Chelsea’s statement win in Women’s Champions League illustrates rise of English football

Chelsea celebrate victory over Wolfsburg to reach the final four of the Women’s Champions League

helsea are through to the final four of the Uefa Champions League after beating former winners Wolfsburg 3-0 to complete a 5-1 aggregate win as English clubs continue to close the gap in Europe.

Emma Hayes’ side were clearly the deserved winners, securing their place in the semi-finals after incredible goals from super trio Pernille Harder, Sam Kerr and Fran Kirby, and are likely to play Bayern Munich next.

Wolfsburg have knocked Chelsea out of the Champions League on three previous occasions, but the Blues success today just goes to show how British women’s clubs are continuing to get better in international competition.

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