UEFA Women's Euro 2022

The 2022 UEFA European Women's Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Women's Euro 2022 or simply Euro 2022, was the 13th edition of the UEFA Women's Championship, the quadrennial international football championship organised by UEFA for the women's national teams of Europe. It was the second edition since it was expanded to 16 teams. The tournament was hosted by England, and was originally scheduled to take place from 7 July to 1 August 2021.[1] However, the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe in early 2020 resulted in subsequent postponements of the 2020 Summer Olympics and UEFA Euro 2020 to summer 2021, so the tournament was rescheduled for 6 to 31 July 2022.[2][3][4] England last hosted the tournament in 2005, which had been the final tournament to feature just eight teams.[5][6]

UEFA Women's Euro 2022
Tournament details
Host countryEngland
Dates6–31 July
Venue(s)10 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions England (1st title)
Runners-up Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored95 (3.06 per match)
Attendance574,865 (18,544 per match)
Top scorer(s) Beth Mead
Alexandra Popp
(6 goals each)
Best player(s) Beth Mead
Best young player Lena Oberdorf

Defending champions Netherlands, who won UEFA Women's Euro 2017 as hosts, were eliminated in the quarter-finals by France. Hosts England won their first UEFA Women's Championship title by beating Germany 2–1 after extra time in the final, held at Wembley Stadium in London.[7] As winners, they will compete in the inaugural 2023 Women's Finalissima against Brazil, winners of the 2022 Copa América Femenina.[8]

The video assistant referee (VAR), as well as goal-line technology, were used in the final tournament.[9]

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