Norway vs England – Quarter-Finals

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After a powerful Three-Zero victory in opposition to Cameroon, the Lionesses head to a possible semi-final place with solely Norway standing of their means.

Kick-off: 21:00 CET
Stade Oceane, Le Havre

England has had a powerful run thus far on this 12 months’s Ladies’s World Cup, with 4 wins from 4 video games and solely a single objective conceded. The strain of avoiding an early exit from their group has gone out of the window, however the true check begins now.

In the meantime, Norway already had a style of defeat having misplaced 2-1 to hosts France within the group phases. Nonetheless, following an intense recreation in opposition to Australia, Martin Sjögren’s aspect dispatched 4 cooly-taken penalties to e-book their place within the quarter-finals.

Norway vs England Advisable Odds

The Lionesses are heavy favourites to succeed in their third main event semi-final however are sweating on the health of their inspirational captain Houghton, because the defender sustained an damage on the finish of Sunday’s victory in a contentious problem, being caught excessive above the ankle.

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Supervisor Phil Neville expressed his concern relating to her availability for the sport in Le Havre.

“We’re involved about her, she’s not somebody that stays down.“It was a late deal with and we’re going to need to do every part potential to get her match for the quarter-final. She’s a giant participant for us, our captain.”

The 2 sides have met as soon as earlier than within the World Cup, when England got here out on high in 2015, successful 2-1 within the spherical of 16. For Norway to progress, they might want to tighten up on the again within the final quarter of the sport, as they conceded three of their 4 event targets within the final 20 minutes of motion, whereas England have been making quick begins, scoring 5 of eight targets within the first half.

🇳🇴 Norway Crew Information

Preparation for this recreation seems to have been about relaxation and restoration after 120 minutes plus penalties in opposition to Australia, with a squad that’s seemingly totally obtainable.

Attainable Line-up (Four-Four-2)

Hjelmseth

Wold, Mjelde, Thorsdottir, Minde

Saevik, Boe Risa, Engen, Reiten

Hansen, Herlovsen

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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 England Crew Information

A horrific problem within the closing phases of the Cameroon recreation has left England captain Steph Houghton a doubt for this one, with supervisor Phil Neville ranking her possibilities at 50/50.

“We’re involved about her as a result of she’s not somebody who stays down. We must do every part to get her match,” the Lionesses boss defined.

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Fellow beginning centre-back Millie Brilliant can also be a ‘main doubt’ after being struck down with a virus that’s going by way of the camp. She has been confined to her room to get better. Lucy Bronze had additionally been affected by the bug however seems to have recovered and is labelled ‘nice’.

The 2 doubts open the door for back-up defenders Abbie McManus and/or Leah Williamson to play in opposition to Norway, though Neville has said that Houghton and Brilliant might be given ‘proper till the final minute to be match.’

Jade Moore is one participant who has been tipped to return in to bolster the midfield, doubtlessly on the expense of the extra attacking Fran Kirby.

Attainable Line-up (Four-Three-Three)

Bardsley

Bronze, Houghton, McManus, Greenwood

Scott, Walsh, Moore

Parris, White, Duggan

Match Odds

NORENG

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