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England v Latvia – Stat Attack

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England continue their FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 qualifying campaign when they take on Latvia at The Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster on Tuesday evening.

The Lionesses recorded an important 1-0 victory over Austria in their latest fixture at a storm-hit Stadium of Light in Sunderland on Saturday.

Ahead of England’s latest outing, FAWSL Full-Time have been looking at the statistics surrounding the fixture. Here are four facts which relate to the Lionesses’ meeting with Latvia.

England’s clean sheet record goes on

After five matches in FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 qualifying, England are yet to concede a goal. They come up against a Latvia side who have conceded 26 goals in just five games. Ten of those goals came in a 10-0 home defeat to England last month.

History could be made in Doncaster by Ellen White

Ellen White’s winning goal against Austria was her 45th strike for the Lionesses. The Manchester City forward is now just one goal short of equalling Kelly Smith’s record for England while a brace against Latvia would see White become the outright all-time record goalscorer for her country. With six goals in five qualifying matches so far, the prospect of White claiming the record seems quite likely.

Latvia are the only team in Group D still awaiting a point

Latvia have lost all four of their FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 qualifiers. Romāns Kvačovs’ side have lost three of their four games on home soil, their only away fixture saw them crumble to a 4-0 defeat in Northern Ireland. The prospect of Latvia picking up points in qualifying seems very slim, they have now lost all of their last 15 games in all competitions.

Consistency is key for Wiegman

England boss Wiegman has fielded six players from the start in every game since she took charge of the Lionesses. Those players are Mary Earps, Millie Bright, Alex Greenwood, Ella Toone, Ellen White and Lauren Hemp. While England face a much weaker opponent in Doncaster, it seems likely that Wiegman will again look to field a very strong XI.

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 qualifier between England and Latvia in Doncaster kicks-off at 7pm on Tuesday evening. Tickets remain on sale and can be purchased by clicking here.

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