Alessia Russo adds to England’s tally as they thrash Norway – Man United News And Transfer News

Manchester United’s Alessia Russo scored in England’s file breaking 8-0 thrashing of Norway of their second sport of the Euros.

The victory in Brighton signifies that England at the moment are by means of to the quarter finals it doesn’t matter what occurs of their closing group sport in opposition to Northern Eire.

The Lionesses have grow to be the primary facet in European Championship historical past (each males’s & girls’s) to attain greater than six objectives in a single sport, in response to the BBC.

There have been 5 United gamers concerned in yesterday’s match as Ella Toone and Alessia Russo got here on as substitutes, Mary Earps began in purpose for England and Vilde Boe Risa and Maria Thorisdottir began for Norway.

It was the latter’s mistake that led to England’s first purpose. A controversial penalty was awarded to the Lionesses as Thorisdottir clumsily introduced Ellen White down within the field.

Georgia Stanway stepped up and scored the twelfth minute spot kick.

Targets ensued from Lauren Hemp, Ellen White and Beth Mead who went on to attain a hat-trick however with the hosts 6-0 up on the midway mark, Sarina Wiegman blended issues up within the second half by bringing on United duo Russo and Tooney.

Lower than ten minutes after she got here on, Russo discovered the again of the web as she headed it goalwards from a Lucy Bronze cross!

Speaking to the BBC after the match she mentioned, “Tonight was actually particular. Perhaps we fell quick just a little bit earlier than this match in the case of being ruthless.

“Scoring the purpose was unbelievable. It’s what goals are manufactured from. In entrance of all the house followers, it was spectacular tonight.”

In the meantime, Mary Earps had a quieter evening than anticipated however saved a clear sheet for the hosts.

Supervisor Sarina Wiegman mentioned, “We saved taking part in the way in which we did within the second half after we have been already up 6-0. I’m simply actually proud of the efficiency of the entire staff.

“We have been 2-0 up fairly rapidly then we obtained momentum and we may simply play the possession sport. We had a lot area to create possibilities and rating objectives. You may actually inform the gamers loved it on the pitch.”

Wiegman’s facet will probably face Spain or Germany within the subsequent spherical and the Lionesses subsequent sport is on Friday when they may face Northern Eire.


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