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Switzerland v France: Women's EURO facts

Published: Friday 21 July 2017, 21.45CET
France and Switzerland meet in a UEFA Women's EURO game for the first time in 34 years as they complete the Group C fixtures in Breda.
Switzerland v France: Women's EURO facts
Élise Bussaglia plays with two Switzerland players at Wolfsburg ©Getty Images

Tournament statistics

SwitzerlandFrance

Goals scored3
 
3
Total attempts26
 
65
Attempts on target9
 
19
off target8
 
29
blocked0
 
0
against woodwork1
 
1
Corners14
 
25
Offsides9
 
4
Yellow cards5
 
5
Red Cards1
 
1
Fouls committed34
 
43
Fouls suffered55
 
53
Published: Friday 21 July 2017, 21.45CET

Switzerland v France: Women's EURO facts

France and Switzerland meet in a UEFA Women's EURO game for the first time in 34 years as they complete the Group C fixtures in Breda.

• With four points, a draw will take France through.

• Having beaten Iceland to bounce back from losing to Austria, debutants Switzerland must win to reach the quarter-finals.

• France and Switzerland have met before in UEFA Women's EURO competition: in qualifying for the very first event in 1984.

• Both games were played in 1983 and were drawn, 1-1 in France and 0-0 in Switzerland.

• Overall, including friendlies, these sides have locked horns 20 times – France winning 12, losing four and drawing four.

• In those matches, France have scored 39 goals to Switzerland's 22.

• Their 2-2 draw in Basel on 4 May 1972 was Switzerland's first official women's international.

• Three of Switzerland's four victories against France came in the subsequent three fixtures; the other was in 2002.

• Their most recent encounter was a 3-0 French success at the 2012 Cyprus Women's Cup.

• France are on a five-game winning streak against Switzerland dating back to 2002.

• Before her summer move to Barcelona, Élise Bussaglia was a club-mate of Switzerland's Vanessa Bernauer, Noëlle Maritz and Lara Dickenmann at Wolfsburg.

• Bussaglia and Dickenmann both moved to Wolfsburg in 2015 from Lyon, where they had played together for three years.

Last updated: 23/07/17 0.17CET

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