Oranjevrouwen meet England in semi-final european CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Oranjevrouwen encounter Thursday in the semi-finals of the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in England. The English won Sunday night in Deventer, the netherlands their quarter-final 1-0 to France.
Jodie Taylor signed after playing for an hour in the Adelaarshorst for the only hit of the contest. The 31-year-old striker of Arsenal celebrated its fifth match on this CHAMPIONSHIP.
Disappointment for England was that keepster Karen Bardsley a quarter of an hour later, injured, broke down. It is uncertain whether they can come against Orange, that Saturday evening in Doetinchem 2-0 from Sweden won. Middenveldster Jill Scott, on Sunday, her second yellow card of the tournament was, there is a suspension anyway.
The netherlands against England starts on Thursday at 20.45 hours in the Grolsch Veste. It is a repeat of the semi final battle of the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2009 in Finland. At the time, won the British in Tampere after extra time with 2-1.
The other semifinal is Thursday at 18: 00 at the Rat Verlegh Stadium in Breda, the netherlands played and between Austria and Denmark. Austria won in Tilburg after 0-0 and penalties of Spain and Denmark was at The Castle in Rotterdam very surprisingly with 2-1 too strong for defending champion Germany.
Incidentally, it is now already clear that the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in the Netherlands is a premiere if it has to be the winner. None of the four semi-finalists picked up once the European title. The Austrian debut even in a large tournament. The netherlands and Denmark came never further than the semi-final and England lost the 2009 final by Germany.