EURO 2022. While the group matches are over, the quarter-finals of the Women’s Football Euro begin this Wednesday, July 20 with a clash between England and Spain. Les Bleues will be opposed on Saturday July 23 to the defending champions, the Netherlands.
After the group stage, it’s time for the quarter-finals this Wednesday, July 20. Host country of this women’s Euro, England is back tonight at 9 p.m. in a clash against the Spanish. Since the start of the competition, the English players have aroused great enthusiasm thanks to their enormous successes in the pools (1-0 against Austria, 8-0 against Norway and 5-0 against Northern Ireland). In a press conference, the promising winger Lauren Hemp returned to this notoriety: “All eyes in the nation are on us. I see a lot going on on social media and I sense through my interactions with my family and friends that everyone is excited about the tournament.“
As for Les Bleues, they did the first part of the job by finishing first in the group ahead of Belgium. Saturday July 23 at 9 p.m., Corinne Deacon’s players will face a nation of another caliber, the Netherlands, who are the defending champions. If the France team has to do without Marie-Antoinette Katoto, the Dutch will be deprived of Lieke Martens, injured while striker Vivianne Miedema tested positive for Covid is uncertain for the quarter-final against Les Bleues.
In 2017, the Euro took place in the Netherlands where the Dutch locals became European champions. In 2022, the European Championship will take place in England, where the matches will be played in 10 stadiums: Wembley Stadium (London), Bramall Lane (Sheffield), St Mary’s Stadium (Southampton), Falmer Stadium (Brighton), Brentford Community Stadium (Brentford), Leigh Sports Village (Leigh), Old Trafford and Academy Stadium (Manchester), New York Stadium (Rotterham), Stadium MK (Milton Keynes).
Throughout the group stage of the Women’s Euro 2022, find in real time and from the end of the matches, the ranking of the four groups of the Euro with in particular Pool D, the group of France for the competition.
16 teams are qualified divided into 4 pools from 4 countries. The draw for the group stage of Euro 2022 was made on Thursday October 28 in Manchester, England.
- Group A: England, Austria, Norway, Northern Ireland
- Group B: Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland
- Group C: Netherlands, Sweden, Portugal, Switzerland
- Group D: FranceItaly, Belgium, Iceland
The schedule for the 2022 UEFA European Women’s Championship in England has been announced:
- Wednesday July 21: QF1 – England – Spain (Brighton and Hove)
- Thursday July 22: QF2 – Germany – Austria (Brentford)
- Friday July 23: QF3 – Sweden – Belgium (Wigan and Leigh)
- Saturday July 24: QF4 – France – Netherlands (Rotherham)
- Tuesday July 26: DF1 – Sweden or Belgium – England or Spain (Sheffield)
- Wednesday July 27: DF2 – France or the Netherlands – Germany or Austria (Milton Keynes)
- Sunday 31 July: Winners DF1 – Winners DF2 (Wembley)
The knockout phase
- Wednesday July 20
- 9 p.m.: England – Spain (Brighton and Hove) live on TMC and Canal+ Sport
- Thursday July 21
- 9 p.m.: Germany – Austria (Brentford) live on TMC and Canal+ Sport
- Friday July 22
- 9 p.m.: Sweden – Belgium (Wigan and Leigh) live on TF1 and Canal+
- Saturday July 23
- 9 p.m.: France – Netherlands (Rotherham) live on TF1 and Canal+
- Tuesday July 26
- 9 p.m.: Sweden or Belgium – England or Spain (Sheffield) live on TF1 and Canal+
- Wednesday July 27
- 9 p.m.: France or the Netherlands – Germany or Austria (Milton Keynes) live on TF1 and Canal+
- Sunday July 31
- 9 p.m.: Winners DF1 – Winners DF2 (Wembley) live on TF1 and Canal+
The French women’s football team has an appointment with Euro 2022 from Wednesday July 6. As traditionally, as for men, the list of players who will compete in the competition is particularly awaited. Despite her impressive performances with Olympique Lyonnais, winner of the last Champions League, Amandine Henry was not called up to play in the competition. Here is the list :
- Babysitters: Pauline Peyraud-Magnin (Juventus Turin/Ita), Mylène Chavas (Bordeaux), Justine Lerond (Metz)
- Defenders: Selma Bacha (Lyon), Hawa Cissoko (West Ham / Ang), Sakina Karchaoui (Paris SG), Griedge Mbock (Lyon), Eve Perisset (Bordeaux), Wendie Renard (Lyon), Marion Torrent (Montpellier), Aïssatou Tounkara (Atlético of Madrid/Spain).
- Environments : Charlotte Bilbault (Bordeaux), Kenza Dali (Everton / Ang), Grace Geyoro (Paris SG), Ella Palis (Bordeaux), Sandie Toletti (Levante / Esp).
- Forwards: Sandy Baltimore (Paris SG), Delphine Cascarino (Lyon), Kadidiatou Diani (Paris SG), Marie-Antoinette Katoto (Paris SG), Melvine Malard (Lyon), Clara Matéo (Paris FC), Ouleymata Sarr (Paris FC).
Les Bleues aim to do better than in 2017 and an elimination in the quarter-finals against England. If they aim to go as far as possible in the competition, this is also the case for the reigning European champions, the Netherlands led by Lieke Mertens and Vivienne Miedema. Eight-time titled Germany is an outsider like Denmark, finalist in 2017. Spain, with several FC Barcelona players, will have its say like Sweden, second in the FIFA rankings.