Women’s World Cup: Sweden Reach Last Eight

Sweden beat Canada 1-0 in a hard-fought game to set up a Women’s World Cup quarter-final against Germany.


After a dull first half in Paris, Stina Blackstenius clipped the ball over keeper Stephanie Labbe to score with the game’s first shot on target.


Canada had the opportunity to equalise from a penalty, given for a handball, but Janine Beckie’s effort was brilliantly saved by Hedvig Lindahl.


Sweden rarely looked threatened as Canada struggled to create chance.

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