Chelsea vs. Manchester United - Football Match Report - May 8, 2022

Chelsea vs. Manchester United – Football Match Report – May 8, 2022

Sam Kerr celebrates her second goal against Manchester United. Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Chelsea have clinched the 2021-22 Women’s Super League title after coming from behind to claim a thrilling 4-2 victory over Manchester United on Sunday.

Head coach Emma Hayes’ side were just a point ahead of second-place Arsenal entering the final game of the season, and Chelsea’s title hopes were in doubt as United’s Martha Thomas and Ella Toone twice put the visitors ahead.

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But Chelsea were not to be denied, levelling through a stunning Sam Kerr volley minutes into the second half. Guro Reiten slotted home shortly to send Chelsea into the lead for the first time.

Kerr struck again on 65 minutes with another eye-catching goal as she controlled a looped header on her chest from 25-yards out before volleying over out-of-position opposing goalkeeper Mary Earps.

The achievement is Chelsea’s third consecutive WSL title, and their fourth in the last five years, adding to their domestic treble last season.

Chelsea could win further silverware this season with the Women’s FA Cup final on Sunday, where they face Manchester City.

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