England 1 – 0 Austria Girls
England started their much-anticipated Euro 2022 marketing campaign with a 1-0 win towards Austria at Previous Trafford because of Beth Mead’s first-half lob.
It was once rarely the convincing performances the Lionesses had produced of their warm-up fixtures, but it surely was once a case of process finished as they got here away with 3 issues from what will have been a banana-skin fixture.
However Mead’s objective didn’t come simple. She gathered a effective Georgia Stanway go and as her Arsenal team-mate Manuela Zinsberger got here out to satisfy her, Mead lifted the ball over the goalkeeper.
Carina Wenninger was once there to hack the ball off the road, however one take a look at her watch and referee Marta Huerta de Aza gave the objective. VAR did additionally take a look at the verdict, however once more, the objective stood.
It made a transformation from the friendlies, with England scoring within the first 1/2 and now not massively stepped forward in the second one, the place that they had blown away their fighters over the previous couple of weeks.
Nevertheless it was once with a bit of luck a nerve-settling victory in entrance of 68,871 lovers – a document attendance for a Girls’s Euros fit – as England best Team A forward of Norway vs Northern Eire on Thursday night time at St Mary’s.
Extra to observe…
What is subsequent?
England and Austria are again in motion on Monday. The Lionesses will face Norway on the Amex Stadium (kick-off 8pm) whilst Austria tackle Northern Eire at St Mary’s (kick-off 5pm).
Team A will conclude on Friday July 15. England will face fellow house country Northern Eire in Southampton with Austria enjoying Norway on the Amex Stadium. Each video games will kick off at 8pm.
Practice Euro 2022 throughout Sky Sports activities
Stay alongside of all of the newest from Euro 2022 throughout Sky Sports activities and Sky Sports activities Information this summer time.
Protection will probably be anchored through Sky Sports activities WSL presenter Caroline Barker, along Jessica Creighton and Kyle Walker. In the meantime, Karen Carney, Sue Smith, Courtney Sweetman-Kirk and Laura Bassett will give research all the way through the match.
They’re going to even be joined through skilled England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley and Manchester Town defender Esme Morgan.
The pundits and presenters will paintings from the Sky Sports activities Girls’s Euro 2022 Cell Presentation Bus, which can observe the Sky Sports activities Information workforce across the nation to the quite a lot of stadiums the place suits are being performed.
As well as, Sky Sports activities’ Very important Soccer Podcast will probably be rebranded for the match to Sky Sports activities Girls’s Euros Podcast from 21 June. Hosted through Charlotte Marsh and Anton Toloui, it’s going to characteristic unique information and participant interviews along with a robust programme line up across the match.
Euro 2022: The teams…
Team A: England, Austria, Norway, Northern Eire
Team B: Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland
Team C: Netherlands, Sweden, Portugal, Switzerland
Team D: France, Italy, Belgium, Iceland
Euro 2022: The agenda…
Wednesday July 6
Team A: England vs Austria – kick off 8pm, Previous Trafford
Thursday July 7
Team A: Norway vs Northern Eire – kick off 8pm, St Mary’s
Friday July 8
Team B: Spain vs Finland – kick off 5pm, Stadium MK
Team B: Germany vs Denmark – kick off 8pm, London Group Stadium
Saturday July 9
Team C: Portugal vs Switzerland – kick off 5pm, Leigh Sports activities Village
Team C: Netherlands vs Sweden – kick off 8pm, Bramall Lane
Sunday July 10
Team D: Belgium vs Iceland – kick off 5pm, Manchester Town Academy Stadium
Team D: France vs Italy – kick off 8pm, New York Stadium
Monday July 11
Team A: Austria vs Northern Eire – kick off 5pm, St Mary’s
Team A: England v Norway – kick off 8pm, Brighton and Hove Group Stadium
Tuesday July 12
Team B: Denmark vs Finland – kick off 5pm, Stadium MK
Team B: Germany vs Spain – kick off 8pm, London Group Stadium
Wednesday July 13
Team C: Sweden vs Switzerland – kick off 5pm, Bramall Lane
Team C: Netherlands v Portugal – kick off 8pm, Leigh Sports activities Village
Thursday July 14
Team D: Italy vs Iceland – kick off 5pm, Manchester Town Academy Stadium
Team D: France vs Belgium – kick off 8pm, New York Stadium
Friday July 15
Team A: Northern Eire v England – kick off 8pm, St Mary’s
Team A: Austria vs Norway – kick off 8pm, Brighton and Hove Group Stadium
Saturday July 16
Team B: Finland vs Germany – kick off 8pm, Stadium MK
Team B: Denmark vs Spain – kick off 8pm, London Group Stadium
Sunday July 17
Team C: Switzerland vs Netherlands – kick off 5pm, Bramall Lane
Team C: Sweden vs Portugal – kick off 5pm, Leigh Sports activities Village
Monday July 18
Team D: Iceland vs France – kick off 8pm, New York Stadium
Team D: Italy vs Belgium – kick off 8pm, Manchester Town Academy Stadium
Wednesday July 20
Quarter-final 1: Winners Team A v Runners-up Team B – kick off 8pm, Brighton and Hove Group Stadium
Thursday July 21
Quarter-final 2: Winners Team B v Runners-up Team A – kick off 8pm, London Group Stadium
Friday July 22
Quarter-final 3: Winners Team C v Runners-up Team D – kick off 8pm, Leigh Sports activities Village
Quarter-final 4: Winners Team D v Runners-up Team C – kick off 8pm, New York Stadium
Tuesday July 26
Semi-final 1: Winners quarter-final 1 v Winners quarter-final 3 – kick off 8pm, Bramall Lane
Wednesday July 27
Semi-final 2: Winners quarter-final 2 v Winners quarter-final 4 – kick-off 8pm, Stadium MK
Sunday July 31
Winners semi-final 1 v Winners semi-final 2 – kick off 5pm, Wembley