The Women’s Euro 2022 competition has been a massive hit with sports fans nationwide.
The competition has seen plenty of goals, with Sweden beating Portugal five-nil, Germany beating Denmark four-nil, and England storming to success over Norway with eight goals to Norway’s none.
However, sadly the Women’s Euros are drawing to a close, with the final now firmly on the horizon. Four potential teams are about to battle it out to book their place in the final – England, Sweden, Germany, and France.
Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming final.
When is the Women’s Euro 2022 final?
Whoever makes it through, the Women’s Euro 2022 final will take place on Sunday, July 31, with a 5pm kick-off.
How to watch the final
Unfortunately, tickets for the final have entirely sold out, meaning your TV (or the pub’s) is your only option.
The BBC has led the coverage of the Women’s Euro 2022 competition, and the game will be broadcast on BBC One, with coverage starting at 4pm. It will also be available to stream on iPlayer.
Where will the final take place?
As you might expect from the final of such a big competition, the Women’s Euro 2022 final will be held at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London, in front of around 90,000 fans.
What is the prize for winning?
According to UEFA, the prize money on offer for the Women’s Euro 2022 competition will total €16m (which is more than double the prize money on offer in 2017).
The UEFA website gives a full breakdown of how the cash is distributed:
‘All 16 teams will receive a guaranteed minimum payment of €600,000, double the equivalent amount for Women’s EURO 2017.’
‘For the first time ever at a UEFA women’s national team competition, performance-based bonuses will be introduced during the group stage: €100,000 for a win and €50,000 for a draw.’
‘Teams reaching the quarter-finals will receive an additional €205,000. Semi-finalists will be allocated a further €320,000.’
‘The 2022 Women’s EURO champions will receive €660,000 versus €420,000 for the runners-up. Prize money is cumulative; if the champions also win all their group matches, they will receive a total of €2,085,000.’
Women;s Euro 2022: Knock-out stages
Here are the remaining fixtures for the Women’s Euros 2022 as teams compete in the knockout stages ahead of the final at London’s Wembley Stadium.
- July 20: England vs Spain (England won 2-1 after extra time)
- July 21: Germany vs Austria – (Germany won 2-0)
- July 22: Sweden vs Belgium – (Sweden won 1-0)
- July 23: France vs Netherlands – (France won 1-0 after extra time)
- July 26: England vs Sweden – Kick-off 8pm
- July 27: Germany vs France – Kick-off 8pm
- July 31: Teams determined after semi-final matches – Kick-off 5pm
Find out more about the Women’s Euro 2022 competition here.
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