The German women’s team qualified for the “Euro” finals for the ninth time in its history with a 2-1 win over France.
Alexandra Pope scored Germany’s goal and Germany goalkeeper Merle Fromms scored the counter goal for France.
Pope’s opening goal was Germany’s 100th appearance for the team with the most goals in Euro history.
With this goal, Alexandra Pope shared the tally with Beth Meade England as the tournament’s top scorer with 6 goals each.
Pope equaled former France player Michel Platini’s record at Euro 1984, scoring in 5 consecutive matches.
Alexandra Pope headed home Sevigna Huth’s perfect cross in the 40th minute. Bob took advantage of it and hit the net.
France equalized 4 minutes later when Merle Fromms put the ball into his own net.
Bob grabbed the winning goal in the 67th minute after a cross from Lena Magill. Pop shot it with a strong header to the right of the France goalkeeper.
The German women are preparing to face their counterparts England in the final of Euro 2009 as they win their seventh title.
Germany meet England in the final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.
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