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Women’s EURO, final phase, historic goals and scorers | Women’s EURO

There have been 485 goals scored in 177 UEFA European Women’s Championship finals matches across 13 editions.

All years listed are final tournament dates; 16 teams in 2017 and 2022, 12 teams in 2009 and 2013, eight between 1997 and 2005, and four teams before 1997, including 1984 and 1995, where the tournament was not grouped in a single country.

Significant goals

100e aim Angélique Roujas: France – Russia, 1997, groups (02/07/1997)
200e Solveig Gulbrandsen: Norway – Sweden, 2005, semi-final (06/16/2005)
300e Nilla Fischer: Sweden – Finland, 2013, groups (07/13/2013)
400e Daniëlle van de Donk: Netherlands – England, 2017, semi-final (03/08/2017)

Top scorers: by team

97 West Germany/Germany
71 Sweden
54 England
51
Norway
38 Italy
37 France
33 Denmark

Top scorers

10 Inka Grings (Germany)
10 Birgit Prinz (Germany)
8 Carolina Morace (Italy)
8 Heidi Mohr (Germany/West Germany)
8 Lotta Schelin (Sweden)

Top scorers: knockout stage only

8 Heidi Mohr (Germany/West Germany)
7 Inka Grings (Germany)
7 Birgit Prinz (Germany)
5 Carolina Morace (Italy)
5 Pia Sundhage (Sweden)
5 Lena Videkull (Sweden)

Top scorers: groups only

6 Lotta Schelin (Sweden)
5 Melania Gabbiadini (Italy)
5 Beth Mead (England)

Goals per match: per team*

2.26 Germany/West Germany (97 goals in 43 matches)
1.78 Sweden (71 in 40)
1.74 England (54 in 31)
1.59Netherlands (27 in 17)
1.54
France (37 in 24)
1.31 Norway (51 in 39)

Goals per match: per player*

1.67 Beth Mead (England, 5 in 3)
1.25
Jodie Taylor (England, 5 for 4)
1.00 Marianne Pettersen (Norway, 4 in 4)
0.91 Inka Grings (Germany, 10 in 11)
0.89 Heidi Mohr (West Germany/Germany, 8 for 9)

*At least four goals scored

Most goals in a single final tournament: per team

21 Germany (2009)
15 Germany (2005)
14 England (2022)
13 Germany (2001), Netherlands (2017), Sweden (2013)

Most goals in a single final tournament: by player

6 Inka Grings (Germany 2009)
5 Beth Mead (England 2022)
5 Lotta Schelin (Sweden 2013)
5 Jodie Taylor (England 2017)
4 Inka Grings (Germany 2005)
4 Vivianne Miedema (Netherlands 2017)
4 Heidi Mohr (Germany 1991)
4 Carolina Morace (Italy 1997)
4 Marianne Pettersen (Norway 1997)
4 Angelique Roujas (France 1997)
4 Pia Sundhage (Sweden 1984)

Most goals in a single group stage: by player

5 Beth Mead (England 2022)
4 Marianne Pettersen (Norway 1997)
4 Angelique Roujas (France 1997)
4
Jodie Taylor (England 2017)

Most goals in a match (team)

8 England (8-0 – Norway, 2022, groups)6 England (6-0 – Scotland, 2017, groups)
6 Germany (6-2 – England, 2009 final)
5 England (5-0 – Northern Ireland, 2022, groups)
5
France (5-1 – Italy, 2022, groups)
5
Germany (5-0 – Russia, 2001, groups)
5 Germany (5-1 – France, 2009, groups)
5 Norway (5-0 – Denmark, 1997, groups)
5 Norway (5-3 – Italy, 2005, groups)
5 Sweden (5-0 – Finland, 2013, groups)
5 Sweden (5-0 – Portugal, 2022, groups)

