Chelsea won their third Women’s FA Cup title with a 1-0 win over Manchester United in front of a record crowd at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, with the Australian forward Sam KerrThe strike difference was again evident.
Kerr, who scored the winner in last season’s final, was substituted. Pernille HarderHer brilliant cross in the 68th minute to decide a tight game in front of 77,390 fans – a world record attendance for a women’s domestic match.
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“We didn’t have a great game today, but it’s a sign of a great team that we pushed through,” Kerr said.
United dominated possession and created several chances in the first half, but Chelsea struggled to match the Women’s Super League (WSL) leaders.
Leah Galton In the first minute, she made the goal offside, and both goalkeepers Anne Catherine Berger And Mary EarpsHe made a great tackle as the teams went into the break.
United’s chances after the restart saw Chelsea quickly grow into the game and break the deadlock through Kerr. The goal took the wind out of United’s sails and Chelsea were able to dominate them by lifting the trophy for the fifth time.
The teams moved their competition to the WSL, and the winner, Chelsea, is second in the table with 49 points from 19 games, one point behind United, who have played one game.