Casparij and Castellanos preview Villa clash

Kerstin Casparij and Deyna Castellanos have both offered their pre-match thoughts ahead to Sunday's Barclays Women's Super Leagie curtain-raiser against Aston Villa.

The duo made their City debuts in our 6-0 UEFA Champions League triumph over WFC Tomiris-Turan in August, but are in line for their first WSL appearances this weekend.

Gareth Taylor's side travel to Villa Park on Sunday 18 September, with kick-off scheduled for 12:30 (UK).

Ahead of the tie, Kerstin and Deyna offered their pre-match thoughts when they addressed the media at the City Football Academy.

As well as discussing how they are settling into life in Manchester, the duo expressed their excitement ahead of the new season, and revealed what they think City can achieve across 2022/23.

Click on the video above to hear their press conference in full...


City lock horns with Aston Villa on Sunday 18 September, with kick-off scheduled for 12:30 (UK).

You can follow all of the game's key moments via our dedicated matchday Twitter account: @ManCityWomen while our Matchday Centre - beginning at 11:00 - will provide minute-by-minute text commentary, analysis and stats before, during and after the action.

A detailed match report and reaction from Gareth Taylor and a player will also be made available soon after the final whistle, while highlights and a full-match replay can be accessed from 12:00 on Tuesday 20 September.

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