Most Prolific Matches

8 Norway 5-3 Italy (2005, groups)
8 England 2-6 Germany (2009, final)
8 England (8-0 – Norway, 2022, groups)
7 Norway 4-3 Sweden (1995, semi-final first leg)
7 France 3-4 Denmark (2001, groups)
6 France 1-5 Germany (2009, groups)
6 England 6-0 Scotland (2017, groups)
6 Netherlands 4-2 Denmark (2017, final)
6 France (5-1 – Italy, 2022, groups)

Most prolific draws

2-2 Italy – Denmark (1997, groups)
2-2 Portugal – Switzerland (2022, groups)

The 1987 semi-final second leg between Sweden and England, and the 2005 semi-final between Sweden and Norway, were both 2-2 after 90 minutes: Sweden won both 3-2 after extension.

Top scorers in a match

4 Marianne Pettersen (Norway 5-0 Denmark, 1997, groups: 15e17e49e79e minutes)
3 Lena Videkull (Sweden 4-1 Norway, 1995, semi-final second leg: 59e61e76e)
3 Angélique Roujas (France 3-1 Russia, 1997, groups: 26e57e74e)
3 Jodie Taylor (England 6-0 Scotland, 2017, groups: 11e26e53e)
3 Grace Geyoro (France 5-1 Italy, 2022, groups: 9e40e45e)
3 Beth Mead (England 8-0 Norway, 2022, groups: 34e38e81e)

Doubles in several matches

Inka Grings (Germany; 2 – Finland in 2005 semi-final, 2 – Italy in 2009 quarter-final, 2 – England in 2009 final)
Heidi Mohr (Germany; 2 – Italy in 1991, semi-final, 2 – Norway in 1991 final, 2 – England in 1995, semi-final first leg)
Lotta Schelin (Sweden; 2 in 2013, groups – Finland, 2 in 2013 quarter-finals – Iceland)

Scorer in all three group stage matches

Beth Mead (England, 2022; 1 – Austria, 3 – Norway, 1 – Northern Ireland)
Alex Popp (Germany, 2022; 1 – Denmark, 1 – Spain, 1 – Finland)

Youngest and oldest goalscorers

Julie Nelson (37 years and 33 days); Northern Ireland – Norway, 2022, groups

Isabell Herlovsen (16 years 351 days); Norway – France, 2005, groups

Highest number of different scorers for a team in a match

5 Germany 5-1 France, 2009, groups
5 England 8-0 Norway, 2022, groups

Scorer in several final stages

5 Birgit Prinz (Germany 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2009)
4 Maren Meinert (Germany 1993, 1995, 1997, 2001)
4 Heidi Mohr (West Germany/Germany 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995)
4 Carolina Morace (Italy 1984, 1987, 1993, 1997)

Consecutive matches scoring (teams)

19 Germany (2-0 – Denmark, 1997, groups / 6-2 – England, 2009, final)

Goals per round

Groups: 322 (120) – 2.68 per game (2022 inclusive)
quarter-finals*: 29 (12) – 2.42 per game
semi-final: 79 (28) – 2.82 per game
Third place game: 13 (4) – 3.25 per game
Final: 42 (13) – 3.23 per game
TOTAL: 485 (177) – 2.74 per game

*2009, 2013 and 2017 only.
Semi-final (1984 and 1995) and final (1984) for home and away matches. All home and away matches count overtime goals but not penalty shootouts.

Goals per final tournament

16-a-side tournaments
2022 (ongoing): 78 (3.25 per game)
2017
: 68 (2.19 per game)

12-a-side tournaments
2013: 56 (2.24 per game)
2009: 75 (3.00 per game)

8-a-side tournaments
2005: 50 (3.33 per game)
2001: 40 (2.67 per game)
1997: 35 (2.33 per game)

4-player tournaments
1995: 25 (5.00 per game)
1993: 8 (2.00 per game)
1991: 10 (2.50 per game)
1989: 13 (3.25 per game)
1987: 13 (3.25 per game)
1984: 14 (2.33 per game)

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