Sweden was victorious over co-host Australia for third-place honors on the 2023 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup (on FOX and the FOX Sports activities app) at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.
With a objective in every half, Sweden discovered success in its relentless offensive strain and clear finishes on alternatives. Australia competed fiercely, bolstered by a raucous residence crowd, however it could not discover the web ultimately, and Sweden secured the third-place end on the 2023 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup
Listed below are the highlights from the third-place matchup!
FINAL: Sweden 2, Australia 0
95′: Sweden takes third!
With the win, Sweden turned the primary nation to take third place 4 occasions on the FIFA Ladies’s World Cup.
77′: Kerr hits the bottom
Sam Kerr took a tough hit and remained on the bottom for some time, however she was capable of get again on her ft and stroll off the sector to the thunderous applause of her residence crowd.
70′: Lightning-quick reflexes
Sweden’s Musovic reacted rapidly to the chaos within the field following a free kick, stopping Australia from getting again into the sport.
62′: Double it!
Sweden’s offensive strain paid off when it charged down the sector in transition and Kosovare Asllani tucked the ball into the far nook of the web to place Sweden up 2-0.
Sweden’s Kosovare Asllani scores objective vs. Australia in 62′
52′: Swinging within the second half
Sweden got here out of the gate with renewed vitality within the second half, discovering gaps within the protection and making breakaway assaults.
51′: Kerr thwarted
ln further time of the primary half, Musovic made a superb save to cease Sam Kerr’s rocket, preserving Sweden within the lead at halftime.
30′: First objective of the match!
After a foul contained in the field was referred to as on Australia, Sweden was awarded the penalty kick, and Rolfo capitalized with a scientific end to place her group up 1-0.
Sweden’s Fridolina Rolfo scores objective vs. Australia in 30′
26′: Off the pinnacle, off the put up
Fridolina Rolfo related on a cross together with her head, however the ball bounced heartbreakingly off the crossbar.
23′: Raso on body
Hayley Raso tamed a cross and blasted a shot on objective, however Swedish goalkeeper Zecira Musovic received simply sufficient of a hand on the ball to deflect it.
17′: Matildas making strikes
Regardless of Sweden’s excessive press to begin the sport, the Australian offense discovered its footing and started creating alternatives within the remaining third of the sector.
3′: Full pace forward
Sweden utilized the strain from the get-go, driving into the opposing field a number of occasions within the first couple of minutes, however Australian goalkeeper Mackenzie Arnold dealt with the assaults with poise.
Setting the stage
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