By Sam Stone

22nd May, 2023 | 10:10pm

West Ham Women's expert reacts to Women's Super League loss v Chelsea

West Ham Women’s expert Michelle Irons has reacted to Chelsea’s 4-0 win over Paul Konchesky’s side on Wednesday 17 May.

It was a comfortable evening’s work for Emma Hayes’ side, who now look set to seal another Women’s Super League title.

Irons felt it was a comfortable win for the Champions on what was a tough afternoon for Konchesky’s side.

“Always a tough fixture for West Ham. Chelsea are current champions and set to be crowned again,” Irons exclusively told West Ham Zone.

“Their team is full of superstars and pure quality. Amber Tysiak made her first start she looked good, fit, and full of running.

“Chelsea looked to overload the attack and go for the jugular with Kerr, Harder and Jesse Fleming. It was a tough afternoon ahead for Cissoko, Fisk and Tysiak.

“The first goal came after 13 minutes with a bundled shot by their left back with West Ham again failing to clear. This team has no urgency with clearing balls. We’ve missed that overall balance with Abbey-Leigh Stringer out.

“Chelsea took a 2-0 lead in the opening moments of the second half with Pernille Harder doubling the advantage. It was a comfortable lead.

“Not really much to say about the second-half performance. Konchesky made some changes with the formation and pushed Lucy Parker back into defence.

“She’s a very versatile player and has shown great flexibility when she plays in DM. One of these games that you watch behind the sofa.”

Up next for the Hammers is a home fixture agaisnt Tottenham Hotspur.