And with just two fixtures left to play, their European Championship fate remains firmly in their own hands. Here is everything you need to know.
She only needs to take one look at the scoring charts. Alex Morgan has six goals and Megan Rapinoe has five. The U.
I'm fine with that," Wiegman said through a translator at a news conference. Van Veenendaal made one of the saves of the tournament in the semifinal win against Sweden on Wednesday, a brilliant reflex stop low down as she tipped Nilla Fischer's close-range effort onto the post. But she is up against far more clinical forwards this time.
But there is reason for optimism because the U. Spain looked dangerous in their round of 16 game, causing problems with quick breaks down the flanks. She was on the same team that season as famed U. In the Netherlands at the time, things were very different.
Ellis anticipates a tougher challenge from the Netherlands than in the quarterfinal against France and the semifinal against England.
That's because the Dutch will take the game to the Americans.
We've seen that other teams want us to have the ball so they can create more of a transition game," Ellis said. It's the of the Dutch, it's what they live and breathe. They've probably seen it since they're 5 years old.
Rapinoe, meanwhile, points to the knowhow and versatility of the Dutch.
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