The UEFA Women’s EURO is a 16-team tournament staged by/played in England (for the second time) from July 6 to July 31.
16 teams divided in four groups
There are 16 teams (nations) in total (Russia replaced by Portugal), divided into four different groups from A-D.
Group A: Austria, England, Northern Ireland and Norway.
Group B: Denmark, Finland, Germany and Spain.
Group C: Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and The Netherlands
Group D: Belgium, France, Iceland and Italy.
The best team from each group will go on to the Quarter-finals, where four teams will continue on to the Semi-finals. Finally, the two winners from the Semi-finals will compete for the gold medal in the final on July 31).
Past winners from 2001-2017
2017: The Netherlands (Denmark 4-2)
2013: Germany (Norway 1-0)
2009: Germany (England 6-2)
2005: Germany (Norway 3-1)
2001: Germany (Sweden 1-0)
Sweden’s previous score record
1995: Germany-Sweden 3-2
1987: Norway-Sweden 2-1
1984: Sweden-England 1-1
The Swedish team
Hedvig Lindahl (1:st), Jennifer Falk and Zecira Musovic.
Hanna Glas, Amanda Ilestedt, Nathalie Björn, Linda Sembrant, Magdalena Eriksson, Jonna Andersson, Amanda Nildén and Emma Kullberg.
Caroline Seger (team captain), Kosovare Asllani (2:nd team captain), Fridolina Rolfö, Filippa Angeldahl, Sofia Jakobsson, Rebecka Blomqvist, Olivia Schough, Johanna Rytting Kaneryd, Elin Rubenson, Stina Blackstenius, Hanna Bennison and Lina Hurtig.
Peter Gerhardsson (2017)
Magnus Wikman (2017)
Top scorer: Lotta Schelin (88).
Most caps: Caroline Seger (229).
FIFA ranking: 2 (June 2022).
Biggest win: 17-0 (Azerbaijan, 2010).
Olympic medals: silver (2016, 2020).
World Cup medals: silver (2003), (bronze (1991, 2011, 2019).
Former coaches: Thomas Dennerby (2005-2012), Pia Sundhage (2012-2017).