In the continued absence of injured skipper Steph (*10*), Wiegman gave the captain’s armband to Arsenal’s Leah Williamson once more and he or she excelled in the deep-lying midfielder function which – given England’s dominance of territory – noticed her taking part in excessive up the pitch, threading by means of exact balls, discovering pockets of area and creating probabilities.
Williamson herself headed over from a nook, whereas Ella Toone had a low strike turned behind and later headed over the bar, as England consistently threatened.
After half-time, Greenwood – on the evening of her fiftieth cap – fired in a deflected effort from lengthy vary to make it 5-0, earlier than Luxembourg defender Jessica Berscheid turned substitute Beth Mead’s cross into the online for an personal objective for the sixth. Chelsea centre-half Millie Bright then added the seventh as she headed in her first senior worldwide objective, in her fortieth cap.
The guests’ tempo had slowed barely earlier in the second half, however they raced to double figures in stoppage time with three additional targets. The first noticed Bright nod in her second of the evening from Mead’s cross, earlier than full-back Rachel Daly netted an emotional objective, following the dying of her father final week. Chelsea’s Beth England – who had scored twice after coming off the bench on Friday – bundled in the tenth to finish the rout.
Wiegman, who led Holland to Euro 2017 glory on dwelling soil 4 years in the past earlier than guiding them to the 2019 World Cup last, will subsequent see her new England facet host Northern Ireland at Wembley on October twenty third, earlier than a visit to Latvia three days later, as they proceed their bid for a routine qualification for 2023’s World Cup.
Match particulars
Luxembourg (4-4-1-1): Schlimm; Albert, Kremer, Berscheid, De Lemos (Schon, 78); Abreu (Mendes, 89), Marques (Derisevic, 89), Miller, Graca; Kocan (Raths, 45); Garcia (De Bruyn, 62)
Subs not used: Becker, Krier, Tiberi, Have, Thil, Kremer
Yellow playing cards: Miller, De Bruyn
England (4-1-2-3): Earps 6; Daly 7, Bright 7, Greenwood 8 (Wubben-Moy 6, 59), Stokes 7; Williamson 8; Toone 7 (Scott 6, 81), Kirby 8 (Stanway 6, 71); Parris 8, White 8 (England 7, 58), Hemp 8 (Mead 8, 59)
Subs not used: Charles, MacIver (gk), Zelem, Staniforth, Telford (gk), Salmon, Carter
Yellow playing cards: Mead
Referee: Aleksandra Cesen (Slovenia)

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