Sarina Wiegman: It’s easy to say that the pressure is on England


England boss Sarina Wiegman has disputed the suggestion that all the pressure is on the Lionesses ahead of Monday’s clash with Norway in Brighton.

Wiegman’s counterpart Martin Sjogren said in his pre-match press conference at the Amex Stadium that he felt Norway were “definitely” the underdogs going into the Group A meeting with the Euros hosts, adding: “I think England is one of the big favourites for the tournament.

“I think England feels quite a lot of pressure from being at home, being one of the favourites.”

Wiegman with Norway head coach Martin Sjogren (right) at the Euros draw last October (Nick Potts/PA).

Wiegman’s press conference followed, and when she was asked about Sjogren’s comments and if it was fair to say all the pressure was on England, she said: “I don’t think so.



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