Chelsea prevails over Manchester United 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

LEIGH. Chelsea overcomes Manchester United 3-1.

Chelsea prevails over Manchester United 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

LEIGH. Chelsea tops Manchester United 3-1. Chelsea got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from S. Kerr (60′) and L. James (64′). Manchester United tried to recover with a goal from A. Russo (71′). Notwithstanding, the match was closed by a goal (90′) scored by E. Cuthbert for Chelsea.

The match was played at the Leigh Sports Village Stadium stadium in Leigh on Sunday and it started at 6:45 pm local time. The referee was Cheryl Foster. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 9.1 degrees Celsius or 48.43 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 92%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 52 Ball Possession 48
Shots
  • 6 Total 14
  • 2 On Target 4
  • 4 Off Target 10
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 78 Attack 89
  • 56 Dangerous attack 72
  • 68 Ball safe​ 73
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 6
Fouls
  • 1 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 2

Ball possession

None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Manchester United was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Chelsea that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Chelsea had a more offensive attitude with 72 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Chelsea won the contest.​

Manchester United shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Chelsea shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

Manchester United received 1 yellow card (K. Zelem). Regarding the opposition, Chelsea didn’t receive any yellow card.

Match Timeline

60'
S. Kerr(goal)S. Ingle
64'
L. James(goal)S. Kerr
L. Staniforth- sub ->H. Blundell
64'
A. Russo(goal)E. Toone
71'
M. Thomas- sub ->N. Parris
78'
R. Williams- sub ->A. Russo
79'
83'
J. Rytting Kaneryd- sub ->G. Reiten
A. Leon- sub ->H. Ladd
87'
K. Zelem- Yellow
90'
90'
E. Cuthbert(goal)
90'
E. Cuthbert(goal)

Standings

Next matches

In the next match in the Women’s Super League, Manchester United will play away against Liverpool W on the 28th of May with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester United (0 draws).

Chelsea will play away agasint Reading W on the 28th of May with a 6-1 head to head stats in favor of Chelsea (2 draws).

Manchester United – Formation

Manchester United W
G
M. Earps 27.England
D
M. Thorisdottir 3.Norway
D
H. Blundell 6.England
64'
D
H. Ladd 12.Wales
87'
M
M. Turner 21.England
M
M. Le Tissier 15.England
M
K. Zelem 10.England
90'
M
A. Russo 23.England
79' Goals71'
F
L. Galton 11.England
F
E. Toone 7.England
F
N. Parris 22.England
78'
Substitutes
G
S. Baggaley 32.England
D
A. Tounkara 20.France
M
G. Clinton 26.England
M
V. Bøe 8.Norway
M
L. Staniforth 37.England
64'
M
J. Moore 4.England
F
R. Williams 28.England
79'
F
M. Thomas 9.USA
78'
F
A. Leon 19.Canada
87'

The manager Marc Skinner decided to play with the following team: Mary Alexandra Earps, Maria Thorisdottir, Millie Turner, Hannah Jayne Blundell, Maya Le Tissier, Leah Galton, Hayley Ladd, Katie Zelem, Ella Toone, Nikita Parris and Alessia Russo.

The home team had on the bench: Grace Clinton, Rachel Williams, Sophie Baggaley, Vilde Bøe Risa, Martha Thomas, Aïssatou Tounkara, Adriana Leon, Lucy Staniforth and Jade Moore.

Substitutions

Manchester United made 4 changes: H. Blundell for L. Staniforth (64′), N. Parris for M. Thomas (78′), A. Russo for R. Williams (79′) and H. Ladd for A. Leon (87′).

Chelsea – Formation

Chelsea W
G
A. Berger 30.Germany
D
M. Ericsson 16.Sweden
D
M. Bright 4.England
D
K. Buchanan 26.Canada
M
S. Ingle 5.Wales
M
L. James 10.England
Goals64'
F
N. Charles 21.England
F
P. Mosegaard-Harder 23.Denmark
F
G. Reiten 11.Norway
83'
F
E. Cuthbert 22.Scotland
Goals90', 90'
F
S. Kerr 20.Australia
Goals60'
Substitutes
G
Z. Musovic 1.Sweden
G
E. Orman 32.England
D
J. Carter 7.England
D
E. Perisset 15.France
D
A. Nouwen 3.Netherlands
M
J. Fleming 17.Canada
M
J. Rytting-Kaneryd 19.Sweden
83'
M
A. Abdullina 27.Russia
F
B. England 9.England

Emma Hayes played with: Ann-Katrin Berger, Magdalena Ericsson, Millie Bright, Kadiesha Buchanan, Niamh Charles, Pernille Mosegaard-Harder, Sophie Ingle, Guro Reiten, Erin Cuthbert, Samantha Kerr and Lauren James.

The following players were sitting on the bench: Jessie Fleming, Johanna Rytting-Kaneryd, Zecira Musovic, Jessica Carter, Emily Orman, Bethany England, Alsu Abdullina, Eve Perisset and Aniek Nouwen.

Substitutions

Chelsea made only 1 change substituting G. Reiten for J. Rytting Kaneryd (83′)​.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Women’s Super League.​