Women’s Euro 2022 semifinals: France ends Dutch defence

The French won 1-0 after extra-time on Saturday to end the Netherlands’ reign as European champions, France ends Dutch defence

ROTHERHAM: France will confront Germany in the semi-finals of Euro 2022 subsequent to finishing the Netherlands’ rule as European heroes because of Eve Perisset’s punishment in a 1-0 win after extra-time on Saturday.

The scoreline didn’t do equity to the bay in class between the sides as France were baffled for an hour and a half by the splendor of youthful Dutch goalkeeper Daphne van Domselaar.

In any case, the FC Twente plug was at long last beaten from the punishment spot 12 minutes into extra-time when Kadidiatou Diani was stumbled by Dominique Janssen.

It took a VAR survey for the spot-kick to be granted and Perisset’s punishment just had an excess of force for Van Domselaar.

Rout adjusted a troublesome competition for the Dutch, who had been debilitated by wounds to vital participants and Covid cases.

Vivianne Miedema was fit to return after she missed the gathering stage prevails upon Portugal and Switzerland because of Covid.

In any case, the Arsenal striker looked well shy of match wellness as one of the world’s best players attempted to definitively affect the game.

France scored five in the principal half of their initial game against Italy and could undoubtedly have rehashed that accomplishment in Rotherham.

The Netherlands lost veteran goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal until the end of the competition to a shoulder injury in their opener against Sweden, however Van Domselaar has sparkled in her nonattendance.

The 22-year-old had shown up preceding Euro 2022, however presently looks sure to keep her place as the Dutch number one proceeding.

France were additionally at fault for inefficiency before objective as they missed the savage presence front and center of the harmed Marie-Antoinette Katoto.

Diani was first to test Van Domselaar before Delphine Cascarino stung her palms.

Cascarino then terminated against the post from fresh and Sandie Toletti blasted over a great opportunity before Stefanie Van der Gragt two times rode to the Netherlands’ salvage.

The Ajax place back returned to clean the line off of Melvine Malard and afterward hindered another goalbound exertion from Grace Geyoro as France besieged the Dutch objective without remuneration.

Miedema needed to sit tight 55 minutes for a sight of objective and the Netherlands’ untouched record goalscorer would have expected to improve when she volleyed over when plain from a corner.

Before long it was Van Domselaar who was back in the terminating line, however, as she traveled to one side to turn Wendy Renard’s header to somewhere safe and secure.

Geyoro then headed wide with the objective expanding before Renard dismissed in dismay while her circling header was ripped at away by Van Domselaar with the final venture of the hour and a half.

France, however, wouldn’t be denied a spot in the last four of a ladies’ European Championship interestingly.

Diani’s speed removed her from Janssen, who made a plunge with a frantic jump to end the Paris Saint-Germain forward.

Croatian ref Ivana Martincic at first thought Janssen got a touch ready, however revised her choice once shown a replay.

Van Domselaar still almost denied Corinne Diacre’s ladies as she got fingertips to Perisset’s punishment, yet was at last beaten.

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