Chelsea Women at Arsenal, WSL preview, predicted XI

Emma Hayes' Chelsea travel north for an encounter with rivals Arsenal with the two separated by just three points heading into Sunday.
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Emma Hayes' side are fresh off an eventual international break across the globe that saw Lauren James do Lauren James things, and Sjoeke Nusken impress in Germany's midfield among other things. Until its male counterparts, the women know what it takes to earn a result off the back of a period away from club football.

Aston Villa were the innocent victims last time. Hayes' mentality monsters went away from home off that break and throttled the Villains 6-0. This isn't Villa though. This is Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Don't be too stressed out though because the side that has just one trophy to its name over the last four seasons has found ways to crumble in north London. Remember Liverpool in the first match week? What about Manchester United last season? Not to be forgotten, Blues fans can easily recall the late equalizer that prevented the Gunners from taking two extra points.