Germany v France: Women’s Euro 2022 semi-final – live!

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The teams are out at Milton Keynes and the anthems will soon be underway! Who are you predicting as the winners?

France have a killer attack but Germany are yet to concede a goal so it will be a battle all across the pitch! Not having Buhl will be frustrating for Germany but their strength in depth means they won’t have a weakness upfront in Brand.

Germany fans in the stands before the match.
The German fans in Stadium MK get their flag on. Photograph: Lisi Niesner/Reuters

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England sealed a 4-0 victory over Sweden in an impressive performance but there was one goal people are speaking about over the others.

Alessia Russo missed a shot but managed to recover. She then nutmegged two players with a backheel shot to hit the back of the net. If you didn’t see it last night, take a look below, I would argue it is the goal of the tournament so far.

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Here are some articles to read ahead of tonight’s match!

Germany v France preview:

Germany team guide:

France team guide:

The French haven’t made any changes for their clash against Germany!

France starting XI: Peyraud-Magnin, Perisset, Bathy, Renard, Karchaoui, Bilbault, Toletti, Geyoro, Diani, Malard, Cascarino

Germany have made one change and it comes as Buhl has Covid, Brand is in her place.

Germany starting XI: Frohms, Hendrich, Hegering, Oberdorf, Huth, Popp, Dabritz, Gwinn, Rauch, Magull, Brand.

I’m just searching for France’s and I’ll update you as soon as I have it.


Welcome to France v Germany, the second of the Euro 2022 semi-finals, where we will find out who will join England in the final at Wembley on Sunday.

Sarina Wiegman’s side defeated Sweden 4-0 last night and both Germany and France will want the chance to face off against the hosts. Whatever the result of tonight’s match France would have had their most successful Euros campaign ever after reaching the semi-final stage for the first time. The history-making team will want to extend their records but Germany are on the hunt to restore their European domination.

They suffered an early exit in the 2017 tournament, crashing out after losing to Denmark in the quarter-finals, and so they will want to play once more on the main stage of a Euros final. Their star striker Alexandra Popp will be targeting a goal record in the semi too, she has scored in four consecutive Euros matches, equalling the record set by her compatriot Heidi Mohr.

Germany have suffered a blow ahead of the match with forward Klara Bühl has tested positive and so is out of the semi-final.

All the team news is up and so stay tuned for all the updates …