Women's World Cup - The Netherlands heads into the semi-finals - Sport
- The Netherlands are in the semi-finals of the World Cup in France.
- The team defeated Italy thanks to two header hits 2-0.
- In the semi-final, the Netherlands will meet the winner of the match between Germany and Sweden.
The European champions from the Netherlands are drafted for the first time in the semi-finals of a World Cup and are there possible opponents of the German national team. The team of coach Sarina Wiegman won against Italy in Valenciennes 2: 0 (0: 0) and thus qualified for the first time for the Olympic Games. The goals were scored by former Munich players Vivianne Miedema (70) and Stefanie van der Gragt (80).
The DFB squad plays against Sweden in the evening for the last four and the Olympic ticket for Tokyo 2020. The defeat of France against the USA on Friday night is certain that the three European semi-finalists have the Olympic qualification. The English women, who made the entry to the last four on Thursday, earned a place for the entire British Olympic team.