Nüsken’s Double Gives Chelsea Quarter-final Advantage Against Ajax

Chelsea Women starting XI vs Ajax

Chelsea asserted dominance in the Women’s Champions League quarter-final, defeating Ajax 3-0. Lauren James and Sjoeke Nusken led Chelsea’s charge, overwhelming Ajax.

From the outset, Ajax showed promise, but Chelsea capitalized on opportunities. James expertly slotted home a precise ball to silence the Amsterdam crowd.

Before halftime, Nusken redeemed herself, converting a pinpoint cross to extend Chelsea’s lead. Ajax struggled to keep up with Chelsea’s relentless attack.In the second half, Chelsea continued to dominate.

Chelsea women's players Lauren James and Sjoeke Nusken

Substitute Catarina Macario assisted Nusken’s second goal, sealing a comprehensive victory for Emma Hayes’ side.

With a commanding first-leg advantage, Chelsea eyes the semi-finals. Meanwhile, Ajax faces an uphill battle in the return fixture at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea’s pursuit of glory extends beyond the Champions League. They prepare to face West Ham in the Women’s Super League, aiming to maintain their dominance.

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