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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The women’s team and another barrier to break



The Spanish women’s soccer team will try this Wednesday qualify for the semifinals the European Championship in England, which is mainly due to the omission of the host, which would mean overcoming a cross in a major international tournament for the first time. It will be his fifth attempttively we remember the other four.

1st Euro 1997 semi-final. The first occasion the women’s national team had the opportunity to play a cross in a major event was at his first participation, 25 years ago at the event organized by Norway and Sweden. With just eight teams, they made it past the group stage to the semi-finals, where they met Italy, who won there 2-1. Angeles Parejo scored the goal.

2nd Euro 2013 Quarterfinals. Spain didn’t return to a major tournament until 2013, although since then they haven’t missed another apart from the Olympics. In Sweden, too, he beat his group with twelve participants and made it into the quarter-finals and date with Norway, where Ada Hegerberg already played and didn’t give her too many chances with a 3:1 win. Jenni Hermoso, 92, scored the goal of a side that survived nine years later Irene Paredes and Lola Gallardo.

3rd Euro 2017 Quarterfinals. After making history by qualifying for their first World Cup in 2015, the national team was thrilled. already with Jorge Vilda on the bench, the continental event hosted by the Netherlands, which featured 16 teams. The Spaniards got out of their group again and had a theoretical game against Austria in the quarterfinals but failed to score and passed on penalties.

4th eighth of the 2019 World Championships. Spain continued its development and qualified for the next World Cup in France, where it was successful the first win in its history against South Africa. However, she failed to beat Germany and finished second, which sent her into a tough matchup in the round of 16. before the United States. Jenni Hermoso was able to equalize Megan Rapinoe’s first penalty almost instantly, and although the team showed face, they were eventually eliminated for another controversial maximum penalty in the absence of a quarter of an hour.


Source europapress.es

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