European Nations: England's first title and German women fail to win the ninth |  DW |  31.07.2022

European Nations: England’s first title and German women fail to win the ninth | DW | 31.07.2022

England became the latest addition to the list of teams crowned with the European Women’s Football Championship, after winning the title for the first time in its history, following a 2-1 victory over Germany, today, Sunday (July 31, 2022), in the final match of the continental competition (Euro 2022) ).

On the other hand, the German team was unable to add a ninth title to its coffers, after losing the Wembley final.

The original time ended with a 1-1 draw, as England scored through Ella Ton in the 62nd minute, but Germany equalized in the 79th minute through Lina Magul.

After the original time ended with a 1-1 draw, the two teams resorted to an additional time of half an hour divided equally into two halves, in order to resolve matters.

The England team managed to win the match and win the title during extra time, after Chloe Kelly scored the second goal for the hosts, while the German team was unable to equalize during the remaining minutes and push the match to the penalty shootout.

The German women’s team scored the equalizer to take the match into two overtime periods.

Defeat in the absence of the leader

Alexandra Pope, captain of the German women’s soccer team, missed the match in England due to an injury.

Bob suffered a muscle injury before the final of the continental championship against England at the prestigious Wembley Stadium in the British capital, London, to prevent her from participating in the match.

Bob was the top scorer in the tournament with Englishman Beth Mead, with 6 goals each, before the start of the final match.

Bob was aspiring to become the second player or player to score in every match in the tournament, from the group stage to the final, in one version of the European Nations Cup for men or women, after former French star Michel Platini, who achieved the same achievement in the Nations version. Europe 1984 for men.
A.H./A.H. (dpa)

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