Memories of one – for women’s football – legendary Wembley game and a taste of an atmospheric European Championship on the island: the DFB women feverish the duel with England at the end of Arnold Clark Cups in Wolverhampton.
After 1: 1 against the strong Spaniards and the 0: 1 against the Olympic champions from Canada, the tapered selection of Football Federal Trainer Martina Voss-Tecklenburg hopes for a success against the hosts on Wednesday (20:30 pm / ZDF Livestream) and One this time sparkling atmosphere.
Anticipation on an atmospheric game
The 9th of November 2019 is and remains very special for Merle Frohms and Klara Bühl from the current squad something very special. At the 2-1 victory at that time in London, the Frankfurt goalkeeper served a penalty of Nikita Parris with the foot, the Bayern Sturmtalent Bühl met in the 90th minute to the lead. The special game was the backdrop – 77,768 spectators!
So many are not nearly awaited in the Arena of Wolverhampton Wanderers, about 13,000 fans should come. And yet: Voss-Tecklenburg is “full of anticipation for an atmospheric game, on an opponent who wants to become European champion in almost five months.” They prophesiously on Tuesday: “So they will also occur.”
Frohms wants the English fans with their crew “a little bit silence”, as they said. The 27-year-old Frankfurterin, who returns to the new season to VfL Wolfsburg, only likes to think of Wembley 2019. “That was all a unique backdrop for us – to play so many spectators in the stadium. I think that’s many of the Only in retrospect, we realize that one will remember for a long time, “said the Stammkeeper, who will return to the goal for Ann-Katrin Berger (FC Chelsea).
Tournament at a very high level
After the first two games of Germans took place practically from empty ranks, Frohms and Co. may count on mood this time. “Every player can look forward to playing them from 12,000 or 14,000 spectators – that’s an appetizer on what the euro is on us,” said Joti Chatziallexiou, Head of National Teams at the German Football Association and Companion of DFB Selection of the test tournament. The interest in the tickets for the EM in July also in England is in any case big, hosts and UEFA hope for full stages.
ChatzialeXiou has looked at all games at the Arnold Clark Cup. “We meet the benchmark in international football,” he judged. Technically and tactical is the tournament at a very high level. “This shows that women’s football has taken a tremendous development.” The World Cup fourth from England played 1: 1 against Canada and then 0: 0 against Spain. “Especially the second half was a gift for everyone who likes to see women’s football,” says DFB Responsible.
One or the other nation has “partially caught up, perhaps in one or the other area,” said Chatziallexiou. “There is quite important for us to work on the topics again and, all of them, we continue to be with tournaments – whether it’s a European championship, world championship or Olympic games,” he warned.