Match statistics

NetherlandsFrance

Goals scored0
 
0
Yellow cards1
 
0
Red cards0
 
0
Goal attempts4
 
14
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners3
 
9
Fouls committed8
 
8

Minute By Minute

  • The penalties are over.
    Chris Burke, Reporter, Tampere Stadium: The Netherlands will play England in the semi-finals here in Tampere on Sunday after snuffing out France’s attacking threat and prevailing on spot-kicks. Not an impressive display except defensively, perhaps, but this is their first time in the final tournament since the 1997 format change, remember.
  • Penalty
    Hoogendijk (Netherlands) scores from the penalty spot.
    Anouk Hoogendijk drives her kick low into the corner and Vera Pauw's side are through 5-4 on penalties.
  • Penalty
    Herbert (France) misses from the penalty spot.
    Candie Herbert sweeps her kick high over the top and will it be third time lucky for the Netherlands?
  • Penalty
    Bito (Netherlands) misses from the penalty spot.
    Dyanne Bito steps up but Céline Deville guesses right and we must go on.
  • Penalty
    Meilleroux (France) misses from the penalty spot.
    Ophélie Meilleroux hits the top of the post to give the Dutch another chance to go through.
  • Penalty
    Koster (Netherlands) misses from the penalty spot.
    Daphne Koster sends the goalkeeper the wrong way but misses the target.
  • Penalty
    Franco (France) misses from the penalty spot.
    Corine Franco hits the post with the goalkeeper going the other way and the Netherlands have the chance to progress with their final spot-kick.
  • Penalty
    Smit (Netherlands) scores from the penalty spot.
    Sylvia Smit buries her kick in the bottom corner.
  • Penalty
    Le Sommer (France) scores from the penalty spot.
    Eugénie Le Sommer nonchalantly rolls in her spot-kick.
  • Penalty
    Kiesel-Griffioen (Netherlands) scores from the penalty spot.
    Annemieke Kiesel-Griffioen finds the top corner to restore parity.
  • Penalty
    Henry (France) scores from the penalty spot.
    Amandine Henry confidently scores to the goalkeeper's right.
  • Penalty
    Melis (Netherlands) scores from the penalty spot.
    Manon Melis fires hard to her left and levels the scores.
  • Penalty
    Abily (France) scores from the penalty spot.
    Camille Abily takes a similar penalty to Sandrine Soubeyrand and also finds the corner.
  • Penalty
    Stevens (Netherlands) scores from the penalty spot.
    Karin Stevens sends the goalkeeper the wrong way and it is 1-1.
  • Penalty
    Soubeyrand (France) scores from the penalty spot.
    Sandrine Soubeyrand sweeps her penalty low into the corner.
  • The penalty shoot-out is set to begin.
  • The referee ends the second period of extra time.
  • 30 Ex.'
    Bompastor (France) has an effort on goal.
    One of the best chances of the game right at the finish as Amandine Henry meets the corner five metres out but can only flick it wide from an excellent position.
  • 29 Ex.'
    Soubeyrand (France) takes the corner.
  • 25 Ex.'
    Abily (France) has an effort on goal.
    Camille Abily tries to curl one in by gets under the ball.
  • 23 Ex.'
    Thomis (France) has an effort on goal.
    Élodie Thomis scuffs an effort on target but the save is straightforward again.
  • 23 Ex.'
    Franco (France) has an effort on goal.
    Corine Franco looks to reply from a similar position but that one is sliced well over and wide.
  • 22 Ex.'
    Smit (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Sylvia Smit's swerving effort from the right corner of the box whistles just over.
  • 19 Ex.'
    Le Sommer (France) takes the corner.
  • The second period of extra time begins.
  • The referee brings the first period of extra time to an end.
  • 14 Ex.'
    Smit (Netherlands) takes the corner.
  • 14 Ex.'
    Smit (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 13 Ex.'
    Soubeyrand (France) commits a foul after challenging Smit (Netherlands).
  • 10 Ex.'
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Manon Melis appears to be heading away from goal but drills in an inswinging effort that does not miss the near post by much.
  • 4 Ex.'
    Le Sommer (France) has an effort on goal.
    The Netherlands only clear to the edge of the area and Eugénie Le Sommer drives in a powerful effort but it is straight at the goalkeeper.
  • 4 Ex.'
    Soubeyrand (France) delivers the corner.
  • The first period of extra time begins.
  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • 90'
    Herbert (France) has an effort on goal.
