- Title: Netherlands prepare for tough test from Denmark in Women's Euro final
- Date: 5th August 2017
- Summary: ENSCHEDE, NETHERLANDS (AUGUST 5, 2017) (REUTERS) DUTCH PLAYERS RUNNING NETHERLANDS' COACH, SARINA WIEGMAN, WATCHING TRAINING VARIOUS OF DUTCH TEAM TRAINING WIEGMAN AND NETHERLANDS FORWARD, VIVIANNE MIEDEMA, ENTERING NEWS CONFERENCE (SOUNDBITE) (English) NETHERLANDS FORWARD, VIVIENNE MIEDEMA, SAYING: "I think Denmark is an amazing team, they've shown that as well in the tournament already. We've played them already, we won one-nil but it was a really tough game for us. I think they have a lot of qualities up front but they've just conceded two goals so far, so I think they're just a good team. It will be hard for us tomorrow, but I hope we have a better game then Denmark has." NEWS CONFERENCE IN PROGRESS (SOUNDBITE) (English) NETHERLANDS' COACH, SARINA WIEGMAN, SAYING (ABOUT THE LAST MATCH AGAINST DENMARK): "After that match we both got stronger during the tournament, well we knew the Danish and they knew us also. Both teams want to play a possession game and want to be dynamic in their game, and the first half we were the better and the second half they were the better team on the field, so we just evaluated that game and we kept on following the Danish, so we just had little things in our strategy that we've prepared." WIEGMAN AND MIEDEMA LEAVING THE NEWS CONFERENCE
- Embargoed: 19th August 2017 17:38
- Keywords: Denmark Netherlands Soccer European Women Championship
- Location: ENSCHEDE, NETHERLANDS
- City: ENSCHEDE, NETHERLANDS
- Country: Netherlands
- Topics: Soccer,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA0016SVQFJZ
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: The Netherlands trained on Saturday (August 5) as they prepare to face Denmark in their first ever Women's European Championship final appearance.
The two sides met in the group stage of the tournament wit the the Dutch coming out 1-0 winners, but both Netherlands' forward Vivienne Miedema and coach Sarina Wiegman told reporters that the first encounter was a tough test.
The host nation reached the final after they swept England aside 3-0 on Thursday (August 3). Denmark reached the final after beating Austria 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out.
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