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Women's EURO 2022: Group C guide

Meet the teams in UEFA Women's EURO 2022 Group C.

UEFA
  • The Netherlands won the last tournament in 2017; Sweden won the first in 1984.
  • The Netherlands beat Sweden in the 2017 quarter-finals.
  • The holders defeated Russia twice in qualifying.
  • The Netherlands beat Switzerland in a 2019 World Cup qualifying play-off
  • Sweden beat Russia in the group stages of 1997, 2001, 2009 and 2017.

Matches

Saturday 9 July
Russia vs Switzerland (18:00, Wigan & Leigh)
Netherlands vs Sweden (21:00, Sheffield)

Wednesday 13 July
Sweden vs Switzerland (18:00, Sheffield)
Netherlands v Russia (21:00, Wigan & Leigh)

Sunday 17 July
Switzerland vs Netherlands (18:00, Sheffield)
Sweden vs Russia (18:00, Wigan & Leigh)

Ticket information


NETHERLANDS (HOLDERS)

Holders relishing Swedish challenge
Holders relishing Swedish challenge

How they qualified: Group A winners – P10 W10 D0 L0 F48 A3

Top scorer: Sherida Spitse 10

Women's EURO best: Winners x 1 (2017)

Women's EURO 2017: Winners

Key fact: The Dutch had never contested a major final until 2017, when they triumphed on home soil, and subsequently they were runners-up to the United States at the 2019 Women's World Cup, both under Sarina Wiegman, now replaced by Mark Parsons.

Head-to-head
vs Russia W6 D1 L1 F16 A3
vs Sweden W7 D5 L10 F17 A32
vs Switzerland W16 D6 L2 F65 A20

SWEDEN

Sweden's Gerhardsson: "Good start important"
Sweden's Gerhardsson: "Good start important"

How they qualified: Group F winners – P8 W7 D1 L0 F40 A2

Top scorer: Anna Anvegård 5

Women's EURO best: Winners x 1 (1984)

Women's EURO 2017: Quarter-finals

Key fact: Sweden won their second straight Olympic silver in 2021; they have also appeared in a World Cup final and the final of four Women's EUROs (including their 1984 triumph).

Head-to-head
v Netherlands W10 D5 L7 F32 A17
v Russia W7 D0 L0 F17 A1
v Switzerland W12 D0 L1 F44 A7

RUSSIA

Russia 'happy to face strong opponents'
Russia 'happy to face strong opponents'

How they qualified: Group A runners-up – P10 W8 D0 L2 F23 A6, play-off vs Portugal – W1-0agg

Top scorer: Nelli Korovkina 7

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Key fact: Have reached their sixth finals out of the last seven.

Head-to-head
vs Netherlands W1 D1 L6 F3 A16
vs Sweden W0 D0 L7 F1 A17
vs Switzerland W2 D0 L3 F6 A4

SWITZERLAND

2017 highlights: Iceland 1-2 Switzerland
2017 highlights: Iceland 1-2 Switzerland

How they qualified: Group H runners-up – P8 W6 D1 L1 F20 A6, play-off vs Czech Republic – D2-2agg, W3-2pens

Top scorer: Ana-Maria Crnogorčević 6

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Key fact: Won the first penalty shoot-out in a UEFA Women's EURO play-off to qualify for the second time.

Head-to-head
vs Netherlands W2 D6 L16 F20 A65
vs Russia W3 D0 L2 F4 A6
vs Sweden W1 D0 L12 F7 A44