With the support of the majority of the crowd, everything suggests that the English will try to “revenge” their defeat 13 years ago, when the Germans crushed them 6-2, in Finland, in the most lopsided final of the tournament. Competition history.
The hosts lost the possibility of reaching the title and the final of the first edition in 1984 against Sweden on penalties (3-4) after losing 1-0 in Gothenburg and winning 1-0 in Luton.
If the English are looking for the first cup, and become the fifth team to win the European Championship, then Germany will go in search of ninth and seventh places in the last eight editions, after ‘farewell’ in the ‘quarters’ in 2017, defeated by Denmark (1-2) .
The German national team won in 1989 and 1991, respectively, as the Federal Republic of Germany (RFA), and respectively in 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2013, having won all eight finals they have played, four of them against Norway.
On their way to the final, England led by 52-year-old Dutchwoman Sarina Wijmann won all five matches against Austria (1-0), Norway (8-0) and Northern Ireland (5-0) in the group stage. Spain (2-1 after extra time) in the quarter-finals and Sweden (4-0) in the semi-finals.
On the other hand, the German national team led by Martina Voss-Tecklenburg (54) walked a perfect path, with victories over Denmark (4-0), Spain (2-0) and Finland (3-0). , in the group stage, Austria (2-0) in the “quarter” and France (2-1) in the “half”.
The two teams will compete for the puck, and the Englishman Beth Meade and the German Alexandra Pope will compete for the top scorer title, and reach the final with the same six goals, against four of the English Alicia Russo as well.
The match between England and Germany, which decided the 13th edition of the European Women’s Football Championship, is scheduled to take place at 17:00 at Wembley Stadium in London, to be refereed by Ukrainian Katerina Monzul.
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