    Candie Herbert tries a speculative effort but Loes Geurts holds on under her crossbar.
  • 89'
    Soubeyrand (France) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    87'
    Herbert (in) - Thiney (out) (France)
    Candie Herbert returns to the action for the first time since injuring her head against Iceland in Les Bleues' opening match in Finland.
  • 84'
    Bompastor (France) has an effort on goal.
    Sonia Bompastor fires in from distance but the strike rises well over the top.
  • 84'
    Soubeyrand (France) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    83'
    Koster (Netherlands) is shown a yellow card.
  • 83'
    Meulen (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Thomis (France).
  • 81'
    Hogewoning (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Abily (France).
  • 80'
    Meilleroux (France) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Melis (Netherlands).
  • 79'
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Manon Melis bursts into the right channel but Céline Deville charges off her line to block the shot at the feet of the midfielder.
  • 79'
    Franco (France) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Hoogendijk (Netherlands).
  • Substitution
    77'
    Van den Heiligenberg (in) - Van de Ven (out) (Netherlands)
  • 77'
    Thomis (France) commits a foul after challenging Van de Ven (Netherlands).
  • 66'
    Soubeyrand (France) commits a foul after challenging Smit (Netherlands).
  • 61'
    Le Sommer (France) takes the corner.
  • 56'
    Abily (France) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    55'
    Le Sommer (in) - Nécib (out) (France)
    Playmaker Louisa Nécib is removed after struggling to impact this match, with Eugénie Le Sommer taking up a post on the left wing and Camille Abily nestling behind lone striker Gaëtane Thiney.
  • 54'
    Hogewoning (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Abily (France).
  • 53'
    Hoogendijk (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Nécib (France).
  • 49'
    Thiney (France) has an effort on goal.
    Gaëtane Thiney sprints to the near post but the corner only skims off her head and well wide of the far post.
  • 49'
    Nécib (France) takes the corner.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 40'
    Nécib (France) has an effort on goal.
    Louisa Nécib's low effort from distance bobbles into the arms of the goalkeeper as both sides continue to have trouble creating clear-cut chances.
  • 39'
    Bito (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Abily (France).
  • 38'
    Thomis (France) commits a foul after challenging Kiesel-Griffioen (Netherlands).
  • 30'
    Nécib (France) takes the corner.
  • 30'
    Nécib (France) delivers the corner.
  • 29'
    Smit (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Nécib (France).
  • 29'
    Thomis (France) has an effort on goal.
    Élodie Thomis goes for goal from 25 metres but the strike was never dipping enough to trouble Loes Geurts.
  • 28'
    Meilleroux (France) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Bito (Netherlands).
  • 27'
    Thomis (France) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 18'
    Nécib (France) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 17'
    Abily (France) has an effort on goal.
    Camille Abily flicks a header towards goal but the save is a simple one for Loes Geurts.
  • 15'
    Smit (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 15'
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Sandrine Soubeyrand gifts possession to Manon Melis but Céline Deville comes to the rescue, tipping her shot centimetres wide of the far post.
  • 14'
    Thiney (France) has an effort on goal.
    The Dutch defence hesitate as the ball drops to Gaëtane Thiney in the area and midfielder just fires wide of the far post.
  • 13'
    Nécib (France) delivers the corner.
  • 12'
    Soubeyrand (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 12'
    Hoogendijk (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Nécib (France).
  • 9'
    Koster (Netherlands) fouls.
  • 9'
    Smit (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 9'
    Thiney (France) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Stevens (Netherlands).
  • 4'
    Abily (France) has an effort on goal.
    Camille Abily turns nimbly in the area and drives in a high shot but Loes Geurts claims it at the second attempt.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution