16 December 2020

Chelsea 3-0 (8-0) Benfica, Champions League LIVE: Sam Kerr and Beth England score

Chelsea face Benfica in the second leg of their Round of 32 tie in the Women’s Champions League.

In the first leg, Chelsea won 5-0 with Fran Kirby making history as her brace made her the Blues’ all-time leading goal scorer.

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Welcome back to the Women’s Champions League!

Chelsea will play Benfica in their second leg.

The Blues secured a 5-0 victory in the first leg and so Benfica will have to do a lot to go through.

Man City secured their spot in the last 16 earlier today after beating Goteborg 3-0 (5-1 on agg)

Emma Hayes confirms starting 11

Chelsea have revealed who will start for them in tonight’s match.

Beth England and Sam Kerr are in the 11 but Pernille Harder is on the bench

What do Chelsea need to do?

After winning 5-0 away from home, Chelsea just need to see out the match without conceding six goals.

All the pressure is on Portuguese club Benfica, will they be able to pull off a stunning comeback?

Hayes targeting Champions League title

Emma Hayes has said she is targeting a Champions League final spot this season.

The trophy is the only one she has not won since she became manager of the Blues in 2012.

Other Champions League results

It’s not just Chelsea’s second leg that is being played today.

Man City have progressed to the last 16 after beating Goteborg and defending champions Lyon defeated Juventus.

Just 15 minutes left!

There are only 15 minutes until this clash kicks off at Kingsmeadow.

With a 5-0 lead after the first leg Chelsea will be feeling confident heading into the clash.

Benfica have a huge mountain to climb to remain in the Women’s Champions League.

Clubs are out on the pitch

Chelsea and Benfica are out on the pitch getting ready for this fixture!

Five minutes to go

The match will kick off in five minutes.

Will Chelsea hold onto their dominant lead?

Here we go!

The match has kicked off at Kingsmeadow!

Chelsea 0-0 (5-0) Benfica

1 min: England is down injured in the first kick of the game 

The ball winded the forward but she is back playing now

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