FIFA Women’s World Cup – Group D
England Women vs Argentina Women
8:00pm Friday 14th June
England’s second cluster D match of the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. Phil Neville’s aspect won their gap game against Scotland, 2-1.
England’s clash with Argentina is in urban center and sees them wrestle a aspect graded thirty seventh within the world.
To put that into context, Argentina are graded 3 places below Siam, WHO were thrashed 13-0 by defensive champions united states on Tues, the largest win within the history of the tournament.
However, the South Americans control 2015 runners-up Japan to a 0-0 attract their opener on a weekday, securing their initial ever purpose at finals in their third campaign.
England ladies are targeting a second World Cup win after they wrestle Argentina ladies on a weekday, however with AN improved performance.
Phil Neville’s aspect beat Scotland ladies 2-1 in their gap game of cluster D, AN despite a dominant half, they were outplayed by their British rivals once the break.
England ladies are going to be going to maintain high-performance levels against AN Argentina aspect WHO solely won their initial ever World Cup purpose last trip.
They managed to secure a scoreless draw against fellow cluster D opponents and former World Cup winners Japan on a weekday and will secure another coup at the Stade Oceane in the urban center.
Manager Phil Neville says his European nation team can have to be compelled to manage the “emotion” of taking part in against “historic rivals” Argentina at the Women’s World Cup.
The Lionesses can reach the knockout stage if they win Friday’s cluster D match in urban center (20:00 BST).
Neville aforesaid it seems like a group action owing to past encounters at public convenience tournaments between the 2 nations.
Forward Toni Duggan, WHO Sabbatum out the Scotland game with a thigh issue, did individual work as the European nation trained ahead of the media on a weekday afternoon.
All alternative players were absolutely concerned, together with Fran Kirby, Millie Bright and Demi Stokes.
Sunday’s contest against the Scots had seen Kirby take a kick to the knee and Bright forced off by a shoulder injury, whereas Stokes has been sick from a knee downside.
Toni Duggan suffered a thigh injury that restricted her to light-weight coaching the day before the European nation win and was afterward named among the subs on match day.
Alongside her was Demi Stokes once her recent knee downside however each area unit seemingly to be in competition to begin on a weekday.
Defender Millie Bright suffered a shoulder injury on Sunday however head coach Phil Neville has aforesaid he would be “very surprised” if she isn’t able to face Argentina.
Argentina picked up their initial ever World Cup purpose on a weekday with a shocking 0-0 draw against 2011 champions and 2015 finalists Japan.
The nation had lost all six of their previous World Cup matches, together with a 6-1 defeat by England in 2007,
and qualified for France despite solely returning to action in 2017 following a biennial amount with no games
and no coach once problems with their own soccer association.
England won their solely previous Women’s World Cup encounter with Argentina; winning 6-1 within the 2007 cluster stage, with Kelly Smith netting a brace.
England has won each of their Women’s World Cup matches versus South yank opposition, beating Argentina 6-1 in 2007 and Colombia 2-1 in 2015.
Argentina has lost their 3 previous encounters with European nations at the Women’s World Cup by AN mixture score of 2-23, shipping a minimum of six goals in every match.
When is it?
Today – Friday, June 14.
What time is kick-off?
8pm BST tonight.
What TV channel is it on?
BBC 1 from 7.30pm tonight.