Austria Women go up against Northern Ireland Women in the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 at the Saint Mary’s Stadium in Southampton on Monday, July 11. The match will start at 9:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The Austrian women’s football team made their debut appearance in the 2017 Euro and reached the semi-finals of the tournament. Austria is second in Group D of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers with six wins in eight games. The hosts finished second in the Euro qualifiers while winning six out of their eight games.
The Northern Ireland women’s football team is also second in their group of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers with three wins, two draws, and one loss in six games. Northern Ireland finished second in the points table of the Euro qualifiers with four wins, two losses, and two draws in eight games.
Austria Women vs Northern Ireland Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Austria Women: 1.16, Northern Ireland Women: 16.00, Draw: 7.50
Betwinner odds: Austria Women: 1.19, Northern Ireland Women: 11.50, Draw: 7.50
Betway odds: Austria Women: 1.60, Northern Ireland Women: 15.00, Draw: 7.50
10CRIC odds: Austria Women: 1.16, Northern Ireland Women: 12.68, Draw: 7.20
Note: The odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Austria Women vs Northern Ireland Women head-to-head
Austria Women and Northern Ireland Women have faced each other twice in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The hosts won the first game 3-2 and the second game was a 2-2 draw.
Austria has won three and lost two of its last five games, whereas Northern Ireland have lost all its last five international matches.
Austria Women vs Northern Ireland Women probable starting lineups
Austria Women: Manuela Zinsberger (goalkeeper), Carina Wenninger, Verena Hanshaw, Laura Wienroither, Verginia Kirchberger, Barbara Dunst, Sarah Zadrazil, Laura Feiersinger, Julia Hickelsberger-Fuller, Nicolle Billa, Lisa Makas.
Northern Ireland Women: Jacqueline Burns (goalkeeper), Sarah McFadden, Julie Nelson, Ashley Hutton, Laura Rafferty, Demi Vance, Chloe McCarron, Simone Magill, Rachel Furness, Lauren Wade, Kirsty McGuiness.
Austria Women vs Northern Ireland Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 top picks and players to watch
Austria Women: Watch out for Nicolle Billa in this encounter. The striker scored 10 goals in seven games including three assists in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The 26-year-old has scored 12 goals in 21 games in the 2021/22 Frauen-Bundesliga.
Northern Ireland Women: Kirsty McGuiness will be the top pick for Northern Ireland. The 27-year-old striker scored five goals in eight games in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. In seven games in the 2019-2022 UEFA Women’s Championship, McGuiness scored three goals.
Austria Women vs Northern Ireland Women UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 prediction
Austria Women are clear favourites going into the game against Northern Ireland. Austria has won three of its last five games and have also defeated the visitors once in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.
Northern Ireland Women have been in a torrid run of form in the last couple of months and are unlikely to trouble the Austrians in this encounter.