Demi Stokes has been dominated out of England’s final European Championship 2022 group stage match towards Northern Ireland after struggling a minor knee damage, the FA has confirmed.
Stokes will observe an particular person coaching program to assist her put together for England’s quarter-final match subsequent Wednesday.
The 30-year-old has not but participated within the European Championship 2022, with Rachel Daly most well-liked as left again by Sarina Wiegman for England’s two opening group matches.
Lotte Wubben-Moy is once more out there for Friday night time’s conflict with Northern Ireland after lacking England’s victory over Norway on account of Covid-19. The Arsenal defender rejoined the squad on Wednesday morning and took half in coaching.
England have received each of their two opening group matches and defeated Austria 1-0 in entrance of a file crowd at Old Trafford, earlier than registering an emphatic 8-0 victory over Norway – the very best margin of victory in European Championship historical past.
The Lions’ two victories imply that they’ve already secured qualification for the quarter-finals and are assured to prime the group on account of their superior head-to-head information over Austria and Norway.
England’s remaining group match towards Northern Ireland at St Mary’s on Friday night time is consequently a lifeless rubber, with Kenny Shiel’s staff elimination from their first main event already confirmed after a few losses in the primary two matches.
England will face their quarter-final opponent on Saturday night time when Spain face Denmark in a penalty shootout for second place in Group B.
England play their quarter-final towards both Spain or Denmark at Brighton’s Amex Stadium – the identical venue for his or her 8-0 demolition of Norway – on Wednesday night time.