Iceland v Switzerland: Women's EURO facts
Monday, 17 July 2017
Switzerland will hope to repeat their form against Iceland from 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying when they face off in Doetinchem in Group C.
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• Each of these teams lost 1-0 on Tuesday, France beating Iceland and Switzerland losing to fellow debutants Austria.
• Switzerland will hope to repeat their form against Iceland from 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying when they face off in Doetinchem.
• Switzerland won 2-0 away and 3-0 at home to qualify for their first senior women's final tournament, despite having started the group seeded below both Iceland and Denmark.
• In their 2-0 victory in Reykjavik in September 2013, Ramona Bachmann and Lara Dickenmann scored for Switzerland.
• When they renewed acquaintances in Nyon on April 2014, Vanessa Bernauer, Vanessa Bürki and Dickenmann got the goals.
• Overall, including friendlies, the teams have met six times with Switzerland winning four, losing one and drawing one, scoring 13 goals to Iceland's five.
• Iceland's victory came back in August 1986 in a home friendly while in their most recent encounter, Switzerland prevailed 2-0 in the 2015 Algarve Cup.
• Switzerland trio Dickenmann, Noëlle Maritz and Bernauer, and Iceland's Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir, are club-mates at Wolfsburg.