Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Nikita Is Expecting Chelsea Fightback

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Nikita Is Expecting Chelsea Fightback

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NIKITA Parris believes City will be in for another tough test when they face Chelsea for the second time this week today.

Nick Cushing's side beat Chelsea 2-0 in the semifinal of the FA Women's Continental League Cup on Wednesday.

But the comfortable scoreline was not reflective of the game with Chelsea having a number of good opportunities in the first half to go ahead.

And Parris - who scored both of City's goals in the second half - says the Blues will have to be at their best when league points are up for grabs at the Academy Stadium.

City have the chance to move four points clear of second-placed Arsenal today with the Gunners not involved in league action.

Parris said: "I think it'll be a similar game to the one we saw the other night. …

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