In-form Sam Kerr accomplished a first-half hat-trick as Chelsea outclassed struggling Birmingham City 6-0 at Kingsmeadow.
The Blues needed to wait till the twenty fifth minute to interrupt the impasse when Erin Cuthbert struck an angled drive that compelled Hannah Hampton to supply a save just for Kerr to transform the rebound with a close-range effort.
On the stroke of half-time Chelsea doubled their lead via Australia worldwide Kerr, who reacted rapidly to bundle a header previous Hampton.
Pernille Harder’s header struck the put up however Chelsea claimed their third aim after Cuthbert whipped a beautiful cross that discovered Kerr, whose header on the far put up accomplished her hat-trick.
There was no let-up from Emma Hayes’ aspect after the break and so they netted a fourth after some nice build-up play between Niamh Charles and Bethany England on the fitting discovered Fran Kirby, who slotted the ball into the online within the 61st minute.
Kirby then turned supplier and executed a low cross to search out Guro Reiten, who transformed to provide Chelsea their fifth aim of the sport.
Chelsea added their sixth aim late on via England star Kirby, who did brilliantly to burst into the field and strike a curling effort previous Hampton.