England beat Spain to reach Women’s Euro Semi-Final 2022
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The lioness has our heart.
Last night, the England women’s team defeated Spain 2-1 in extra time to reach the semi-finals of the 2022 Women’s Euro.
They made it to the semi-finals after a tense match against the Spanish team which led to extra time.
For the first time, the ten o’clock news was paused for the broadcast of the entire match – a first for women’s football in Britain and a norm for men’s matches. This is undoubtedly a positive step for equality in sport.
The tournament saw a record number of supporters attend matches, and last night was no exception, with Sweet Caroline blasting through the entire stadium as she won.
Georgia Stanaway sealed the victory with a goal scored during extra time, giving England a 2–1 lead.
The match took place in Brighton.
Alessia Russo won the Player of the Match crown last night. The game was a close – Spain beat England on all figures, but not on important goals. Spain had more shots, captures and crosses but could not beat Lioness’s stamina during extra time.
The England women’s team has won every match so far by beating Norway 8-0. They’ve made the finals twice before – will this year be lucky for the Lionesses players for the third time?
Bookmakers seem to think so, making them the favorites to win the trophy after consecutive impressive victories. The lioness will face either Sweden or Belgium in the last four before the final on 31 July.
When is the next Women’s Euro 2022 game?
Want to support our lioness? England’s next match is Tuesday 26 July 2022 and will start at 5 pm at Wembley Stadium. Their opponent will be decided on Friday after Sweden and Belgium battle it out for a place in the last four.
The women’s Euro 2022 final will take place on 31 July, and will (hopefully) take England against Germany, Austria, France or the Netherlands, which they win on Wednesday 27 July.
Get your England shirt ready..