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China coach vows to be aggressive towards England at Women's World Cup

ADELAIDE, Australia, July 31 (Xinhua) — Ahead of the approaching Women’s World Cup match towards England, Shui Qingxia, the Chinese staff’s head coach, has urged her gamers to undertake a proactive technique.

Presently, England leads Group D with six factors, whereas each China and Denmark path with three factors every. Including the scoreless Haiti, all 4 groups nonetheless have a shot at advancing to the knockout stage earlier than the ultimate spherical, slated to start on Tuesday.

“This is a complex group. The most critical aspect is to perform our brand of football well. Players should maintain a positive mental and physical attitude. I hope we can find the net tomorrow,” Shui urged on Monday’s pre-match convention.

The 57-year-old coach praised the European champions, saying, “England has displayed stability in recent years. It ranks among the world’s best teams and plays aggressive football. The match carries significance for both sides, but we’re sure to encounter more challenges. We must strive to compete for every ball possession.”

Shui opted to not disclose whether or not star ahead Wang Shuang, who was benched for the primary two matches’ preliminary halves, would begin. “Wang is a tremendous player. My starting lineup selection is rooted in tactical considerations. Our goal is to optimize her offensive capabilities,” she said.

England introduced on Sunday that its key midfielder, Keira Walsh, would miss Tuesday’s match attributable to a knee damage. However, head coach Sarina Wiegman appeared undeterred by her absence, saying, “It’s unfortunate to lose players, but we must press forward. Even without Keira, we remain a formidable team.”

“We’re currently focusing on China. They are an entirely different squad compared to their Tokyo Olympics team two years ago. They’re well-organized. We must stay patient and keep the ball in motion. That’s the primary objective of the game – to maintain as much control as possible,” Wiegman famous.

Despite being a single level away from qualification, the coach asserted her techniques would not change. “We approach every match intending to win, and that’s our plan for tomorrow.”