Emma Hayes spoke on Chelsea’s fixture listing affecting the gamers after their 2-0 loss to Manchester Metropolis within the Girls’s Tremendous League.
Chelsea appeared out of concepts and exhausted for almost all of the match, permitting Gareth Taylor’s Metropolis to to dominate in all areas of the pitch.
Hayes believes that the Blues being in all competitions affected their efficiency on Sunday afternoon throughout Girls’s Soccer Weekend:
“They [the players] completely appeared drained. It was a tricky sport however I am not going to face right here and say one unfavorable phrase about my gamers. I like them, I understand how exhausting they pushed within the second half. I feel this was only one sport too many for us this week.
“It is so exhausting to win a league when you find yourself in all competitions, we have had a sport each three days. I feel at present’s efficiency mirrored that.
“We misplaced. I used to be pleased with the second-half efficiency. I mentioned it was necessary to get our ideas into Thursday. It is a powerful loss however nicely executed to Manchester Metropolis.”
Chelsea will hope to place this loss behind them after they host Lyon within the second leg of the quarter-finals of the Girls’s Champions League on Thursday thirtieth March.