Pernille Harder captained Denmark to an important 3-1 victory against a strong Italy side in Group B. The Danes have now sealed a place in the European championships following nine wins out of nine. They will entertain second place Italy at the beginning of December for their final Group B match.
Sweden have also booked a place in the finals, joining Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and hosts England. The Swedes’ qualification news came after a 2-0 triumph against fellow Nordic country Iceland. Chelsea’s captain Magdalena Eriksson played at centre-back while Jonna Andersson was stationed at left-back.
England Women’s friendly versus Germany, which was due to take place this afternoon, did not take place as it was cancelled on Sunday due to a positive COVID-19 test result for a member of the Lionesses’ backroom staff.
Melanie Leupolz and Ann-Katrin Berger’s Germany also qualified for the Euros last week with two matches remaining. They take on Greece on Friday 27 November and then travel to Republic of Ireland four days later.
The Blues’ next game is on Tuesday 3 November against Tottenham Hotspur in the Continental League Cup. The home match kicks off at 7pm and can be watched live via The 5th Stand app, the Chelsea website, Chelsea FC Women’s Facebook page and our official YouTube channel.