Austria’s national women’s football team has finally got a ticket for EM 2022 in England.
Since Portugal won only 2–0 against Scotland (Group E) in Larnaca, the BFB team is definitely among the top three runners-up who qualify for the finals along with the pool winners. For Austria, this is the second European Championship partnership since 2017, when at the premiere it was sensational in a penalty shootout with only 0: 3 in the semi-final against Denmark.
ÖFB Team Boss: “Best Qualification of All Time”
With the exception of BFB record scorer Nina Berger, who has stepped out of the national team, all players can expect to play a major role again this time in the starting line-up at Breda on August 3, 2017. BFB team boss Irene Fuhrmann said, “The team has earned a direct EM ticket after the best qualification of all time. The recent participation in the European Championship is too much for a small football country.”
“Unbelievable confirmation – from many years of work,”
The 40-year-old, already in 2017 “Sommermenchen” as a co-instructor under Dominic Thahmer, who moved to men’s Bundesliga club LASK in July 2020, will now have a chance next year to ensure a successful performance Can. Line. Bayern defender Carina Wenninger said, “It is wonderful to get something for the first time. But repeating it is an incredible confirmation.
Only one defeat – against France
Participating in the European Championship is a very strong qualification award, in which you only lost 3–0 in Group G against France, which is ranked second in the world rankings after a 0–0 game in the first leg. All other games were won against Serbia, North Macedonia and Kazakhstan, with a goal difference of 22: 3 with 19 points at the end. “We can’t believe that we have actually made it now, but we know that we are eligible to go to the euro,” Wenninger said.
Second best group runner-up
Austria is currently the second best runner-up in the group behind Iceland. Italy (Group B) could push the BFB selection into third place with six or more goals against Israel on Wednesday, but will no longer have a negative impact. Portugal had to win against Scotland by at least 13 goals to capture Austria.
European Championship from 6 to 31 July 2022 in England
The European Championship will be held in England from 6 to 31 July 2022. The inaugural game will take place at Manchester United’s Old Trafford Stadium, the final at Wembley Stadium in London. Other locations are Brighton and Hove, Milton Keynes, Rotherham, Sheffield, Southampton and Wigan and Leh. In addition to Austria, hosts England, France and Iceland, defending champions Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Spain and Sweden are already there. In addition to the third best runner-up, which is still open, three tickets will be used in the play-offs in April.
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