In qualifying for the World Cup, the German women’s national team scored big points. The team of coach Voss-Tecklenburg prevailed against Portugal with 3: 1. The World Cup is now within your grasp.
The German soccer players have definitely defeated their pursuers Portugal in the World Cup qualification. The team of national coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg prevailed on Tuesday evening in the Estádio de São Luís in Faro with 3: 1 (3: 1) against the hosts. With that, the league leaders extended their lead in Group H over the Portuguese to five points.
In front of just 500 spectators, goalscorer Lea Schüller from FC Bayern Munich (15th minute), Wolfsburg-based Svenja Huth (23rd) and Chelsea professional Melanie Leupolz (28th) met for the world champions of 2003 and 2007. The clearly inferior Portuguese women came through a penalty caused by goalkeeper Merle Frohms to make it 1: 3 in the meantime by Carole da Silva Costa (34th).
For Schüller it was already the 23rd goal in the 34th international match. The DFB selection also won their sixth game on the way to the 2023 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The second leg against Portugal is on April 9, and Serbia is on April 12. Only the first in the group qualify directly for the final tournament. The second play in the playoffs for two more places.