Sam Kerr: "We're desperate to keep that title down at Chelsea"

Chelsea is one step closer to retaining the FA WSL title after a Sam Kerr double helped the team to a 2-0 win over Tottenham. 

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Fresh off their UEFA Women's Champions League semi final victory, the Blues recorded another win to put them top of the table heading into the final round of the season. 

Kerr was at her influential best, attacking down the left hand flank and setting up team mates. Becky Spencer in the Tottenham goal was up to the task until the 41st minute. Guro Reiten's ball across the face of goal was turned in by Kerr on a tight angle. 

The Aussie skipper made it two just after half time. Her initial header was parried away by Spencer but Kerr turned in the follow up. 

Speaking to BT Sport post-match, Kerr spoke about how the team's attention now turns to a massive two weeks ahead. First up is retaining the league title next weekend. 

"It's a massive game for us. Obviously, we're going to try and treat it like any other game, but there's no denying that the title is on the line. So it's a huge game for us. It's like a final and we're desperate to keep that title down at Chelsea." said Kerr. 

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The following week, the Blues travel to Sweden to take part in the Champions League final. This Chelsea side was made to earn their place, having to overcome a 2-1 deficit in the first leg against Bayern Munich to ultimately win 5-3 on aggregate. 

"It's been intense to be honest. It might look all roses and butterflies from outside but this has been a build up all year, all season." 

"We've worked so hard. We've sacrificed so much. We've gone through so much as a team. So for us that feels like a reward. But we're not done yet. We've got two massive games to come and we want to win it all." 

Kerr not only has the opportunity to lock up the golden boot - having scored goals 19 and 20 against Spurs putting her two ahead of Arsenal's Vivianne Miedema - but to add to her trophy cabinet as well as the club's. 

Both the Champions League final and the last day in the FA WSL present high pressure situations, but Kerr believes this Chelsea side thrives in that kind of environment. 

"When there's pressure I think this team performs better. So for us we're enjoying the moment, we're enjoying everything riding on each game, like you said, but I think when our backs against the wall this team plays well."

Chelsea face Reading on the final day with kick off at 11:30pm AEST on Sunday May 9. The following weekend Chelsea take on Barcelona in Sweden for the UEFA Women's Champions League crown with kick off  at 5am AEST on Monday May 17.