France internationals have digested the defeat against hosts Germany well and are being stormed to a's final frontier for the first time in the semifinals of a women's World Cup.
Leverkusen (SID) - French football internationals have digested the defeat against hosts Germany well and are being stormed to a's final frontier for the first time in the semifinals of a women's World Cup. In the first quarter-Les Bleues prevailed deserves in Leverkusen, Germany 4-3 on penalties against vice European champion England and meet the winner of the duel taking place on Sunday between Vice World Champion Brazil and Olympic champion United States on Wednesday (18.00) in Germany. After 120 minutes, it had been 1: 1 (1: 1, 0-0). The nerves failed Faye White at the end, so that the three lions are waiting for a victory against the French to continue for 37 years.
Jill Scott (59.) surprisingly brought England into the lead, Elise Bussaglia met to compensate (88.). The Equipe Tricolore that gained 2: 4 lose in Germany on Tuesday against the German world champions, will however be in the Constitution of the game against the British women not targeted in the semi-final. The team showed great morality and would need to make before the penalty schei?en for the decision.
The Equipe Tricolore, which had drawn the short straw against the German world champions 4-2 in Germany on Tuesday, was game determines over long distances, but fell to lightly with their chances.
The Englishwomen resulted in front of 26.395 spectators in the Leverkusen WM arena for the first excitement in the quarter-finals. 15 Seconds Torjagerin Kelly Smith was sent to steep she played out goalkeeper Celine Deville and shot at goal, but was her attempt of Interior Defender Laura Georges still blocked.
After the French girls, which competed with five players from the Champions League Winners Olympique Lyon in the starting lineup, but took the heft in the hand. The players of coach Bruno Bini was technically far superior. Powered by the Spielmacherinnen Camille Abily and Louisa Necib initiated an attack after the other by France.
The British women worked wooden and static, the Defense had their love trouble especially with the lively aggressor Marie-Laure Delie. The 23 from Montpellier presented the English eleven always major problems. She was a constant source of unrest.
Also France tried again and again by long-distance shots to success to come. Abily (4.) shot from 25 meters above the gate, Gaetane Thiney (25) found their champion from 17 meters in Keeperin Karen Bardsley. Necib (30/37. / 65) tried it also from a distance, but without success. Delie (48) awarded free-standing.
A long time, the three lions offensive actions were performed without surprise. With "kick and rush" was operated while with passports in depth repeatedly Kelly Smith sought. The defense of France was however certainly. Players from Everton and arsenal made up the bulk of the English eleven. Jill Scott rescued her team by the goal to a 1-0.
The team of the island was launched very moderately in the tournament and had only sit on the last day of Vorrundenspiel by a 2-0 against Japan.
The top ratings at France, which was clearly sets the tone in the extra time earned Camille Abily and Marie-Laure Delie. On the part of the Englishwomen, Torschutzing Jill Scott, the high-run liked Ellen white and goalkeeper Karen Bardsley.