Magull and Popp strike to sink Austria and send Germany into semi-finals | Women’s Euro 2022

Germany march on, but not as emphatically as appearances suggest. The eight-times champions were given an almighty fright by Austria, who contributed hugely to a pulsating contest, and they may be glad of such a test by the time Wednesday’s semi-final comes around. It will take an outstanding opponent to dislodge Martina Voss-Tecklenburg’s side but France, the Netherlands and, for that matter, England will have been encouraged by some of the weaknesses that were exposed here.

They would have been prised wide open if one of Austria’s near-misses had brought greater reward. The…


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