Milton Keynes. Germany qualified for its ninth final of the European Women’s Football Championship by defeating France 2-1, in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, and will compete with hosts England next Sunday.
Captain Alexandra Pope (mins 40 and 76) scored both goals, first with a left-footed shot and then with a header, in both cases with the help of Svenja Huth.
France temporarily equalized at 45, with a goal in the net by goalkeeper Merle Froms after a shot at the post from Kadidiato Diani.
The Germans are dominant in the history of the European Women’s Championship, winning eight titles in 12 editions of the tournament. As long as the file Frauen-Nationalmannschaft They made it to the last game of this tournament and ended up lifting the trophy, a tradition they hope to renew on Sunday at Wembley.
England qualified, on Tuesday, by defeating Sweden 4-0 in the first semi-final. The home team has an impressive average of four goals per game.
Germany has won all the matches it has played so far in the European Championship. In their group in the first stage, they beat Denmark (4-0), Spain (2-0) and Finland (3-0), before beating Austria (2-0) in the quarter-finals. The goal he got on Wednesday was the first in this edition, but despite this, he managed to win and seal the ticket to the final.
Alexandra Pope, named man of the match, reached England’s Beth Mead in the scoring table, both with six goals. They equaled the number of goals scored in the same edition of the tournament, those of Germany’s Inka Grings in 2009, so they would choose to beat them in the final.
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