‘We don’t cope with it well’ – Ian Wright backs England for World Cup triumph but pinpoints where Lionesses must improve
The Metro says Ian Wright believes England are firmly among the favourites for the World Cup but warned the Lionesses are still learning to cope with pressure from elite sides.
Sarina Wiegman’s side secured another piece of silverware after beating Brazil on penalties in the first ever Women’s Finalissima at a sold-out Wembley on Thursday night.
Ella Toone gave the hosts the lead after 23 minutes, capping a superb team move but England failed to add to their lead.
Brazil held on, searching for an equaliser with their efforts rewarded two minutes into injury time with Andressa Alves converting from close range after a cross was spilled from Mary Earps.