European Championship qualification, women's football

Germany – Iceland

Horst Hrubesch will be their defender in the German footballers' second European Championship qualifying match, this Tuesday against Iceland (18:10/ZDF). Bibiane Schulze Solano (25), from Athletic Bilbao, who debuted with the national team on Friday in the second half against Austria (3-2), will be able to start at Aachen Tivoli from the beginning, just as the interim national coach did At the press conference. Monday revealed. Frankfurt's Sara Doorsoun (32), who was partly to blame for the 1-0 defeat against Austria and was replaced after the break by Schulze Solano, will probably have to give way.

“In the second half he showed that he fits in there,” Hrubesch said. He also doesn't have as many left-footed players in the center of defense. “It's an honor to be able to play from the beginning,” explained Schulze Solano, who also stood on the podium on Monday. He wants to play his game, play simple balls and stay calm, “that's my job for tomorrow.”

In 2019, the defensive specialist of Basque-Arpillera origin moved from 1. FFC Frankfurt to Athletic Bilbao, with whom she has a contract until 2025. At the beginning of 2023 she was up for Spain nominated, but was never used for the eventual world champions due to injury. Even after that, she was not nominated by her mother's country of origin, but she now benefited from that. DFB.

The association not only wants to beat Iceland, but also wants to set a socio-political example. Under the slogan “It's time”, we will draw attention to the “care gender gap”, that is, the unequal distribution of care work in society. Women and men.

A survey by the Federal Statistical Office for 2022 published at the end of March shows that Women They dedicate an average of 30 hours per week to unpaid work, while men dedicate just under 21 hours.