Coach Mark Sampson has done his meticulous best to make sure his players are ready to face the hosts who will be backed by 30,000 spectators
A young woman sits outside a Utrecht cafe, sipping strong Dutch coffee when she spots a familiar face whizzing past on a bicycle. “I was like ‘Sari?’” says Jodie Taylor, recalling her meeting on Monday with her Arsenal team-mate Sari van Veenendaal, the Holland goalkeeper. “And she turned round and biked back for a 10-minute chat.”
On Thursday, England’s striker will be doing everything possible to add to her five-goal Euro 2017 tally when the pair meet again in the semi-final here but such rivalry was not about to spoil their friendship.
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