Chelsea bear down on WCL semi-finals after Nüsken double hurts Ajax

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Chelsea earned a commanding first-leg lead in their Champions League quarter-final with a controlled victory over Ajax in front of a record women’s football crowd in the Netherlands of 35,991.

After a thrilling 3-1 defeat of Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Friday night, this was a less explosive performance but a well-managed one, with Lauren James scoring the opener and Sjoeke Nüsken scoring twice, mirroring Friday night, as Chelsea secured a fifth win in 16 days – five games into their eight in March.

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Written by Suzanne Wrack at the Johan Cruyff Arena
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2024/mar/19/ajax-chelsea-womens-champions-league-quarter-final-first-leg-match-report under the title “Chelsea bear down on WCL semi-finals after Nüsken double hurts Ajax”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.