September 29, 2022

Lianne Sanderson has described England’s efficiency towards Northern Eire as ‘completely different stage’.

The Lionesses had already secured their passage into the quarter finals of the European Championship however created a correct get together ambiance at St Mary’s Stadium with a 5-0 win.


The Lionesses have been unstoppable as soon as once more

It was a proper party atmosphere on the south coast


It was a correct get together ambiance on the south coast

Targets from Fran Kirby, Beth Mead, an personal aim and an Alessia Russo brace ensured that not solely did Sarina Wiegman’s aspect progress in prime spot, however additionally they shattered the group stage file for many objectives scored with a staggering 14 to their identify.

With a final eight fixture towards Spain or Denmark forward of them on Wednesday evening, England have loads of time to focus forward of what’s going to be one other huge conflict for the Lionesses, nevertheless in response to Sanderson, the aspect deserve actual credit score for his or her efficiency in Southampton.

Talking on talkSPORT’s reside protection, Sanderson mentioned: “It’s been completely improbable.

“Within the first half tonight it wasn’t their greatest efficiency, however within the second half they have been on a distinct stage, they have been actually have been.

“They rang the adjustments at half-time and I believe it positively labored.

“I’ve mentioned it many instances, you’re going to want the entire squad throughout this event.

Kirby’s goal got things started

Kirby’s aim obtained issues began

The team spirit in Sarina Wiegman’s side is a joy to behold


The crew spirit in Sarina Wiegman’s aspect is a pleasure to behold

“Alessio Russo with the 2 objectives, she’ll be actually disenchanted to not get the third ultimately, however it was a very good efficiency from England.

“Northern Eire actually tried. I’ve mentioned it earlier than and I don’t say it in a patronising manner, however there’s solely a lot that Northern Eire can do with not likely any assist from the soccer affiliation.

“Hopefully this can present them the place they have to be at as a result of their followers have been improbable.”

Sanderson added: “For England, not conceding is a significant factor. If I’m a centre ahead and I don’t must ponder conceding, it’s simpler to attain objectives.

“It was an excellent efficiency from England. Actually, actually good. The followers beloved it and we undergo as group winners.”