Arsenal Ladies host Notts County this Sunday at Boreham Wood’s Meadow Park with the Gunners looking to close the gap on Chelsea, who currently top the Women’s Super League by two points.

The Gunners' last match at Meadow Park against Liverpool saw a record attendance for a WSL fixture, as the women’s game becomes increasingly popular after England’s third-place finish in the Women’s World Cup and a high turn-out is expected again at the weekend.

Pedro Martinez Losa’s team have been defeated just the once in their first eight fixtures and come into this weekend’s fixture off the back of a 1-0 win over Birmingham Ladies, courtesy of Chioma Ubogagu’s late strike which sealed the three points.

Speaking ahead of this weekend’s game, Martinez Losa said: “Notts County showed that they are very, very tough in the first Women’s Super League game. They are, with Liverpool, one of the most uncomfortable teams to play against because they are tough, aggressive and organised.

"They make your game very difficult and play at a very high intensity. We suffered in the first game and this time around will be similar. They’ve got very competitive players who are good in the style that they play, so it will be a big challenge.”

The Arsenal Ladies boss was pleased with the record attendance at the Gunners' last match against Liverpool and hopes for more of the same going forward.

“Hopefully we can keep that attendance” he enthused. “It was fantastic and hopefully we can keep the interest of those people for the long term.

"That’s what we want, more families, girls and fans coming from the men’s teams. We want more people to try to get into ladies football.

"Once they watch it they will understand that it is attractive and that they can enjoy watching it. All they need to do is give up two or three hours and then our obligation is to play good football for them to make their time enjoyable so that they can come back again.”

For those that wish to attend the Gunners' fixture this Sunday at Meadow Park, tickets can be purchased on match-day for £6 for adults and £3 for concessions. The game will kick off at 2pm