England women’s football team are hopeful of another Wembley sell-out when they take on world champions USA in October — on the back of a successful Euro 2022 qualifying campaign.
At Wembley on October 7, reigning World Cup champions the USA will take on European champions England. The first matchup between the sides will only take place at Wembley if Sarina Wiegman’s squad wins its remaining two group games in September and qualifies for the World Cup.
For their final World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg at Stoke’s Bet365 Stadium, England, who defeated Germany 2-1 in the final in front of an all-time Euros record crowd of 87,192 on Sunday, has already sold more than 20,000 tickets.
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The 2-1 victory over Germany in extra time on Sunday at Wembley was celebrated by almost 7,000 fans in Trafalgar Square. It was England’s first victory in a major football tournament since 1966.
With the World Cup finals taking place in Australia and New Zealand next summer, England presently leads Austria by five points in their World Cup qualifying group. The match at Wembley will also commemorate 50 years since the debut of England’s women’s national team. The FA is inviting every living Lioness to the game as well as a celebration of the pioneers of women’s football because they defeated Scotland 3-2 in November 1972 at Greenock.
Following the Lionesses’ victory in the Euro 2022 tournament, which was hailed as a watershed moment for women’s football, tens of thousands of England fans, both old and new, descended upon Trafalgar Square on Monday to celebrate.
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