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Saturday, August 19, 2023

FIFA World Cup: Sweden won the bronze medal by defeating Australia, won the match 2-0


The Women's FIFA World Cup is being played in Australia and New Zealand. This tournament is now in its final stage. On Saturday, the Sweden women's football team and the Australian team played for the third place at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Sweden won this match very easily. Fridolina Rolfo and veteran AC Milan striker Kosovre Aslani were instrumental in Sweden's victory. Both these players scored one goal each in each half to win the match for their team. With this victory, Sweden has won its record fourth bronze medal.

how was the match

Australia lost 1–3 to England in the semi-finals, while Sweden failed to qualify for the final after losing 1–2 to Spain. The Australian team performed brilliantly throughout the tournament. He made it to the semi-finals for the first time on his home ground. Sweden's first goal came via a penalty when striker Blackstenius was tackled by centre-back Claire Polkinghorn in the 30th minute. Barcelona forward Fridolina Rolfo confidently converted the penalty to give Sweden a 1-0 lead.

Australia also showed great game

In the second half, Australia put in an impressive performance and created a few close chances but failed to find the net. During this, Sweden's AC Milan scored the second goal for the team to give them a 2-0 lead. He maintained his lead and the team won the match in the end. Sweden, who had also finished the previous edition in third place, won a record fourth bronze medal, while Australia recorded their best performance in the tournament's history. After the game, Australian captain and great striker Sam Kerr revealed that he wanted to win the game but it did not happen.

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