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Chelsea Women: December Internationals Showcase

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Chelsea Women will be well-represented in the upcoming December internationals, with 20 players featuring for their respective national teams. The fixtures include crucial Nations League clashes and friendly encounters, showcasing the international prowess of Chelsea’s talented squad.

The highlight fixture involves Beth Mead’s return to the England squad after a year away. Mead, alongside Alessia Russo and Lotte Wubben-Moy, will face the Netherlands, led by Vivianne Miedema and Victoria Pelova, at Wembley Stadium on December 1. The Lionesses must secure a win to boost their chances of participating in the next year’s Olympics.

On December 5, England will travel to Hampden Park to play against Scotland, while the Dutch team will host Belgium. These matches will determine the fate of the teams in the Nations League.

In Group B, Manuela Zinsberger’s Austria will challenge group leaders France, followed by a clash with Frida Maanum’s Norway. Norway, currently at risk of relegation, needs positive results against Austria and Portugal to secure safety.

Kathrine Kuhl’s Denmark leads Group C and aims to secure a spot in the Nations League semi-finals with victories against Germany and Iceland. Spain, set to win Group D, faces a critical match against Sweden on December 5, following their game against Italy on December 1.

Other notable fixtures include Katie McCabe’s Ireland, who have already secured promotion to Nations League A, facing Hungary and Northern Ireland. Additionally, five Chelsea players will participate in friendlies between Canada and Australia.

The detailed schedule of Chelsea players in the December internationals is as follows:

Friday, December 1:

  • Norway (Maanum) vs Portugal | 6 pm (Oslo, Norway)
  • Switzerland (Walti, Maritz) vs Sweden (Ilestedt, Blackstenius, Hurtig) | 7 pm (Lucerne, Switzerland)
  • England (Mead, Russo, Wubben-Moy) vs Netherlands (Miedema, Pelova) | 7:30 pm (London, England)
  • Republic of Ireland (McCabe) vs Hungary | 7:30 pm (Dublin, Ireland)
  • Germany vs Denmark (Kuhl) | 7:30 pm (Rostock, Germany)
  • Austria (Zinsberger) vs France | 8:10 pm (Rennes, France)
  • Spain (Codina) vs Italy | 8:30 pm (Pontevedra, Spain)

Saturday, December 2:

  • Canada (Lacasse, D’Angelo) vs Australia (Catley, Cooney-Cross, Foord) | 3:30 am (British Columbia, Canada)

Tuesday, December 5:

  • Northern Ireland vs Republic of Ireland (McCabe) | 6 pm (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
  • Italy vs Switzerland (Walti, Maritz) | 6 pm (Parma, Italy)
  • Spain (Codina) vs Sweden (Ilestedt, Blackstenius, Hurtig) | 6 pm (Malaga, Spain)
  • Austria (Zinsberger) vs Norway (Maanum) | 6:15 pm (St Polten, Austria)
  • Denmark (Kuhl) vs Iceland | 6:30 pm (Viborg, Denmark)
  • Netherlands (Miedema, Pelova) vs Belgium | 7:45 pm (Tilburg, Netherlands)
  • Scotland vs England (Mead, Russo, Wubben-Moy) | 7:45 pm (Glasgow, Scotland)

Wednesday, December 6:

  • Canada (Lacasse, D’Angelo) vs Australia (Catley, Cooney-Cross, Foord) | 3 am (Vancouver, Canada)

Chelsea fans can follow their favorite players across the globe during these exciting international fixtures.

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By- Sahiba Suri

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