Over 40,000 tickets have been sold for the Barclays Women’s Super League clash between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad.
BWSL Fixtures for Sunday 11 December
Manchester City v Manchester United (Etihad Stadium, 12.30) – live on BBC One/iPlayer/BBC Sport
Brighton & Hove Albion v Everton (Crawley Town FC, 2pm) – live on The FA Player
Liverpool v Leicester City (Tranmere Rovers FC, 2pm) – live on LFCTV/The FA Player
Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United (Leyton Orient FC, 2pm) – live on The FA Player
Aston Villa v Arsenal (Villa Park, 4.15pm) – live on Sky Sports
Chelsea v Reading (Kingsmeadow, 6.45pm) – live on Sky Sports
Manchester City Women are expecting to break their attendance record of some 31,000 and should they make it ten straight wins in all competitions, will go level on points with second-placed Manchester United.
Chelsea complete the weekend fixtures at home to Reading and start it three points clear at the top, but from one game more than the rest of the leading five sides.
It’s fifth versus third at Villa Park, where Aston Villa go up against Arsenal who have only conceded in two of their eight league games to date.
A London derby and a mid-table meeting sees Tottenham host West Ham, over whom they have two games in hand and trail by three points.
Two important fixtures among the bottom five has Brighton entertaining Everton and Leicester City seven points adrift as they visit Liverpool.