Oranjevrouwen start with expected names to openingsduel EK
The Oranjevrouwen start Sunday without any surprises at the opening race of the european CHAMPIONSHIP in Utrecht against Norway. Coach Sarina Wiegman opt for the same eleven names as of last week Saturday in the final practice game for the tournament against Wales (5-0 win).
Sari van Veenendaal is keepster of Orange and the defence is formed by Desiree van Lunteren. Anouk Dekker, captain Mandy van den Berg and Kiki van Es.
On the midfield play Danielle of the Donk, Jackie Groenen and Sherida Pointed, that against Norway begins its 134th international. The middenveldster of FC Twente is the most experienced player of Orange. The front gets a striker Vivianne Miedema from the flanks to support from Shanice van de Sanden and Lieke Martens.
Orange hunts against Norway in the first euro-hit in eight years. The last Dutch who scored at a european CHAMPIONSHIP was Marlous Pieëte in the 64th minute of the semi-final in 2009 against England.
At the european CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 in Sweden knew the Netherlands is not the only goal. Against Germany, it was 0-0 and of Iceland and Norway with a 1-0 loss. Orange therefore all of 326 minutes to dry on a EK.
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Most dangerous player on the Norwegian side is the 22-year-old striker Ada Hegerberg on Olympique Lyon, UEFA was voted European player of the season 2015/2016. Her two year older sister Andrine Hegerberg starts on the bench.
The netherlands against Norway begins Sunday at 18.00 o’clock in The Galgenwaard stadium. Four days later plays Orange on The Castle against Denmark, and then the group stage on July 24 in the Willem II Stadium is closed against Belgium.
The other match on Sunday in group A, Denmark, Belgium, starts at 20.45 hrs and will be played at De Vijverberg in Doetinchem.
Setup Orange: Van Veenendaal; Lunteren, Dekker, Van den Berg, Van Es; Pointed, Of the Donk, Greens; Van de Sanden, Miedema, Martens.
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