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England vs Sweden: BBC Sport Readers' Lionesses in Euro 2025 qualifiers at Wembley Stadium

England vs Sweden: BBC Sport Readers' Lionesses in Euro 2025 qualifiers at Wembley Stadium

Earlier this week, we asked you to pick the England team that will begin its defense of the European Championship title with a qualifier against Sweden on Friday.

Boss Sarina Wiegman has named a lot of familiar faces to her 23-player squad, as well as some exciting new additions. But who did you choose?

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Over 80% of you chose the 4-3-3 formation, so we built the team around that.

Manchester United's Mary Earps has been a great choice in goal, being included in 83% of teams, despite Hannah Hampton's impressive form at Chelsea.

There were three standout selections in defence, with Barcelona's Lucy Bronze the most popular choice in the squad (91%), while Arsenal's Leah Williamson returns (76%) and Manchester City's Alex Greenwood gets the nod (82%). The final selection was tougher with Jace Carter (40%) edging out Chelsea teammate Niamh Charles (35%) despite not being the most popular choice for any position.

In midfield, Barcelona's Keira Walsh received the vote (73%) alongside Bayern Munich's Georgia Stanway (81%) again, while they were joined by Chelsea's Lauren James (71%), who is second in the Women's Premier League top scorers' table. , for which she was asked to play a slightly deeper role than she was accustomed to at club level.

James is ahead of competition from Manchester United's Ella Toon (50%), the brilliant Manchester City midfielder Jess Park, and the loaned Tottenham player Grace Clinton, who scored in her first appearance in the final camp.

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Up front, Arsenal's Beth Mead (62%) and Manchester City's Lauren Hemp (81%) occupy the wings, with Arsenal striker Alessia Russo (75%) ahead of Aston Villa's Rachel Daly (41%) in the central striker position.

What team will Wegman field at Wembley? You can still choose your side below, but that won't change the final lineup.

Choose your ideal England line-up for the opening match of the Euro 2025 qualifiers