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Match Preview: Man United Women V Chelsea


Manchester United Women will be looking to continue their fine start to the season, when they welcome Chelsea to the LSV on Sunday.

Photo Credit: Manchester Evening News

This is set to be a tough test for Marc Skinner, as it will be his first against the Blues since his appointment in the summer, and would be looking to come out on top.

FORM

Marc Skinner’s Reds have a 100% record so far this season, having defeated both Reading and Leicester City, and scoring a total of five goals and conceding just one. They will be hoping to add another three points when the League Champions come visiting.

Marc Skinner, Man United Women Manager. Photo Credit: The Peoples Person

Chelsea on the other hand currently sit sixth in the league table. They lost away to Arsenal in their first game of the season, but defeated Everton at home. Emma Hayes’ Blues would be looking to get their first away win and move up the table.

Chelsea Manager, Emma Hayes. Photo Credit: Football.London

HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORD

Both teams have met four times, with Chelsea winning 3 of the matches, and one ending in a draw.

WHERE TO WATCH

The match will be shown live on BBC Two/ BBC iPlayer, with the kick-off on Sunday set for 12:30 (BST).

TEAM NEWS

Both teams players who were away on International duties, have all returned and are ready to continue the league season.

Millie Turner is still out, after sustaining a dislocated kneecap in the game against Leicester City.

Millie Turner. Photo Credit: The Independent

Former Manchester United Striker, Lauren James could feature on the bench for her new team. Maria Thorisdotir and Hannah Blundell will also be up against their former team, seeing both were signed from the London club.

OTHER FIXTURES

Here are the full schedule of other WSL fixtures on Sunday

SUNDAY 26 SEPTEMBER

Brighton & Hove Albion V Aston Villa (2pm)

Tottenham Hotspur V Reading (2pm)

West Ham United V Leicester City (3pm)

Arsenal V Man City (6:45pm)

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