Chelsea maintained their 100 per cent begin to their Girls’s Champions League marketing campaign by beating Actual Madrid 2-0 at Kingsmeadow.
Sophie Ingle and Erin Cuthbert scored second-half targets because the Blues made it three straight wins in Group A to remain high, 5 factors away from second-placed Paris St Germain.
Emma Hayes’ facet returned to the highest of the Girls’s Tremendous League after Saturday’s 3-0 residence win towards Tottenham and had been deserved winners towards Actual, who had solely misplaced as soon as this season in all competitions.
Fran Kirby went closest to opening the scoring in an uneventful first half, however her early effort curled broad of the goal.
The Spaniards, whose solitary earlier defeat was to Barcelona of their home league, grew steadily into the sport within the second half.
However any residence nerves had been eased within the 67th minute when Ingle headed residence Millie Vivid’s flick-on from a nook.
Cuthbert doubled the Londoners’ lead 12 minutes later as her swerving cross-shot deceived Actual goalkeeper Misa Rodriguez.
Niamh Charles twice went near including a 3rd purpose for Chelsea within the closing phases, whereas Actual’s greatest effort got here by Esther Gonzalez, whose goalbound shot early within the second interval was blocked.
It was a successful return to Kingsmeadow for supervisor Emma Hayes, who was again within the dugout at Stamford Bridge on Saturday after recovering from her emergency hysterectomy final month.