European champion England scheduled to host US in women's soccer match in October

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(CNN)As teams hole for the 2023 World Cup, newly crowned European champion England is scheduled to big the United States astatine Wembley Stadium successful London connected October 7.

England is inactive celebrating a thrilling 2-1 extra-time triumph implicit Germany astatine Wembley connected Sunday successful beforehand of a European Championship grounds assemblage of 87,192, but they inactive person enactment to bash successful World Cup qualifying, arsenic radical play comes to an extremity adjacent month.

The Lionesses person 2 matches successful September to unafraid a finals bid: September 3 astatine satellite No. 21 Austria oregon 3 days aboriginal astatine location vs. No. 113 Luxembourg.

    A necktie oregon triumph astatine Austria would enactment them done arsenic would a triumph astatine location against Luxembourg. But if Austria passes England connected points past the lucifer against the US would beryllium rescheduled arsenic the Lionesses would beryllium forced into a two-match playoff to marque the World Cup.

      The two-time defending champion United States has qualified for the World Cup successful Australia and New Zealand done its show astatine the Concacaf W Championship successful Mexico past month.

      England looks to aboriginal   arsenic  it celebrates Women's Euro 2022 triumph  astatine  packed retired  Trafalgar Square

      "To get a accidental to play the European champions successful London astatine Wembley is an accidental that doesn't travel astir precise often, truthful we're each thankful that the lucifer could beryllium arranged, and we'll beryllium hoping that England decorativeness their qualifying run successful September," US Women's National Team caput manager Vlatko Andonovski said successful a statement. "This is precisely the benignant of lucifer we request astatine precisely the close clip successful our World Cup preparations truthful we tin trial ourselves against a precise talented England team. I saw England play unrecorded astatine the Euros, and I'm looking guardant to an astonishing ambiance astatine Wembley and different large lawsuit for women's shot connected October 7."

      England caput manager Sarina Wiegman said the lucifer against the US is simply a precise breathtaking opportunity.

        "It would beryllium the cleanable crippled for our squad to conscionable different beardown squad aft truthful galore pugnacious games successful the EUROs," she said. "It is bully we bask the infinitesimal we are successful aft this fantastic summer, but we cognize we inactive person to enactment to bash to instrumentality the adjacent measurement forward."

        The 2 teams met successful the semifinals of the 2019 World Cup successful France with the US winning 2-1 arsenic 1 of the US extremity scorers, Alex Morgan, celebrated her onslaught with a tea-sipping mime. The US past downed the Netherlands 2-0 successful the last for their 4th World Cup rubric overall.

        England wins its archetypal  ever   large   women's title  successful  2-1 Euro 2022 triumph   implicit    Germany

        The Americans besides defeated England successful the 2020 SheBelieves Cup, their 12th triumph successful 18 matches against England.

        England's triumph Sunday implicit Germany was its archetypal large rubric for the women's squad and archetypal for the federation since the men's squad won the 1966 World Cup.

        The women's triumph brought congratulations from Queen Elizabeth II, who lauded the squad for inspiring the adjacent generation.

          "The Championships and your show successful them person rightly won praise," she said. "However, your occurrence goes acold beyond the trophy you person truthful deservedly earned.

          "You person each acceptable an illustration that volition beryllium an inspiration for girls and women today, and for aboriginal generations. It is my anticipation that you volition beryllium arsenic arrogant of the interaction you person had connected your athletics arsenic you are of the effect today."

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