Chelsea held to UEFA Women’s Champions League draw by Häcken

UEFA Women's Champions League - Chelsea v Häcken - Stamford Bridge
Hanna Wijk (Häcken) protects the ball from Niamh Charles (Chelsea). (Alexander Canillas / SPP)

Chelsea remain two points behind their UEFA Women’s Champions League group leaders BK Häcken after a frustrating goalless draw at Stamford Bridge.


Bayern Münich 1-1 Ajax
Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 Roma


Paris FC 2-1 Real Madrid
Chelsea 0-0 BK Häcken

Emma Hayes side were twice denied by the woodwork and also had a goal disallowed, as they moved on to five points from three games.

Erin Cuthbert saw her strike come down off the bar and stay out, Sam Kerr headed a Guro Reiten corner against the crossbar and also had an effort ruled out from a Lauren James cross.

Chelsea play the return game with the Swedish side next Wednesday, 20 December, 8pm UK time and live on DAZN 1, DAZN Women’s Football YouTube and TNT Sports 2.

In the same group, Paris FC got off the mark by defeating Real Madrid 2-1. Julie Dufour and Gaetane Thiney both scored in the opening half-dozen minutes, Chiamaka Nnadozie saved Olga’s penalty to protect the two-goal advantage, Caroline Møller later pulling one back in the second half.

Paris FC v Real Madrid - UEFA Women’s Champions League - Stade Charlety
Gaetane Thiney (17 Paris) in action against Real Madrid. (Pauline FIGUET / SPP)

Group C is very tight, with only two points separating all four sides midway through the fixtures. Bayern Münich now lead by a point despite being held at home by Ajax, as PSG beat Roma 2-1 to bank their first points.

FC Bayern Munich v Ajax Amsterdam - UEFA Womens Champions League - FC Bayern Campus
Ajax celebrating their equalizer against Bayern Munich. (Sven Beyrich/SPP)

Lea Schuller scored two minutes in for Bayern, Chasity Grant levelling before the break. Grace Geyoro gave PSG a 45th-minute lead and Marie-Antoinette Katoto doubled it straight after the restart, Katarzyna Kiedrzynek saving Manuela Giugliano’s penalty before Valentina Giacinti got one back.

Paris Saint- Germain v AS Roma - UEFA Women’s Champions League - Parc des Princes
Players of Paris St. Germain celebrating Marie-Antoinette Katoto’s goal. (Pauline FIGUET / SPP)

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