Sarina Wiegman has an enormous determination to make as England face Spain within the Women’s World Cup remaining and the Lionesses look to win the sport’s largest prize for the primary time.
After efficiently ending their run of semi-final defeats to beat hosts Australia in Sydney, Wiegman should resolve whether or not she’s going to deliver star ahead Lauren James again into her beginning line-up for the ultimate.
James was despatched off for stamping on an opponent in England’s last-16 win over Nigeria however has now served her two-match suspension is out there to play within the remaining.
England’s Ella Toone impressed together with her efficiency towards Australia and was additionally on the scoresheet as she scored the opening objective, so the Manchester United midfielder can be troublesome to drop.
But James was one of many gamers of the World Cup through the group phases, scoring three objectives, and could possibly be the distinction for England as they appear to win the World Cup for the primary time.
Here’s all the things it’s good to know forward of the World Cup remaining and discover newest suggestions for the sport itself right here.
When is England vs Spain?
The Women’s World Cup remaining will kick off at 11:00am BST on Sunday 20 August at Stadium Australia, Sydney.
What TV channel is it on?
The World Cup remaining can be proven by each the BBC and ITV. Coverage on BBC One begins at 10am, whereas ITV’s protection begins at 10:15am. It can even be out there to observe on-line, on each the BBC iPlayer and on ITV X.
What is the England crew information?
England don’t have any damage considerations and the return of Lauren James means Sarina Wiegman has all 23 gamers out there for the ultimate.
Wiegman faces a call on whether or not to herald James from the beginning, however is more likely to persist with the crew that carried out so impressively towards Australia.
Mary Earps is a contender for the match’s golden glove and can begin behind England’s again three of Jess Carter, Millie Bright and Alex Greenwood, with Lucy Bronze and Rachel Daly at wing-back.
Should Ella Toone begin, the midfielder will play alongside Kiera Walsh and Georgia Stanway, with James remaining a superb choice to have on the bench.
England’s entrance two of Alessia Russo and Lauren Hemp have struck up a lethal partnership and have been each heading in the right direction within the quarter-finals and semi-finals. Chloe Kelly can be among the many different attacking choices on the bench.
What is the Spain crew information?
Spain face an enormous determination of their very own, with Salma Paralluelo scoring in each their quarter-final win towards the Netherlands and within the semi-final win towards Sweden after coming off the bench.
Head coach Jorge Vilda might resolve to maintain the 19-year-old winger as an influence substitute, with Alexia Putellas set to stay within the beginning line-up although she is but to come back to life on the match.
Spain: Coll; Batlle, Parades, Codina, Carmona; Teresa, Bonmati, Putellas; Caldentey, Hermoso, Redondo
England: Earps; Carter, Bright, Greenwood; Bronze, Stanway, Walsh, Daly; Toone; Hemp, Russo