February 16, 2021 – 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 as the Olympic Games approached.
She said it to her face Dagblad Algemeen about the loss of the previous calendar year. “We have been tested at the highest level. We have evaluated this game and removed a number of things. We now hope to take the next step,” said the outgoing coach of the loss.
“The game against the United States was a measurement point towards the Olympics. I’m not shocked. A lot of people say the physical differences are important, but we think those differences are negligible. We mainly look for them 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.