Women’s Euro 2022: Guide to Group A | Euro woman

Women's Euro 2022: Guide to Group A |  Euro woman
  • England and Austria start the tournament on July 6 at Old Trafford.
  • England have beaten Norway in the last two FIFA Women’s World Cups, the 2019 quarter-finals and the 2015 Round of 16.
  • Two-time champions Norway have beaten two-time Northern Ireland in a qualifier.
  • Austria reached the semifinals in their 2017 debut.
  • Northern Ireland make their debut in the women’s final, losing 4-0 to England in a World Cup qualifier on October 23 at Wembley; Austria is part of the same group.

Games

Wednesday, July 6th
England – Austria (20:00, Old Trafford)

Thursday, July 7th
Norway – Northern Ireland (20:00, Southampton)

Monday, July 11th
Austria – Northern Ireland (5 pm, Southampton)
Inglatora v Noruga (20h00, Brighton & Hove)

Friday, July 15th
Northern Ireland – England (8pm, Southampton)
Austria – Norway (20:00, Brighton & Hove)

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England (host)

2017 Quarter Final: England 1-0 France

How it was found: Hosts

The best in the women’s euro: Finalist Expired (1984, 2009)

Women’s Euro 2017: Semi-final

Important fact: Serena Weigman, who led the Netherlands to victory in 2017 and qualified for the tournament, replaced Phil Neville as England coach in September 2021.

Austria

How it was found: Second place in Group G (best second place) – J8 V6 E1 D1 GM22 GS3

Best scorer: Nicole Billa7

The best in the women’s euro: Semi-final

Women’s Euro 2017: Semi-final

Important fact: UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 was Austria’s first major tournament, coming out on penalties against Denmark in the semi – finals.

Norway

See Norway's winning goal against the Netherlands in 2013

See Norway’s winning goal against the Netherlands in 2013

How it was found: 1st of Group C – J6 V6 E0 D0 GM34 GS1

Best scorer: Caroline Graham Hansen10

The best in the women’s euro: 2 time winner (1987, 1993)

Women’s Euro 2017: Group stage

Important fact: Norway has only reached the semi-finals twice since 1987: in 1997 (as co-hosts) and in 2017.

Northern Ireland

How it was found: Second place in Group C – J8 V4 E2 D2 GM17 GS17, “Play-off” against Ukraine – V4-1tot

Best scorer: Rachel Furnace4

The best in the women’s euro: Newcomer

Women’s Euro 2017: Not eligible

Important fact: Northern Ireland ranked 32nd out of 48 teams before qualifying.

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