England more ‘resilient and confident’ since I took over, says Sarina Wiegman

  • Wiegman: ‘They are ready to play the best game against Sweden’
  • Millie Bright keen to forget team’s past three semi-final defeats

Sarina Wiegman believes England have grown in confidence and become more resilient since she took over as manager and expects them to be able to handle the big occasion when they face Sweden for a place in the final of Euro 2022 on Tuesday night.

The Lionesses will go into the match at Bramall Lane on a high after their dramatic comeback against Spain in the quarter-finals despite having failed to get past the last four at three successive tournaments. Wiegman, who led the Netherlands to victory at Euro 2017 before taking over from Phil Neville in September last year, has backed her players against Sweden having remained unbeaten since a friendly defeat against Canada last April.

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