England Lionesses are on the brink of winning the Women’s World Cup and this would be an amazing achievement given Leah Williamson and Beth Mead didn’t make the squad due to injury and both were a massive part of the European Championship victory last year.
The England women’s side have grown into the competition and with a change in formation to 3 in defence with Greenwood, Bright and Carter, they have looked more assured that in the earlier part of the tournament.
England’s team are playing with huge confidence and the key players have turned up in the last couple of matches especially with Georgia Stanway running the midfield, Kiera Walsh is the engine room, who works so hard for the team.
At the business end of the pitch Alessia Russo has come up with two huge goals to secure England’s place in the World Cup final and with Lauren Hemp and Ella Toone scoring crucial goals along with their excellent work rate, England are set to put on one more big performance on Sunday morning.
There is no real weak link in this England side and Sarina Wiegman has a big decision to make as to whether to bring back Lauren James into the starting XI as her suspension against Nigeria meant she was out of the quarter final and semi-final matches.
Lauren James was superb in the final two group matches and is playing with huge confidence and can be the difference maker in the final third of the pitch. It’s a tough decision because Toone, Russo, Daly and Hemp are all playing well and will be tough to drop in the biggest game of them all.
After navigating the penalty shoot out win over Nigeria, England have looked assured in their performances with the 2-1 win over Columbia and 3-1 win over Australia and will be ready to go one step further on Sunday in the World Cup final.
England’s opponents Spain have impressed throughout the tournament and will pose plenty of threats on the England goal. The Spanish side score plenty of goals having already hit 5 goals against Zambia and Switzerland and 3 against Costa Rica.
Spain secured their place in the World Cup Final after an extra time win over Netherlands in the quarter final and then a 2-1 win over Sweden in the semi-finals.
One blip for Spain was a 4-0 defeat to Japan in their final group game which meant they finished runners up in their group, which now looks a blessing in disguise as they have navigated their way through to the final.
Atina Bonmati & Jenifer Hermoso and Alba Maria Redondo Ferrer all have 3 goals to their name in this tournament and will be ready to add to their tally in this World Cup final. These three talented players are likely to be a threat to England.
It promises to be a great World Cup Final, with two in form teams ready to challenge each other to win the biggest prize of them all.
Odds – Spain v England – Sunday 20th August
|Spain to win||17/10 BetWay|
|England to win||15/8 Betfair|
|Alessia Russo to score anytime||10/3 Bet365|
|Over 2.5 Goals in the match||6/4 William Hill|
England will have huge confidence coming into the World Cup final and the experience of winning the European Championships last year will massively help calm their nerves as they play in the biggest match in World football.
With a team playing great football and strikers in form, England can secure their first Women’s World Cup and make history.
Alessia Russo, Lauren Hemp and Ella Toone are all ready to become heroes for England and with Chloe Kelly to come off the bench along with Lauren James, the Lionesses are ready to roar.
Our punters.pub bet of the day is England to beat Spain in 90 minutes to win the Womens’ World Cup at 15/8 with Betfair.
An additional bet of the day we very much like is over 2.5 goals in the match at 6/4 with William Hill. Both semi-finals saw over 2.5 goals in the match and there could have been a few more.
Finally, England’s main striker Alessia Russo is in fine form with goals in the quarter final and semi-final and she can hit the back of the net again in the World Cup final and at big odds of 10/3 to score anytime with Bet365, this is a bet of the day for us.