Manchester City's women are within touching distance of a FA Women's Super League (WSL ) crown if Chelsea slip up this weekend against Sunderland. The Lady Blues need to beat Notts County on Sunday to make the Chelsea result impactful. If City does finish second in the league however, they will still qualify for the 2016-17 UEFA Women's Champions League (England gets two teams in the competition) which would be a massive step forward for the program.
England International Jill Scott said:
"We can only control what we can control," she declared. "There's no point wasting energy looking at other teams' goal difference and what they are all doing.
"I didn't watch Chelsea play Liverpool on Sunday. I like to concentrate on us. They have had a great season and so have we."
"We will just do exactly what we always do, we go into every game wanting to win so preparation will stay exactly the same and I think that's something that this club prides itself on.
"If we were to finish second, that would guarantee Champions League football and that's a massive progression from last season."
The Skipper Steph Houghton (who also captains England) said:
"The fans have been fantastic from the first game of the season.
"Without a doubt, they've been our twelfth player for the last however many games and we need them more than ever this weekend.
"We need to create an atmosphere where we can go and perform to the best of our ability."