Mewis white star as Man Metropolis head to Champions League quarter-finals
Manchester Metropolis broke into the Champions League quarter-finals, with Thursday’s 5-0 victory in Florence, finishing an 8-0 battle towards Fiorentina within the spherical of 16.
Main 3-0 within the first leg because of targets from Lauren Hemp, Ellen White and Sam Mewis, Metropolis have been once more among the many targets, White and Mewis catching two apiece and Caroline Weir additionally on track.
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Metropolis have made it to the semi-finals twice, however got here out within the final 32 in 2019 and the final 16 in 2020, each towards Atletico Madrid. They be a part of Chelsea within the final eight video games after Emma Hayes’ facet booked their locations following a 1-1 draw with Atletico on Wednesday which noticed them progress 3-1 on combination.
White gave the guests an ideal begin eight minutes earlier than Weir went 2-0 from the penalty spot. White scored his second of the sport simply after the half hour earlier than Mewis stepped in within the sixtieth minute, including his second with simply over 10 minutes to go.
Chelsea are two factors forward of Metropolis within the Girls’s Tremendous League and Metropolis boss Gareth Taylor stated: “They’re an excellent workforce and I feel everybody at dwelling ought to be hoping that each groups can go. as far into the competitors as doable, it is actually wholesome for the English groups on this competitors.
“We want them effectively. I feel it is nice that they have been profitable.”
Lyon, Wolfsberg, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Rosengard are additionally within the subsequent spherical, with the quarter-final draw on Friday.