21:14 – The OranjeLeeuwinnen fell back in the previous international period for the first time since the lost World Cup final and just like the game in France, the United States were the opponent in a friendly this time around. National coach Sarina Wiegman was happy with the loss ahead of the Olympic Games.
She said it to her face Dagblad Algemeen on the loss of the previous calendar year. “We were tested at the highest level. We evaluated this game and took a number of things out of it. We now hope to take the next step,” said the outgoing coach of the loss.
“The game against the United States was a moment of measurement towards the Olympics. I was not shocked. A lot of people say that the differences are mainly physical, but we think those differences are negligible. We are looking for them. mainly in football, ”says Wiegman. , who also looks forward to friendly duels with Belgium and Germany in the coming days. “They are two better countries, I am very happy that we can play against them. Moreover, it has been a long time since we have met them,” said the national manager.