Everything you must know forward of City’s FA Women’s Super League journey to Arsenal…
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When and the place
The recreation takes place at Meadow Park on Sunday 26 September, with kick-off scheduled for 18:45 (UK).
In the UK, the match will probably be broadcast dwell on Sky Sports Football, whereas it’s also possible to preserve updated with all of the motion through our devoted matchday Twitter: @ManCityLadies.
The recreation can also be accessible to view on-line all over the world through the FA Player, however to seek out out in case your nation is displaying Sunday’s match on TV, try our listings on the foot of this web page.
Following the complete time whistle, a complete match report and post-match response from Gareth Taylor will probably be accessible to view on mancity.com and our official app.
Should you miss the motion solely, a full-match replay may also be accessible to view with a CITY+ subscription from noon the next day.
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Tickets are on sale through Arsenal’s official web site. Ticket data will be discovered right here.
Captain Steph Houghton is a doubt, having been compelled to withdraw from the England squad with an ankle damage, whereas Esme Morgan (leg fracture), Hayley Raso (shoulder) and Caroline Weir (knee) additionally missed out on representing their nations through the worldwide break.
Karen Bardsley (hamstring) can also be but to function this marketing campaign, whereas Lucy Bronze (knee), Ellie Roebuck (calf), Keira Walsh (calf) and Chloe Kelly (ACL) stay longer-term absentees.
Gareth Taylor will present a squad replace in his pre-match press convention on Friday afternoon (15:30 UK time).
Last day trip
City’s first dwelling FA Women’s Super League recreation of 2021/22 led to defeat, as Tottenham Hotspur produced a spirited second half comeback to grab victory on the Academy Stadium.
A controversial 86th-minute winner, which appeared to strike Rosella Ayane’s hand earlier than bouncing off the submit and in off Karima Benameur Taieb, clinched a dramatic win for the guests, after Rachel Williams had cancelled out Lauren Hemp’s sixth-minute opener.
It proved an all-round disappointing evening for Gareth Taylor’s aspect, as teen Esme Morgan was additionally stretchered off with an ankle damage, following a collision with Ashleigh Neville.
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Back in February, Lauren Hemp’s far submit header ten minutes from time noticed City develop into the primary away aspect to beat Arsenal in additional than a yr.
Ellen White was on the scoresheet for the fourth match in a row with a sometimes luxurious end off the bar from Chloe Kelly’s looking out ball earlier than the 25-minute mark.
The hosts hit again simply earlier than the hour when Caitlin Foord completed off a swift counter, however Hemp was readily available late on to earn City a sixth win on the spin.
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City head into the sport in disappointing kind, having fallen to successive dwelling defeats (for the primary time on the Academy Stadium) to Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur.
We sit seventh within the FA WSL desk with one win and one defeat.
Arsenal are in second place with a 100% report from their two video games – a 3-2 win over Chelsea and 4-0 triumph at Reading. The Gunners additionally reached the inaugural group levels of the Champions League, having negotiated the qualifying rounds with convincing wins over Okzhetpes, PSV and Slavia Prague.
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