England will face the Copa America Femenina champions Brazil in the women’s Finalissima, following their Euro 2022 triumph against Germany.
While the Brazilians edged out of Colombia in a 1-0 victory following a first-half penalty from Débora Cristiane de Oliveira, more commonly known as Debinha.
When will the match take place?
For the first time, the women’s European and South American champions will now face off in a showpiece event. As an added reward, England will be involved in the inaugural women’s ‘Finalissima’ match later this year.
The match is set to be played in Europe, but governing bodies UEFA and CONMEBOL are yet to announce a date or venue.
Who is likely to win between England and Brazil champions?
England Women made history on Sunday night, with their Euro 2022 final win helping them lift the trophy that the whole country has been waiting for. The celebrations were witnessed on and off the pitch by the 87,000 spectators that were watching in Wembley Stadium and the millions watching around the country.
The Lionesses were crowned champions after beating Germany 2-1 after extra time in the finals to lift the Euro 2022 trophy. However, the England champions are delighted to make history on Sunday, ending 56 years of a trophyless era by winning their first major tournament since 1966.
The England Women conceded just two goals throughout the whole tournament and had some brilliant results, including their 8-0 win against Norway and a 5-0 victory over Northern Ireland. The teamwork and resilience the whole team and manager Sarina Wiegman showed throughout the tournament helped them lift the trophy, and they deserved it.
Moreover, it’s noteworthy that the Lionesses had an unchanged starting line-up in every game from the group stages till they won the Euro 2022 trophy. The lionesses are hungry for more trophies and will be looking forward to adding more awards when they take on Brazil in the inaugural women’s ‘Finalissima’ match
Meanwhile, the Lionesses contenders Brazil won the Copa America Femenina for the eighth time this weekend courtesy of a first-half Debinha penalty, which gave them a 1-0 victory over Columbia, making it their eighth continental trophies in nine years.
It is noteworthy to express that this is the fourth consecutive triumph for the Brazilian females to rule the South American continent and the eighth time they are lifting the continental trophy.
In their quest for the Copa America Femenina, Brazil were exemplary to net 20 goals in six games without conceding any goal in the process, including the win against Colombia.
It’s no doubt that the match between the champions will be a tough one as the two teams will not take it easy with each other.
However, looking at the duo performances and achievements, who do you think is likely to win the finalissima?
In my opinion, the England team is likely to defeat the Brazilian women in the anticipating women’s finalissima due to their hunger for more trophies and the strive to draw more landmarks in their football history.