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The Women's EURO group stage by numbers

Published: Saturday 20 July 2013, 11.39CET
There were no red cards, but more than 15 million people watched in Germany and Nadine Angerer, Patrizia Panico and Sandrine Soubeyrand formed an exclusive club.
by Paul Saffer
from Norrkoping
The Women's EURO group stage by numbers
Norway celebrate ending Germany's long unbeaten run ©AFP/Getty Images
 

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Published: Saturday 20 July 2013, 11.39CET

The Women's EURO group stage by numbers

There were no red cards, but more than 15 million people watched in Germany and Nadine Angerer, Patrizia Panico and Sandrine Soubeyrand formed an exclusive club.

The UEFA.com statistics section has all the player and team numbers that count.

0 - No player was sent off in any of the 18 group stage games, equalling the record of 2005 (when 12 fixtures were played).

1 - Iceland's 1-0 victory against the Netherlands was their first in a senior final tournament, and made them the first team from their nation to get past a final tournament group stage.

2 - Teams involved in the first drawing of lots in the tournament's history. Denmark were selected ahead of Russia as the second-best third-placed team after both sides finished level on points in their respective sections.

3 - Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer, Italy striker Patrizia Panico and France midfielder Sandrine Soubeyrand are three players to have been involved in all five finals since the group stage was introduced in 1997.

4 - Consecutive group stage stalemates until France beat Russia 3-1. There were subsequently seven positive results before the next draw, England scoring late on to hold Russia 1-1. 

5 - Sweden's 5-0 win against Finland equalled the record margin of victory in a finals game. 

11 - France have won all 11 fixtures of their campaign, including qualifiers.

17 - Norway overcame Germany 1-0 in their final Group B game, 17 years after the perennial champions' previous defeat in this tournament, a qualifier against the same nation in May 1996.

19 - Germany's opening 0-0 draw with the Netherlands was their first failure in 19 final tournament games stretching back to a 1997 group stage draw against Norway.

41 - Goals scored in 18 group stage games.

100 - England's Alex Scott and France's Louisa Necib both won their 100th caps in Group C.

145 - Seconds it took Ilario Mauro to score after coming off the bench for Italy against Denmark.

2,840 - Points gained by the top Predictor player in the group stage. Get involved to win great prizes.

10,346 - The first five-figure attendance for a UEFA Women's EURO game, other than the final and not involving the hosts, watched Norway defeat Germany in Kalmar.

130,000 - Tickets sales have broken this barrier for the first time at a UEFA Women's EURO. A record crowd is guaranteed for the final, where an extra 10,000 tickets were put on sale to increase the capacity to 40,000 in Solna.

1,406,700 - TV4 audience in Sweden for their opening game against Denmark, an audience share of over 47%.

15,491,600 - The total audience in Germany that watched their three Group B games live on ARD or ZDF.

Last updated: 20/07/13 11.48CET

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