England thrash Sweden to reach women's Euro 2022 final
England

England thrash Sweden to reach women's Euro 2022 final

Sheffield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England will have the chance to win a first ever major women's tournament in front of a sold-out Wembley this weekend after beating Sweden 4-0 in Sheffield on Tuesday to reach the Euro 2022 final. Substitute Alessia Russo's stunning backheel through the legs of Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl set the […]

England

/ 186 days ago

England thrash Sweden to reach women's Euro 2022 final

Sheffield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England will have the chance to win a first ever major women's tournament in front of a sold-out Wembley this weekend after beating Sweden 4-0 in Sheffield on Tuesday to reach the Euro 2022 final. Substitute Alessia Russo's stunning backheel through the legs of Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl set the […]
ByAFP

England

/ 187 days ago

Sweden unhappy at VAR 'catastrophe' before England semi-final

Sheffield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sweden forward Kosovare Asllani described the use of fewer cameras for VAR calls at women's Euro 2022 as a "catastrophe" on Monday after being on the wrong side of a series of tight calls so far in the tournament. Asllani's side, who face hosts England in the semi-finals on Tuesday, […]
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Sweden

/ 190 days ago

Sweden strike late to set up England Euro 2022 semi-final

Leigh (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Linda Sembrant's stoppage time winner broke Belgian hearts as Sweden won 1-0 in Leigh on Friday to set up a Euro 2022 semi-final with hosts England. The Olympic silver medallists were strong favourites to progress against a Belgian side playing in their first ever knockout game at a major women's […]
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Netherlands

/ 195 days ago

Sweden, the Netherlands reach Euro 2022 quarter-finals

Sheffield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sweden thrashed Portugal 5-0 to reach the quarter-finals of Euro 2022 on Sunday as holders the Netherlands needed a flurry of late goals to beat Switzerland 4-1 to ensure their place in the last eight. Silver medallists at last year's Olympics, Sweden are the highest ranked team in the tournament, […]
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Netherlands

/ 199 days ago

Netherlands, Sweden survive scares to close on Euro 2022 quarter-finals

Sheffield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Holders the Netherlands held off a stirring fightback by Portugal to close in on a place in the Euro 2022 quarter-finals with a 3-2 win over Portugal, while Sweden struck late to beat Switzerland 2-1 on Wednesday. The Dutch were without star striker Vivianne Miedema due to a positive case […]
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Sweden

/ 199 days ago

Sweden strike late to break Swiss resistance

Sheffield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sweden needed a late winner from substitute Hanna Bennison to close in on a place in the Euro 2022 quarter-finals with a 2-1 win over Switzerland in Sheffield on Wednesday. Ranked second in the world, Sweden were among the pre-tournament favourites but have so far struggled to hit top gear […]
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Netherlands

/ 203 days ago

Netherlands rally to hold Sweden in clash of Euro 2022 contenders

Sheffield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Holders the Netherlands needed a second half fightback to avoid a losing start to their Euro 2022 defence as Jill Roord's strike salvaged a 1-1 draw with Sweden in Sheffield. Sweden were looking to exact revenge for their World Cup semi-final exit to the Dutch three years ago and took […]
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Sweden

/ 305 days ago

Ibrahimovic to play on 'as long as possible' for Sweden

Stockholm (AFP) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he will continue playing international football for "as long as possible" despite Sweden's failure to qualify for the 2022 World Cup. The 40-year-old came on as a substitute for the final 10 minutes in Sweden's 2-0 play-off loss to Poland in Chorzow on Tuesday. Ibrahimovic has endured an […]
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Poland

/ 307 days ago

Lewandowski, Ibrahimovic seek World Cup place as Poland, Sweden clash

Chorzów (Poland) (AFP) – Either Robert Lewandowski or Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss out on the chance to play at the 2022 World Cup when Poland and Sweden clash in Tuesday's play-off. The winners in Chorzow will go into Friday's draw for the World Cup group stage. It could be the final chance to play at […]
ByAFP

Sweden

/ 312 days ago

Ibrahimovic warns he is 'an old guy' as World Cup playoff looms

Stockholm (AFP) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic said Tuesday that Sweden fans should not expect too much of him in the World cup playoffs and that he was "panicking" at the prospect of retiring. The 40-year-old striker is suspended for the World Cup playoff semi-final against the Czech Republic on Thursday but, if Sweden win, could make […]
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Ireland

/ 443 days ago

Spain pounce on Sweden shock, Portugal held by Ireland

London (AFP) – Spain took a huge step towards next year's World Cup in Qatar as a 1-0 win in Greece coupled with Sweden's shock 2-0 defeat to Georgia on Thursday put Luis Enrique's men in pole position to qualify. Pablo Sarabia's penalty proved enough for La Roja to take all three points in Athens […]
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