Round of 16, first leg action from Kingsmeadow as Chelsea Ladies look to take a strong results to Sweden for next week’s second leg. Chelsea are have won all their home games (in all competitions) so far this season, and have lost only once (but still progressed past Bayern Munich in the previous knockout round of the Women’s Champions League).
The lineups are in; here we go.
Chelsea LFC starting eleven (3-4-1-2):
Lindahl | Ericsson, Flaherty, Bright | Thorisdottir, Chapman (c), Mjelde, Dunn | Ji | Bachmann, Kirby
Substitutes from: Telford, Blundell, Davison, Carney, Aluko, Cuthbert, Spence
FC Rosengard starting lineup (4-3-3):
Musovic | Riley, Viggosdottir, Asante, Sorensen | Wieder, Seger (c), Folkesson | Masar, Landeka, Troelsgaard
Substitutes from: McLeod, Sundqvist, Hellstrom, Mittag, Torisson, Filekovic, Lyberg
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 19:05 GMT (2:05pm EST)
Venue: Kingsmeadow, Kingston-upon-Thames, England
On TV/Streaming: Chelsea TV will stream the match live and for free, both on the official website as well as YouTube.
Chlesea have never advanced past this round of the competition while Rosengard have been perennial quarterfinalists over the past 5-6 years. But Chelsea are the favorites and hopefully will play up to those expectations.
COME ON, CHELSEA!