EURO 2022. The French team is playing a place in the final of the Women’s Football Euro by facing Germany this Wednesday, July 27.
The big day for the French women’s team at the Women’s Football Euro. This Wednesday, Corinne Deacon’s Bleues are playing their semi-final against Germany to play the very first final in their history. Asked at a press conference, Wendie Renard explained that there was no complex to have. “It’s a semi-final of a European Championship, we very soon after the last match. We are used to these situations. We want to play this match, but we must not play it too fast. We have a big stage left before Wembley, we’re doing things as usual. When you look at the record of this German team and ours, in terms of experience and experience… They are two great nations but for the moment our record is empty. We are in the semi-finals of the European Championship. If we have done this course, it is not for nothing, and so do they. They have scored a lot of goals and have not have not conceded. It will be up to us tomorrow to be determined and to score, to be effective in both surfaces.”
In the event of qualification, Les Bleues will play against England on Sunday 31 July. At home, the English put in an exceptional performance in the semi-final against Sweden on Tuesday 26 July, winning 4-0 thanks to goals from Beth Mead, Lucy Bronze, Alessia Russo and Fran Kirby. “We have faith in this team, our players stay calm and stick to the plan. We’ve talked about scenarios and sometimes things go well and sometimes things don’t. We can rely on each other and our task, then come back to the team” explained Sarina Wiegman after the meeting.
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 27 July: France – Germany (Milton Keynes)
- Sunday 31 July: England – Winners DF2 (Wembley)
The knockout phase
- Wednesday July 27
- 9 p.m.: France – Germany (Milton Keynes) live on TF1 and Canal+
- Sunday July 31
- 9 p.m.: England – 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.