Canada v Republic of Eire: Ladies’s World Cup 2023 – stay

Canada v Republic of Eire: Ladies’s World Cup 2023 – stay

Key occasions

Given the massive variety of Irish individuals who stay and work in Perth, tonight’s match might be like a house sport for the Republic of Eire. {Photograph}: Luisa González/Reuters
Some Canada fans are pictured at the Rectangular Stadium in Perth/Boorloo.
Some Canada followers are pictured on the Rectangular Stadium in Perth/Boorloo. {Photograph}: Will Russell/FIFA/Getty Pictures

These groups: Canada’s skipper Christine Sinclair is omitted from the beginning line-up, the 40-year-old striker dropping to the bench at her sixth World Cup. Chelsea’s Jessie Fleming returns to the aspect after recovering from damage.

With Heather Payne and Louise each handed match to play, Vera Pauw makes only one change to the Eire aspect that misplaced in opposition to Australia. Lucy Quinn comes into the entrance three rather than Marissa Sheva.

Vera Pauw on Canada: “Canada is a unique group than Australia,” stated the Irish supervisor. They’ve extra flexibility and creativity of their group. Their largest risk is their expertise. They know the right way to win video games and finals. Towards Nigeria, Christy Sinclair missed a penalty. If the penalty went in, they might have received and it could be a totally completely different scenario for each of us.

“Jessie Fleming is a large participant for them. Their taking part in type hasn’t modified and their risks stay the identical. Sinclair is a participant who you received’t see for some time and all of the sudden, then she scores. We have to discover a strategy to get to their objective.”

Ireland manager Vera Pauw oversees training in Perth.
Eire supervisor Vera Pauw (centre) oversees coaching in Perth. {Photograph}: Luisa González/Reuters

Bev Priestman on the Rep of Eire: “If I used to be her [Pauw], I’m undecided whether or not I’d change a factor,” stated the Canadian supervisor. “Towards Eire, it’s about transferring the ball to interrupt down that strong block. It’s attempting to maintain the tempo of the sport, fairly than be lured into that sluggish rhythm. That may occur whenever you’re in possession, then ready for somebody to provide it again. Ball pace might be a important part of breaking them down.”

Canada head coach Bev Priestman addresses the ladies and gentlemen of the press.
Canada head coach Bev Priestman addresses the women and gents of the press. {Photograph}: Aitor Alcalde/FIFA/Getty Pictures

Canada v Republic of Eire line-ups

Canada: Sheridan, Riviere, Buchanan, Gilles, Lawrence, Quinn, Fleming, Grosso, Huitema, Viens, Leon.

Subs: D’Angelo, Chapman, Zadorsky, Rose, Sinclair, Schmidt, Prince, Carle, Lacasse, Awujo, Smith, Proulx.

Rep of Eire: Brosnan, Connolly, Louise Quinn, Fahey, McCabe, Littlejohn, O’Sullivan, Payne, Farrelly, Carusa, Lucy Quinn.

Subs: Moloney, O’Riordan, Mustaki, Caldwell, Barrett, Agg, O’Gorman, Larkin, Sheva, Grant, Atkinson, Walsh.

Referee: Laura Fortunato (Argentina)

Early group information

Louise Quinn appears set to begin for the Republic of Eire, regardless of issues over a foot damage she picked up of their opener in opposition to the Republic of Eire that left her hobbling round in a protecting plastic boot. The Birmingham Metropolis centre-back has 106 caps for her nation and got here via coaching unscathed yesterday.

Quinn was Eire supervisor Vera Pauw’s solely main damage concern, though wing-back Heather Payne skilled with strapping on her thigh yesterday after feeling tightness in her hamstring.

Canada midfielder Jessie Fleming was pressured to sit down out her group’s scoreless draw with Nigeria however is on the market for choice in Perth at this time.

Louis Quinn has recovered from a foot injury and is available to take her place in the heart of Ireland’s defence today.
Louis Quinn has recovered from a foot damage and is on the market to take her place within the coronary heart of Eire’s defence at this time. {Photograph}: Ryan Byrne/INPHO/Shutterstock


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