England have almost secured top spot in Group A at this year’s UEFA Women’s Euro and are looking to finish in style against Northern Ireland.
The Lionesses have accumulated a difference of more than nine goals after their record 8-0 result against Norway last week.
Sarina Wiegman’s side had five different goalscorers, with Arsenal’s Beth Mead earning her first hat-trick of the tournament, while Chelsea’s Millie Bright again led their defense to a clean sheet.
The dominating centre-half helped fend off Norway star Ada Hegerberg, while Blues striker Fran Kirby provided valuable linking play for the host nation’s countless attacks, including two assists.
Jess Carter and Bethany England are yet to feature for Wiegman and could be seen in the next game as the Lionesses look to rest players for the big quarter-final where they will most likely face favorites Spain. Euro.
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Northern Ireland have picked up no points from their first two games, and after losing 5-0 to the same opposition just two months ago, Kenny Shiels’ side won’t take much confidence from the knockout sending.
How to watch:
The match will be broadcast live in the UK on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on Friday July 15, with coverage starting at 7:10 p.m. BST and kick-off at St. Mary’s Stadium set for 20:00.
International viewers can find their stream from the UEFA Euro website.