Sweden's women win 2nd straight, down Australia 4-2
Fridolina Rolfo scored a pair of goals and Sweden won its second straight match in the group stage of the women's Olympic soccer tournament with a 4-2 victory over Australia on Saturday. Sweden, sitting atop Group G, opened the Tokyo Games with a 3-0 victory over the United States. Rolfo scored on a cross from Sofia Jakobsson to give Sweden the early lead against the Matlidas in the 20th minute.news.yahoo.com
Sweden secures bronze medal after narrow win over England
Sweden players celebrate with their third place medals following their sides victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France 3rd Place Match match between England and Sweden at Stade de Nice on July 6 in Nice, France. (Photo by Robert(CNN) - A third-place playoff is the toughest of gigs for teams that had had high hopes of reaching a World Cup final. Not that anybody had told Sweden, who came out of the blocks to take the Women's World Cup bronze medal, after securing a 2-1 win over England at the Stade de Nice on Saturday. It's the third time that Sweden has secured bronze after winning the third-place playoff games in 1991 and 2011. On Sunday, the USWNT will face the Netherlands in the Women's World Cup final in Lyon.