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.
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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.