FRAN KIRBY and Sam Kerr mixed to lethal impact to assist Chelsea bounce again from their season-opening loss in model.
A Kirby marvel strike and a Kerr bullet header have been among the many targets that sealed an emphatic 4-0 victory towards Everton
Fran Kirby and Sam Kerr have been each on the right track for the WSL champsCredit score: Getty
Beth England bought within the scoring to internet Chelsea’s fourth purpose as they trounced EvertonCredit score: Getty
And super-sub Beth England bought in on the act with the champions’ last purpose consigning the Toffees to a second successive 4-0 defeat
The victory performed at the Blues’ residence floor in entrance of two,379 chanting followers, capped off day on the workplace for Hayes.
The Kingsmeadow boss was celebrating her 250th sport in cost together with her staff set to search out out who they may play within the group stage of the Women’s Champions League.
After the sport, Hayes stated: “For the quantity of photographs we had it should not have been 4-0 and we have to be extra medical, however I’m happier concerning the clear sheet.
“I believe we labored on issues to enhance our form from final week to now. We’re simply getting going however it’s three factors and we’re actually joyful about it.
“And I am so delighted for Beth England to come back within the sport and get her first purpose (of the season).
“She labored so onerous within the low season and she or he’s again within the England squad, she was a useful a part of the squad.
“However equally, delighted for Sam and Fran to get to open up for the season.”
Chelsea, who moved to sixth, bought on the assault early with Ji So-yun seeing her shot blocked throughout the first couple of minutes.
And Sam Kerr pressured a wonderful save from Sandy MacIver on the close to publish moments later with the England keeper reacting swiftly to the ahead’s shot
It took the champs – who had 63% of possession within the first quarter – 24 minutes to opening the scoring
And simply as Everton gave the impression to be settling into the sport, Kirby struck with Chelsea’s opener chopping the ball onto her favoured proper foot earlier than curling it past MacIver.
Hayes aces got here near tripling their lead moments after the half-hour with an excellent double likelihood.
Sandy MacIver pulled off some wonderful saves to assist maintain Chelsea at bay within the opening 20 minutesCredit score: PA
First by Kerr after which by More durable whose, low drive went inches extensive of the publish.
The second-half noticed no let-up from the champs who elevated their lead minutes into that interval.
They went in entrance with Sam Kerr passing the ball into an empty internet after Megan Finnegan’s mistimed cross.
The Matildas skipper registered her brace with a bullet header with simply over 1 / 4 of an hour of regular time remaining.
And substitute Beth England wrapped up the win with a late tap-in.
The end result leaves the Toffees, who strengthened their ranks with 9 new summer time signings, backside of the desk forward of the worldwide break.
And Everton Girls’s director Sarvar Islmailov – who’s the 26-year-old nephew of membership proprietor Alisher Usmanov – described the end result as “unacceptable” in a tweet that was later deleted.
After the sport Toffees boss, Willie Kirk advised reporters: “The primary two outcomes have been actually poor.
“I’m not accepting them and the gamers will not be accepting them.
Emma Hayes and her gamers are resulting from discover out who they may face within the group stage of the Champions LeagueCredit score: Sportimage
“I don’t suppose anybody has persistence now and with the funding within the squad we have to see outcomes fast.
“However we additionally have to be real looking and take a look at the funding exterior of the taking part in squad and the hole between the funding we make and funding the highest groups make.
“However the outcomes, the 4-0s, will not be all the way down to funding and that’s my accountability.”
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