The ticket to the quarter-finals has already been booked, but after two victories, the DFB-Elf want to secure the third victory in the third match of the European Championship tonight.
So it’s not about getting better. This also applies to the header of Alexandra Popp, who is currently carrying the tournament’s most dangerous skull across the pitch.
2 – Alexandra Popp scored in the first two days of #WEURO2022 twice in total – more than any other player in the period. The Finnish opponents conceded four goals per header in their first two games, the highest of this period. air supremacy. #FINGER pic.twitter.com/sDMLVLVc6k
— OptaFranz (@OptaFranz) July 16, 2022
And because this is precisely where the Finns’ weakness lies, there is no need for an overly complicated game plan. Old school, in this thing. Flank, pop, goal.
So far, this plan has worked quite well, although in the first half it was not Alex Pop but Sophie Kleinherme who took over.