The tournament started off with different expectations and influential perceptions from across the globe, but today it is another milestone story to unpack the key ingredients going into the semi-finals on Thursday. However, it has been a fascinating journey to keep track of the consistency from different players and teams writing the new history in this year’s tournament to showcase potential and influence going forward into the upcoming season. More importantly, the quarterfinals sent a class and heartwarming statement that shocked some of the fans, for example: Denmark showing their character, charming style of play to overcome 8th-time Champions Germany with an inspiring 2-1. All credit and positive goes to the goal scorers.
The most fascinating part of Women’s Euro tournament comes alive through unmissable semi-finals fixtures on Thursday 3 August.
Denmark v Austria
- Denmark has lost all five of their previous semi-finals.
- Denmark has won 4 games in 5 games played and only lost 1-0 against Netherlands on the 24th of July.
- 24-year-old striker Pernille Harder is the main player to watch out for Denmark with 2 assists in this year’s Women’s Euro campaign. She has a prolific international pappearances90 appreances and 46 goals
- Austria are the first debutants to reach the semi-finals since the Netherlands in 2009.
- Austria is currently unbeaten in this year’s campaign due to 3 wins and 2 draws in 5 games played with 4 clean sheets.
Netherlands v England
- The ORANGE ARMY has won 4 games in a row, recording one of the best form in the tournament with 7 goals scored and 3 goals conceded.
- The Netherlands’ only previous semi came on their 2009 finals debut, a 2-1 extra-time loss to England.
- England’s semi-final appearances before 2009 came in 1995 (lost 6-2 on aggregate to Germany), 1987 (lost 3-2 after extra time to Sweden) and 1984 (beat Denmark 3-1 on aggregate).
- The Lionesses are the only team with a 100% unbeaten record, 5 wins in 5 games played with 4 clean sheets and conceded one goal
- More importantly, 31-year-old Jodie is repaying the lost times and writing her own top Women’s Euro profile as she became the 1st senior England women’s player to score a hat-trick in a major tournament as England thrashed Scotland 6-0. In addition, Jodie the main player marker to watch out in this crucial fixture as she scored the fifth goal in three games to put England in front booking their ticket to the semi finals against France.
- Head to head England has recorded 6 wins with 14 goals scored against the ORANGE ARMY, standing a better chance to make it to the finals.
In a nutshell, this year’s Women’s Euro campaign has been amazing to take note of and never miss any fixtures since day one. All teams have shown a desire to fight till the end, passion and good character as a collective to win big. So far the
#SportsMvt awesome highlight of the tournament has been the best finisher Jodie Taylor earning England’s first win over France since 1974. Taking everything into context the final game of Women’s Euro 2017 will be played on Sunday 6 August and it will be amazing to never miss the clash of the year #BackYourWomensTeam.