Germany v Sweden: Women's EURO facts

They have met in two UEFA Women's EURO finals, one Olympic final and one FIFA Women's World Cup final, with Germany beating Sweden on each occasion.

Dzsenifer Marozsán (Germany)
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  • Breda hosts the latest chapter in one of women's international football's biggest rivalries, one that has even taken in a FIFA Women's World Cup final, Germany winning 2-1 in 2003 with a golden goal.
  • They have also met in two UEFA Women's EURO finals. The first came in 1995 when Germany triumphed 3-2 in Kaiserslautern against a Sweden side containing Pia Sundhage.
  • Six years later Steffi Jones was in the Germany team in Ulm that won 1-0. The Germans had already beaten Sweden 3-1 in the group stage.
  • Germany won both European finals on home soil, and also prevailed in both of the countries' last-four meetings in Sweden – by 1-0 scorelines in 1997 and 2013.
  • Dzsenifer Marozsán was the Germany goalscorer four years ago in Gothenburg.
  • Overall in competitive games Germany have 11 victories out of 11 against Sweden, most recently winning 2-1 in the 2016 Olympic final in Rio de Janeiro with Marozsán again striking along with a Linda Sembrant own goal before Stina Blacksteinus pulled one back.
  • In all matches including friendlies, Germany have 19 wins to Sweden's seven with no draws; they lead 50-32 on goals.
  • Marozsán and Pauline Bremer play alongside Sweden's Caroline Seger at Lyon.
  • Sweden's Fridolina Rolfö is a Bayern München colleague of Leonie Maier, Sara Däbritz and Verena Faisst.
  • Nilla Fischer shares a dressing room with Almuth Schult, Babett Peter, Anja Mittag, Anna Blässe and Isabel Kerschowski at Wolfsburg.