Euros 2022: Ella Toone says England need to make followers proud

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Ella Toone says England need to preserve making the followers proud with victory of their Euro 2022 semi-final.

The hosts will face both Sweden or Belgium at Bramall Lane on Tuesday after coming from behind to beat Spain within the quarter-final on Wednesday.

Substitute Toone scored an 84th-minute equaliser earlier than Georgia Stanway’s winner in further time.

The midfielder says the sensation after her leveller was “most likely one of the best I’ve ever had in soccer”.

There have been 28,994 followers in attendance at Brighton’s Amex Stadium, and a peak tv viewers of seven.6 million watched on BBC One.

That was up on the 4 million who tuned in for the Lionesses’ 8-0 group-stage win towards Norway, and Manchester United’s Toone says “it will be wonderful” to recreate related scenes within the semi.

“For all of us it will be wonderful to get that win within the semi-final,” mentioned the 22-year-old. “[The quarter-final] was actually particular in entrance of that crowd and each recreation we have performed has been wonderful, the atmospheres have been unbelievable.

“We’re so grateful for the followers that assist us, whether or not that is within the stadium or at house, and we simply need to preserve making them proud.”

It has been introduced that the semi-final can be screened at Trafalgar Sq. in London, with a capability of 5,000 followers.

Toone added: “Hopefully we see everybody’s beers flying round and that they are having fun with the sport, and we’re simply making them proud, that is the primary factor, and we’re inspiring the following technology.

“Hopefully we will go on and placed on one other huge efficiency.

“I believe we’re getting increasingly more followers concerned, everybody’s simply loving it and having fun with it, and I am certain we’ll have much more followers supporting us within the semis.”

‘We’re a united nation’

The Lionesses have reached the semi-finals in every of their final three tournaments, whereas the lads went one step additional and completed as runners-up on the Euros final summer time.

Wednesday’s match-winner Stanway says a few of the gamers have obtained messages of assist and recommendation from the England males’s workforce exhibiting “we’re positively a united nation”.

“We have got a couple of messages off the lads, simply supporting us and keen us all the best way, saying they’re coming to the following match,” mentioned Stanway, who has joined Bayern Munich after leaving Manchester Metropolis this summer time.

“We have had simply sure messages off Declan Rice, simply the lads that have been concerned final 12 months. They’re simply form of giving us tips about momentum, taking it ahead and simply the assist actually.”

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