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Germany, its titles and records at the Women’s EURO | Women’s EURO

No other team has held a major title in European football for as long as Germany: 22 years at the pinnacle of European women’s football.

Winners in 1989 and 1991, Germany lost their title in 1993 but regained it on March 26, 1995, when they beat Sweden in Kaiserslautern. They went on to win the next five finals until a quarter-final loss to Denmark on July 30, 2017 – a reign of 8,162 days.

Germany’s history at the EURO

2022: finalist
2017: quarter-final
2013: winner
2009: winner
2005: winner
2001: winner
1997: winner
1995: winner
1993: fourth place
1991: winner
1989: winner
1987: not qualified
1984: not qualified

Germany’s winners

• EURO x 8 (1989, 1991, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2013)
• Women’s World Cup x 2 (2003, 2007)
• OJ (2016)
• EURO U19/U18 x 6 (2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2011)
• EURO U17 x 8 (2008, 2009, 2012, 2014*, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2022)
• FIFA U-20 World Cup x 3 (2004, 2010, 2014)

*Edition played at the end of 2013

Germany’s EURO records

Titles: 8
Consecutive titles: 6 (1995–2013)
Finals: 10
Consecutive finals: 6 (1995–2013)
Semi-finals: 10 (equal ith Norway)
Consecutive semi-finals: 9 (1989–2013)
Matches: 46
Wins: 36
Goals: 102
Goals in a single final tournament: 21 (2009)
Goals in a group stage: 11 (2001)
Defense in a group stage: 0 goals conceded (2005, 2022)
Winning streak (endgame): 19 (06/07/1997–11/07/2013)
Winning streak (including qualifying): 38 (06/04/2000–19/11/2011)
Biggest win and number of goals in a final: 6-2 v England (2009)
Finals played and won (player): 5, Birgit Prinz
Goal in knockout stages (player): 10, Inka Grings/Birgit Prinz
Single finals goals (player): 6, Inka Grings (2009), Alex Popp (2022) (tied with Beth Mead, England, 2022)
Goalscorer in most consecutive matches: 5, Alex Popp (all matches in 2022)
Scorer in consecutive group stage matches: Alex Popp (2022, tied with England’s Beth Mead in 2022)
Matches played in the final phase (player): 23, Birgit Prinz
Title (coach or coach): 3 Gero Bisanz/Tina Theune
Appearances on the bench: 15 Tina Theune (tied with Hope Powell, England)

And also

  • Germany haven’t lost a knockout game in the competition since July 3, 1993, a third-place play-off against Denmark, until July 30, 2017, their quarter-final loss to the same opponent.
  • Sweden, the first Women’s EURO champions, were crowned on 27 May 1984. At the time of their loss to Denmark in 2017, Germany had been champions for 9,625 of the following 12,117 days (79.4 % of this period).
  • Silvia Neid took part in Germany’s eight victories: as a player (1989, 1991, 1995), assistant (1997, 2001, 2005) and coach (2009, 2013).

All matches in the final phase

46 matches, 36 wins, 6 draws, 4 losses (102 goals for, 27 against)

The four defeats
England 2-1a.p. Germany, final, 31 July 2022
Germany 1-2 Denmark, quarter-finals, 30 July 2017
Germany 0-1 Norway, group stage, 17 July 2013
Germany 1-3 Denmark, third place match, 3 July 1993
(Germany also lost on penalties to Italy in the 1993 semi-finals, after a 1-1 draw.)

The series of 19 matches won

6 July 1997: 2-0 v Denmark (groups, Moss)
9 July 1997: 1-0 v Sweden (semi-final, Karlstad)
12 July 1997: 2-0 v Italy (final, Oslo)
23 June 2001: 3-1 v Sweden (group stage, Erfurt)
27 June 2001: 5-0 v Russia (groups, Erfurt)
30 June 2001: 3-0 v England (group stage, Jena)
4 July 2001: 1-0 v Norway (semi-final, Ulm)
July 7, 2001: 1-0 ap, golden goal against Sweden (final, Ulm)
6 June 2005: 1-0 v Norway (groups, Warrington)
9 June 2005: 4-0 v Italy (groups, Preston)
12 June 2005: 3-0 v France (groups, Warrington)
June 15, 2005: 4-1 v Finland (semi-final, Preston)
19 June 2005: 3-1 v Norway (final, Blackburn)
24 August 2009: 4-0 v Norway (groups, Tampere)
27 August 2009: 5-1 v France (groups, Tampere)
30 August 2009: 1-0 v Iceland (groups, Tampere)
September 4, 2009: 2-1 v Italy (quarter-final, Lahti)
7 September 2009: 3-1 v Norway (semi-final, Helsinki)
10 September 2009: 6-2 v England (final, Helsinki)

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