Pernille Harder and Fran Kirby scored late goals to send Chelsea to their first Women’s Champions League final, defeating Bayern Munich in a thrilling match.
The Blues were down 2-1 after the first leg, but Kirby’s breakaway goal gave them the advantage on away goals. It was 1-1 after Sarah Zadrazil’s spectacular shot, but Ji So-yun regained the lead.
And extra time on the horizon, As Bayern pushed, Harder went in and Kirby scored into an empty net to seal the win. In a dramatic end to an incredible game at Kingsmeadow, Kirby ran half the length of the pitch to ensure Chelsea’s success.
The goal ignited wild celebrations among Chelsea’s players and staff, with manager Emma Hayes overcome with emotion after leading Chelsea to the final against Barcelona in Gothenburg on Sunday, May 16th.
Source: BBC Sport