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Austria v Spain: Women's EURO quarter-final facts

Published: Friday 28 July 2017, 13.35CET
Austria and Spain come together for the first time in any UEFA Women's EURO match as they face off in the quarter-finals in Tilburg on Sunday.
Austria v Spain: Women's EURO quarter-final facts
Austria are the only one of the debutants to reach the last eight ©Sportsfile

Tournament statistics

AustriaSpain

Goals scored5
 
2
Total attempts69
 
73
Attempts on target27
 
22
off target25
 
31
blocked0
 
0
against woodwork0
1
Corners31
 
28
Offsides18
 
14
Yellow cards8
 
5
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed77
 
34
Fouls suffered54
 
36
Published: Friday 28 July 2017, 13.35CET

Austria v Spain: Women's EURO quarter-final facts

Austria and Spain come together for the first time in any UEFA Women's EURO match as they face off in the quarter-finals in Tilburg on Sunday.

• Austria were the only one of the five tournament debutants to make it to the quarter-finals, beating Switzerland 1-0, holding France 1-1 and defeating Iceland 3-0 to top Group C.

• Spain were second in Group D despite following their 2-0 victory over Portugal by losing 2-0 to England and 1-0 against Scotland. They were second ahead of Scotland and Portugal on three-way head-to-head goal difference, therefore keeping up their record of always getting past the group stage as runners-up after 1997 and 2013.

Quarter-final pedigree
• Spain advanced to the quarter-finals in 2013, losing 3-1 to Norway. They reached the semis in 1997 when eight teams competed in the group stage and there was no quarter-final round.

Previous meetings
• Spain and Austria met for the first time in 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualfiying. Spain won 2-0 at home and 1-0 away in the space of six days in October 2009 but both teams finished behind England in the group. Spain and Austria are also matched in 2019 World Cup qualifying.

• Since 2009 they have played twice in friendles in Spain, the home side winning 4-1 in February 2012. It ended in a 2-2 draw in February 2015.

Disicplinary
• Austria's Nina Burger, Laura Feiersinger, Virginia Kirchberger and Sarah Zadrazil are one booking from missing the semi-finals, as are Spain's Leila Ouahabi, Irene Paredes and Andrea Pereira.

Last updated: 28/07/17 13.41CET

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