Canadian international Jessie Fleming through to League Cup final with Chelsea

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KINGSTON UPON THAMES, United Kingdom — Defending champion Chelsea reached the final of the FA Women's Continental Tyres League Cup with a 6-0 win over West Ham on Wednesday.

The semifinal featured Canadian internationals on both sides. Forward Adriana Leon started for West Ham while midfielder Jessie Fleming came off the Chelsea bench in the second half.

Danish star striker Pernille Harder scored a hat-trick for the Blues while Sophie Ingle, Bethany England and Fran Kirby added singles.

Chelsea will play either Bristol City or Leicester City in the March 14 final at Watford's Vicarage Road stadium.

Chelsea tops the FA Women's Super League standings with a 10-0-2 record. West Ham stands 10th in the 12-team league at 2-8-1.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 3, 2021

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