
J. Fleming
Chelsea
18' Goal! Chelsea Women 2, Birmingham City Women 0. Sam Kerr (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jessie Fleming with a through ball.
14' Corner, Birmingham City Women. Conceded by Millie Bright.
13' Foul by Melanie Leupolz (Chelsea Women).
13' Jade Pennock (Birmingham City Women) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
12' Attempt saved. Melanie Leupolz (Chelsea Women) header from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Erin Cuthbert with a cross.
11' Corner, Chelsea Women. Conceded by Marie Hourihan.
11' Attempt saved. Millie Bright (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Magdalena Eriksson.
8' Attempt missed. Sam Kerr (Chelsea Women) header from very close range misses to the right. Assisted by Guro Reiten with a cross.
F. Kirby
Goal
Chelsea
4' Goal! Chelsea Women 1, Birmingham City Women 0. Fran Kirby (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.
1' Attempt saved. Erin Cuthbert (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
1' Attempt saved. Drew Spence (Chelsea Women) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Fran Kirby.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.