England womens team wins European Championship for the first time – World News Today NTD – ntdtv.ru
For the first time in the history of the European Women’s Championship, the English team won. In the final match, the “Lionesses” beat the German players with a score of 2: 1. The winning goal was scored in extra time. The meeting took place at Wembley Stadium in London.
Since 1966, not a single England team – neither men’s nor women’s – has won a major international tournament.
“It’s amazing that all this time we were hoping for the victory of men, but women won.”
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“We English girls have been successful.”
“Probably the best thing in my life. I, along with everyone, watched the Lionesses win the Euro. It’s incredible.”
In the quarter-finals, the English players defeated the Spanish national team with a score of 2: 1. In the semi-finals, they beat the Swedes, scoring four goals. The opponent did not open an account.
Germany beat Austria 2-0 in the quarter-finals and France in the semi-finals. Result 2:1.
More than 87 thousand spectators came to the final match at Wembley Stadium. And more than nine million people watched the television broadcast of the meeting between the national teams of England and Sweden.
The Women’s European Football Championship has been held since 1984. The German team took gold eight times.