Picture : Aitana Bonmati again decisive.




-      For the first time in History, France’s women team reach the final of a continental competition after 4 semi finals. France beats Germany also for the first time in History in an international competition after 6 defeats from 2005 to 2022 !

-      30 260 spectators in Lyon : it is the record for an international game of France’s women team without the World  Cup 2019.

-      Spain and Netherlands played already the ¼ final lof the World Cup 2023 (Spain won 2-1 with a Paraluello goal) before this ½ final.

-      In 2023, Spain won 17 of their 20 games with 65 goals scored.

-      Lyneth Beerensteyn is always number 3 of the competitions’s Goal scorer ranking with 6 goals behind Malta’s Haley Bugeja (8) and Israeli Sharon Beck (9).

-      Damaris Egurrola played with Netherlands since 2022, she was before midfielder of … Spain !

-      Barcelona’s top talent Vicki Lopez (17) earned her first international cap with Spain senior team after a brilliant career in all youth teams !

-      Montsé Tomé is the new coach of Spain, replacing Jorge Vilda who won the World Cup 2023 with the team.

-      Since Herve Renard took over the team last April 2023, France lost only one game on penalties against Australia at the World Cup .

-      Wendie Renard, captain of France, is absent since two months after an injury.

-      Aitana Bonmati, IFFHS World’s Best Player 2023, honored last week in Barcelona, was again the matchwinner for Spain, scoring the second goal after assist the first goal of Hermoso !

-      Next Wednesday, France will play their first final of an international competition in History ! The final of the Nations League in Sevilla against Spain, the World Cup winner 2023 !

-      USA, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, New Zealand, Spain, France are already qualified for the Olympic Games tournament 2024 in Paris.

-      The winner of the match for the third place between Netherlands and Germany will win a place to the Olympic Games tournament.