Chelsea beat PSG to top UEFA Women’s Champions League group

UWCL - Chelsea v Paris Saint Germain - Stamford Bridge
Lauren James celebrates one of her two goals at Stamford Bridge. (Mark Addison Tweed / SPP)

Chelsea beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-0 in their UEFA Women’s Champions League group decider watched by 10,129 fans at Stamford Bridge.

GROUP A 
Chelsea 3-0 Paris Saint-Germain
Real Madrid 5-1 Vllaznia

GROUP B 
Slavia Prague 0-3 Roma
St. Pölten 2-8 Wolfsburg

Zecira Musovic tipped Kadidiatou Diani’s long-range effort onto the crossbar, but Sam Kerr struck from outside the box to give Chelsea a half-time lead.

Lauren James soon doubled the advantage, before Fran Kirby set up her second just after the hour mark.

Real Madrid had to come from behind, after Vllaznia’s Megi Doci netted a free-kick. Caroline Weir levelled, Teresa Abelleira’s double included a penalty, substitutes Carla Camacho and Paula Partido each added their first senior goals late on.

Wolfsburg won Group B after thrashing St. Pölten, Lena Lattwein, Marina Hegering, Svenja Huth and Ewa Pajor all on target, before Pia-Sophie Wolter struck twice, fellow subs Tabea Wassmuth and Pauline Bremer also scoring, with Mateja Zver and Rita Schumacher replying.

Roma finished a point short of Wolfsburg, Valentina Giacinti, Beata Kollmats and Elena Linari their scorers at Slavia Prague.

The quarter-final draw will be made on 10 February.

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