Women’s Team

Women's World Cup: The Semi-Finals...

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As the action-packed, drama-filled Women's World Cup hots up, we analyse which City stars are vying for a place in the Final…

City are now solely represented by England, following Scotland and Canada's elimination, with seven Blues amongst Phil Neville's 23-player squad.

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Having topped Group D with a 100% record, the Lionesses booked their spot in the semi-finals with a pair of 3-0 wins against Cameroon and Norway in the knock-out stages.

Neville's team will face pre-tournament favourites and reigning Champions the United States of America in the last four.

Each of our City stars have featured for Neville’s side during the tournament, with captain Steph Houghton and stalwart Jill Scott starting all five games, while Karen BardsleyKeira Walsh and  have clocked up four appearances.

Georgia Stanway was introduced from the bench in each group game and the Norway tie clash, and Demi Stokes made her return from injury in the 2-0 win over Japan, making her first start in the quarter-final win.

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White will be eyeing a goal to edge her above the USA’s Alex Morgan – celebrating her 30th birthday – and Megan Rapinoe in the race for the Golden Boot.

The other semi-final encounter sees Olympic silver medalists Sweden lock horns with European Champions the Netherlands on Wednesday 3 July (8pm BST).

Who will progress to the Final...?

Semi-finalists

England

USA

Sweden

Netherlands

Semi-finals: Fixtures

2 July 2019

Match 49: England v USA

8pm BST

BBC One, BBC iPlayer

 

3 July 2019

Match 50: Netherlands v Sweden

BBC One, BBC iPlayer

 

Third-Place Play-Off fixture

6 July 2019

Match 51: Match 49 runner-up v Match 50 runner-up

5pm BST

BBC Two, BBC iPlayer

 

Final

7 July 2019

Match 52: Match 49 winner v Match 50 winner

4pm BST

BBC One, BBC iPlayer

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