Wednesday's eagerly-awaited visit of Chelsea to the Academy Stadium marks a potential FA Women's Super League title decider.
City welcome Emma Hayes' side to Manchester, in the knowledge a win would put Gareth Taylor's side in pole position for what would be a second league crown, with just two games of the campaign remaining.
Facing the current league leaders, tests do not come much tougher but chasing the title - and a record-breaking 13th successive league win - the home side are hungry.
In preparation for the crunch clash, the squad were put through their paces on Tuesday, in a training session at the City Football Academy.
View the best snaps from the session in the gallery below...