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Women’s World Cup: Sweden defeat England in Bronze Medal game

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England and Sweden will contest the Bronze Medal game from Nice.

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England v Sweden: 3rd Place Match - 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

England 1-2 Sweden - Full Time

Sweden and England played a spirited affair in the second half, with both sides coming close on numerous occasions to scoring goals. However, Sweden withstood the last ditch English onslaught and have won the Bronze Medal.

England 1-2 Sweden - 46th minute

The second half has kicked off.

England 1-2 Sweden - Halftime

England 1-2 Sweden - 33rd minute

Ellen White scored a goal for England to tie this game, but it is ruled NO GOAL due to a handball after a review by VAR.

England 1-2 Sweden - 31st minute

What a tremendous goal by Fran Kirby to get England back in the game.

England 0-2 Sweden - 27th minute

Sweden have to make an early change as Fridolina Rolfo has to leave with what appears to be an ankle injury. She limped off the field next to the Swedish goal before falling to the ground, clearly in pain. Trainers wrapped her ankle as she was in tears. We wish the Bayern midfielder a speedy recovery with the injury! (Note: Rolfo will be joining Wolfsburg when the new season starts.) Lina Hurtig replaces her.

England 0-2 Sweden - 22nd minute

Sweden look determined to turn this into a route. Stina Blackstenius and Sofia Jakobsson combine out on the right flank, really just doing what they want in the match. Jakobsson hits a curler to the far post leaving England goalkeeper Carly Telford with zero chance at the save. What a start for Sweden.

England 0-1 Sweden - 11th minute

Sweden get started on the right foot in this one with an early goal from Kosovare Asllani. The midfielder pounced on a poor clearance from England and gave Sweden the lead in this Bronze Medal game.


A heads up: There won’t be a full live blog for this match; however, we will be dipping in to do major updates. Enjoy the game!

It seems like yesterday that the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup began, but today features the second to last match of the competition! England and Sweden will face off in the Bronze Medal match.

This is the third straight World Cup in which either Sweden or England will play in the third place game. In 2011, Sweden defeated France 2-1. Inthe 2015 tournament, England topped Germany 1-0 after extra time.

In the semifinals, England was defeated by the United States while the Netherlands bested Sweden.

If you’re looking to watch the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, fuboTV has you for your streaming needs and, as always, Live Soccer TV can tell you where to find the World Cup on television or streaming in your country.

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