Women’s Euro 2022 betting tips: Predictions for the quarter-finals
UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 has reached the quarter-final stage with Europe’s big guns still in contention for glory.
Hosts England, eight-times winners Germany, rising force Spain and reigning champions the Netherlands have safely negotiated their way to the knockout stage, with the Lionesses and the Germans having done so impressively with 100 per cent records.
Here we look at how the last eight shapes up and pick our Women’s Euro 2022 betting tips for the quarter-finals.
England v Spain (Wednesday 8pm, Amex Stadium, Brighton)
England fully justified their status as one of the pre-tournament favourites with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Austria before an 8-0 romp against Norway and a 5-0 demolition of Northern Ireland to top Group A. Arsenal striker Beth Mead’s five goals to date have put her at the top of the scoring stakes.
Spain made it through as Group B runners-up, despite the absence of star player Alexia Putellas through injury, following wins over Finland and Denmark either side of a 2-0 defeat by Germany.
Germany v Austria (Thursday 8pm, Brentford Community Stadium)
Like England, Group B winners Germany have made serene progress, scoring four against Denmark, two against the Spanish and three against Finland, all without reply, with Wolfsburg striker Alexandra Popp finding the back of the net on three occasions.
Austria secured their passage courtesy of wins over Northern Ireland and twice winners Norway with Mead’s winner for England the only goal they have conceded to date.
Their defence will be tested here and a Germany win with under 3.5 goals at 21/20 is the next of our Women’s Euro 2022 betting tips.
Sweden v Belgium (Friday 8pm, Leigh Sports Village)
Sweden defied the odds to top Group C on goal difference after thumping Portugal 5-0 in their final game following an opening draw with the Dutch and a 2-1 win over Switzerland. Manchester City midfielder Filippa Angeldahl, who scored twice against the Portuguese, is the only Swede to have registered more than once so far.
Belgium squeezed through to the last eight for the first time after a narrow 1-0 win over Italy in their final Group D match, and will feel they have nothing to lose.
Just reaching the knockout stage is an achievement but Sweden have only missed out on the semi-finals twice in 10 appearances at the Euros.
They should dominate here and are 20/21 to be leading at both half-time and full-time.
France v Netherlands (Saturday 8pm, New York Stadium, Rotherham)
France reached the last eight as Group D winners with a game to spare, and will be unconcerned that they lost their 16-match winning streak to a stoppage-time penalty in a 1-1 draw with Iceland.
Holders the Netherlands had to settle for second place in Group C having come from behind to draw with the Swedes, surrendered a 2-0 lead against Portugal before edging the game 3-2 and then seeing off Switzerland 4-1 – a contest in which the scores were level with six minutes remaining.
France were 3-1 winners when the teams met in February and another win for Les Bleues with goals at both ends at 9/4 completes our Women’s Euro 2022 betting tips for the quarter-finals.
All odds and markets correct as of date of publication