Goalkeeper Van Veenendaal didn’t shake off the consequences of an early collision which additionally injured team-mate Stefanie van der Gragt, and had to get replaced by the inexperienced Daphne van Domselaar, whereas Nouwen was additionally compelled off earlier than half-time.
Parsons’ remarks after the match prompt each gamers could battle to play far more of a component within the event.
Netherlands coach Mark Parsons revealed the prognosis is “not nice” for injured duo Sari van Veenendaal and Aniek Nouwen after what could possibly be a expensive opening draw with Sweden at Euro 2022.
“Not nice is the one factor I can say,” he mentioned on UEFA’s web site. “You’ve obtained two gamers in tears who’re very happy with what the group did.”
The Oranje trailed on the break to Jonna Andersson’s purpose however overcame the adversity due to Jill Roord’s equaliser early within the second half.
Parsons mentioned: “First half, I believe it was powerful. The areas had been huge so it meant Viv (Miedema) and others needed to make an excessive amount of operating. I used to be fairly disillusioned with the purpose.
“Second half was higher, and there’s extra to return.”
Van Domselaar overcame a shaky begin to make a vital late save from Fridolina Rolfo and, together with Van der Gragt, drew reward from Miedema, who was instrumental within the build-up to Roord’s purpose and was later named participant of the match.
“I’m so happy,” mentioned the Arsenal ahead. “There have been numerous feelings at half-time.
“I don’t understand how Steph performed 90 minutes. That feeling creates a togetherness, and (Van Domselaar and fellow substitute Marisa Olislagers) performed the video games of their lives.”
Sweden coach Peter Gerhardsson was uncertain whether or not the outcome represented two factors misplaced or one gained after his aspect’s first-half dominance.
“Someplace between,” he informed uefa.com. “The emotions are all the time disappointment whenever you don’t win.
“They go so much with two strikers and for those who play with three centre-backs it turns into somewhat simpler to return away from that. We compelled them to play numerous lengthy balls.
“We had only one drawback left, Miedema, she is so skilful, we needed to double up on her. That was additionally one thing we would have liked three centre-backs for. However you may’t maintain her away for 90 minutes and she or he did a unbelievable factor (to create the equaliser).”