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England vs Germany: Confirmed lineups for Euro 2022 final

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Credit: The Times

The two European giants will lock horns for the continental title at Wembley.

England and Germany have announced their lineups for the upcoming Euro 2022 final.

The women’s tournament will find its winners today after the traditional rivals will face off at Wembley. This is a rematch of the two side’s game in the Euro 2009 final, where Germany smashed the Lionesses 6-2. 

The hosts will play with the same lineup that has started all of their matches in the current tournament. 

A four-woman defensive line of Daly, Bright, Williamson, and Bronze plays behind Stanway and Walsh in midfield. Upfront, the trio of Mead, Kirby and Hemp will support White as England’s target striker.

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England vs Germany: Official lineups

England XI: Earps, Bronze, Bright, Williamson, Daly, Stanway, Walsh, Mead, Kirby, Hemp, White. 

Germany XI: Frohms, Gwinn, Hendrich, Hegering, Rauch, Oberdorf, Dabritz, Magull, Brand, Huth, Schuller.

Germany initilaly announced the same lineup as their semi-final victory against France. However, the tournament’s top-scorer Alexandra Popp had to withdraw from the starting lineup due to a muscular injury.

Frohms will stand between Die Nationalelf’s posts while Gwinn, Hendrich, Hegering and Rauch form Germany’s backline.

Magull will play alongside Oberdorf and Dabritz in Germany’s three-woman midfield setup. Brand and Huth will form the team’s attacking line alongside Lea Schuller, who replaces Popp upfront.