Chelsea thank Drew Spence and Hedvig Lindahl for 1-0 win against Bayern

first_imgShare via Email Share on Messenger Share on LinkedIn Topics Women’s football Reuse this content Drew Spence’s early goal helped Chelsea beat Bayern Munich 1-0 in the first leg of their Women’s Champions League last-32 tie at Kingsmeadow. Spence tapped home a low cross from Ramona Bachmann following a swift counter-attack in the 10th minute. Chelsea match reportscenter_img Share on WhatsApp Share on Twitter Read more Share on Facebook FA manages to divide the room with its plans to restructure women’s football Share on Pinterest The German club, European quarter-finalists in 2016-17, squandered several chances to score an away goal in a second half which saw them clearly on top. They were denied by the woodwork and some fine saves from Hedvig Lindahl as the Blues took a slim lead into Wednesday’s return leg. She tipped Nicole Rösler’s effort over the bar in the first half before denying Dominika Skorvankova from close range in the second.Melanie Leupolz, Fridolina Rolfo and former the Germany player Melanie Behringer also went close for the Germans.Elsewhere goals from Demi Stokes, Steph Houghton and Nikita Parris gave Manchester City a 3-0 win at the Austrian side SKN St Polten. City were three up at half-time and cruised through the second half to give Nick Cushing’s side a big advantage going into next Thursday’s second leg.last_img

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