Chloe Kelly injury mars Manchester City’s WSL win over Birmingham

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Manchester City crushed Birmingham 4-0 to take the Women’s Super League title race to the final day of the season, but their victory was overshadowed by a serious-looking injury to the striker Chloe Kelly.

With Chelsea playing in the Champions League, where they reached the final by beating Bayern Munich, City were looking to move a point clear of Emma Hayes’ side, who have a game in hand. Kelly scored a quick double but had to be carried off the pitch in the second half with her knee in a brace after colliding with Rebecca Holloway, earning a penalty in the process. After a long break in play, Caroline Weir saw her spot-kick saved, but late goals from Esme Morgan and Sam Mewis added gloss to the scoreline.

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