Spain face Netherlands in an all-European conflict on the Women’s World Cup because the quarter-finals get underway in Australia and New Zealand.
Spain returned to kind within the last-16 as they bounced again from their 4-0 defeat to Japan by thrashing Switzerland 5-1, with Aitana Bonmati enjoying a starring position with two targets.
Head coach Jorge Vilda made 5 adjustments to his group, together with dropping star Alexia Putellas to the bench, however was rewarded with an improved efficiency as Spain reached their first ever Women’s World Cup quarter-final.
The Netherlands, who had been runners-up in 2019, got a stern check by South African in Sydney however progressed due to a surprising show from goalkeeper Daphne van Domselaar within the 2-0 win.
Here’s every thing it’s essential know.
When is Spain vs Netherlands?
The match takes place on Friday 11 August in Wellington, New Zealand. Kick-off is at 2am UK time (BST).
What TV channel is it on?
The quarter-final can be proven stay on ITV 1, with protection ranging from 1:50am BST.
What is the group information?
Spain made 5 adjustments for the last-16 win in opposition to Switzerland, together with first worldwide begins for goalkeeper Cata Coll and centre-back Laia Codina, who scored at each ends within the 5-1 win in opposition to Switzerland. Jorge Vilda seems to be set to stay along with his adjustments after the 5-1 win, which may imply Alexia Putellas once more begins on the bench for Spain.
The Netherlands can be with out key midfielder Danielle van de Donk, who picked up her second yellow card of the match in opposition to South Africa and is due to this fact suspended from the quarter-final.
How did each groups attain the quarter-finals?
Spain (runners-up Group C)
- 3-0 vs Costa Rica
- 5-0 vs Zambia
- 0-4 vs Japan
- 5-1 vs Switzerland
Netherlands (Winners Group E)
- 1-0 vs Portugal
- 1-1 vs United States
- 7-0 vs Vietnam
- 2-0 vs South Africa