Sweden through to the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup

Published 11 August 2023
- By Editorial Staff

After beating Japan in today’s quarter-final, Sweden are now ready to play for medals at the Women’s World Cup.

In the 32nd minute, Sweden kicked its first goal and broke the deadlock. It was Amanda Ilestedt who scored the first goal, which is her fourth goal in the tournament.

Only ten minutes later, Kosovare Asllani came close to scoring another goal, but the ball bounced off the post.

In the second half, Sweden was awarded a penalty kick which Filippa Angeldahl took and made it 2-0. Honoka Hayashi sent in a reducing goal for Japan in the 87th minute.

Spain will be the opponent when Sweden plays the semi-final on Tuesday.