England-Germany will be the grand final of the Women's European Championship. The denouement for the title will occur this Sunday on the grand stage at Wembley. The new Wembley,built on top of the old one, and where in 1966 there was another England-Germany: that of the 1966 World Cup final. The British won 4-2 with a controversial goal. It was July 30. A day later, 56 years later, the women will fight for the European title.
England already obtained the pass to the decisive duel on Tuesday after beating Sweden (4-0). Germany will be placed in front after eliminating France with more trouble. By 2-1 and thanks to a goal from the German captain Alexandra Popp in the 76th minute, leaving very little time for the French to balance the score again.
Popp had put his team ahead in the 40th minute, but his teammate Merle Frohms scored. an own goal that equalized one minute before the break. With the double, Popp now has six goals and tied the score. with the English Beth Mead as the tournament's top scorer. Another title to be resolved this Sunday.
Germany has eight European titles, while England, the tournament's top scorer, has yet to open its record.