Fran Kirby’s away goal proves vital as Chelsea survive late Bayern scare


• Bayern Munich 2-1 Chelsea (agg 2-2, Chelsea progress on away goals)
Davison OG 76, Vonkova 83; Kirby 60

Chelsea survived a late scare against Bayern Munich to progress to the last-16 of the Champions League on away goals.

Emma Hayes’s side soaked up intense Bayern pressure in the early stages, forcing the manager to urge her side to press higher up the pitch. Bayern were hoping to break through a Chelsea defence which had not conceded a goal this season before this match. However their push forward left space for the visitors to counterattack and a superb first-half save from Magdalena Eriksson’s long-distance strike showed the tie wasn’t as one-sided as it sometimes appeared.

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Source: Football News
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