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Lionesses Face Scotland In UEFA Euro Champs 2017

Lionesses Face Scotland In UEFA Euro Champs 2017

England Lionesses kick off their UEFA Euro Championship 2017 campaign later this evening against fellow Group D opponents, Scotland.

The match takes place at Stadion Galgenwaard, Utrecht and is live within the UK on Channel 4 - kick off 19:45 BST.

Utrecht


Match officials

Referee - Esther Staubli (SUI)
Assistant referees - Belinda Brem (SUI) and Sanja Rodjak Karsic (CRO)
Fourth official - Jana Adamkova (CZE)


Jamie Vardy sends the girls a message.


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Head to head

England 21 victories
Scotland wins - 1
Draws - 2

Mark Simpson, England manager


'As far as I'm concerned [Scotland] are only missing two starters - if that's an injury crisis, I'll take an injury crisis. We arrive with a fully fit group but Scotland have got some very good players - Ife Dieke at the back, Caz Weir, Jane Ross, Lisa Evans, Hayley Lauder - I tried to nick her at Bristol!

'They have a lot of talent in their team. With the talent they have got they should have been at a final tournament earlier and they will be looking to scrap with us, Spain and Portugal for the two quarter-final places.'

Anna Signeul, Scotland manager

'The first game I coached with Scotland was against England, and we should have won or drawn! [There are rivalries like this] in every sport with different countries, in Sweden we have Finland in athletics, Norway in football. It makes it more exciting.'


Good luck Lionesses!



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Writer:Cresswell
Date:Wednesday July 19 2017
Time: 2:01PM

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