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PLAYER RATINGS – Chelsea 0-4 Barcelona

2021-05-16 23:08:07


PLAYER RATINGS: Jess Carter endures troublesome night at left again whereas Fran Kirby seemed most definitely to make one thing occur as Chelsea are thrashed in Champions League ultimate by Barcelona

Chelsea suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat to Barcelona within the Girls’s Champions League ultimate.

An early personal aim from Melanie Leupolz put Barcelona forward, with Alexia Putellas later scoring a penalty. Aitiana Bonmati and Caroline Graham Hansen had been additionally on the right track as Barcelona prevailed.

Sportsmail’s Kathryn Batte assesses the perfect and worst performers. 

Makeshift left again Jess Carter endured a depressing time as Chelsea misplaced towards Barcelona

CHELSEA (4-3-3)

Ann-Katrin Berger – 6

May do little with the objectives she conceded. Wanted extra safety from her defenders.

Niamh Charles – 5

Struggled up towards the skilled Lieke Martens. A step too far for the younger full again.

Niamh Charles struggled as she found it difficult up against the experienced Lieke Martens

Niamh Charles struggled as she discovered it troublesome up towards the skilled Lieke Martens

Millie Vivid – 6

Was left uncovered by these in entrance of her. Positioning for the fourth aim might have been higher.

Magdalena Eriksson – 6

The Blues’ captain was helpless to cease the Barca onslaught. An evening to overlook in her nationwide crew’s stadium.

Jess Carter – 4

Extraordinarily troublesome night for the makeshift left again. Ought to have performed higher for the second, third and fourth objectives and was given the runaround by Hansen. 

Melanie Leupolz – 5

Credited with a freak personal aim earlier than giving freely a delicate penalty. Substituted at half-time.

Melanie Leupolz scored a freak own goal in the first minute and later conceded a penalty

Melanie Leupolz scored a freak personal aim within the first minute and later conceded a penalty

Sophie Ingle – 5

Couldn’t cease Barca’s midfield dictating the sport. Was fortunate to get away with a yellow card for a late sort out on Hamraoui.

Ji So-yun – 6

Unusually sloppy in possession and didn’t create any important probabilities.

Fran Kirby – 6.5

Her clearance cannoned off Leupolz for the opening aim. Obtained higher as the sport went on and seemed the most definitely to create one thing.

Fran Kirby improved as the game went on and looked the most likely to create an opening

Fran Kirby improved as the sport went on and seemed the most definitely to create a gap

Pernille More durable – 5

Missed two nice probabilities to equalise earlier than Barca went 2-0 forward then missed one other within the second half. A 3rd Champions League ultimate defeat for the Dane.

Sam Kerr – 6

A few good flicks to create More durable’s probabilities however a quiet evening for the WSL Golden Boot winner.


Reiten (for Leupolz, 45) – 6

England (for Kerr, 72) – 6

Cuthbert (Ji, 72) – 6

Supervisor: Emma Hayes – 5

No historic quadruple for the Chelsea coach. Gamble of beginning Carter over Andersson didn’t repay.

Chelsea boss Emma Hayes' gamble of starting Jess Carter over Jonna Andersson didn't pay off

Chelsea boss Emma Hayes’ gamble of beginning Jess Carter over Jonna Andersson did not repay


Riem Hussein (GER)

Reacted to Hermosa’s scream when awarding Barca a harsh penalty which proved essential. May have given Eriksson a penalty within the second half.


Sandra Panos 6, Marta Torrejon 7, Patricia Guijarro 7, Maria Pilar Leon 7, Leila Ouahabi 7, Aitana Bonmati 8, Kheira Hamraoui 7, Alexia Putellas 8, Lieke Martens 9, Jennifer Hermoso 7, Caroline Graham Hansen 7.5


Caldentey (for Graham Hansen, 61) – 6

Losada (for Putellas, 71) – 6

Oshoalo (for Hermosa 71) – 6

Serrano (for Ouahabi 82)

Crnogorčević (for Torrejon, 82)

Supervisor: Lluis Cortes – 8 

Martens was the outstanding performer for Barcelona as she caused Chelsea many problems

Martens was the excellent performer for Barcelona as she triggered Chelsea many issues



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