England XI vs Sweden: Starting lineup, confirmed team news, injury latest for Women’s Euros semi-final today

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 (ES Composite)
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Sarina Wiegman’s loyalty to her England starting XI remains as the Lionesses. face Sweden in the Women’s Euro 2022 semi-finals.

Record scorer Ellen White’s tough night in front of goal against Spain had led to calls for Alessia Russo to step up from the bench, however White once again gets the nod up front.

The Manchester United striker has made only one start for the Lionesses having appeared 10 times as a substitute for her country - and has stated her happiness to continue the role of super-sub.

“Whenever I am given a chance I will take it, whether it’s as a starter or on the bench,” Russo told Standard Sport.

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“I am just delighted to be here and keep performing for the team, and grinding out results at a major tournament. We have some unbelievable talent in the dressing room, it’s just important to help as much as I can.”

Wiegman is yet to make a change to her starting lineup throughout the tournament, with Ella Toone and Chloe Kelly once again having to settle for roles off the bench.

At left-back, Rachel Daly keeps her place despite a tough night against Spain in the quarter-finals.

Starting XI: Earps, Bronze, Bright, Williamson, Daly, Walsh, Stanway, Kirby, Mead, Hemp, White

Subs: Hampton, Roebuck, Carter, Greenwood, Stokes, Scott, Parris, Kelly, England, Toone, Wubben-Moy, Russo