Sweden He was surprised by the defeat of this Saturday 2: 1 Germany, one of the biggest favorites for the title, and qualified for the Women's World Cup semi-finals, concluding his map for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
In the match played in Rennes, the Swedes have completed 24 years of disappointment against the Germans in major competitions. Sweden will meet in Lyon on Wednesday Netherlands, winning the hours before Italy (2-0), for a place in the World Cup final.
From the United States victory against France (2: 1), it was known that this match qualifies for the Games of the Japanese Capital of 2020, in which Germany will not be able to defend its title in Rio 2016 after winning the final in Swedish.
The Scandinavian made a perfect match, played well in defense and was deadly in its counter-attack.
They lied their stars Dzsenifer Marozsan in the beginning – left the grass after a break – Germans made sterile domination, though they opened the rating with Lina Magull in the 16th minute, pass from the future PSG player, Sara Däbritz.
But the result was an illusion of what was happening on the lawn, and the Swedes created the greatest danger.
If Kosovar Asllani had a more discernible role than usual, Fr. Fridolf Rolfo was the originator of several dangerous plays.
Sofia Jakobsson beat German goalkeeper Almutha Schult (22 ') and finished a quick counterattack. 48 minutes into the game, Stina Blackstenius refused to give the Swedes a victory.
This is the third time that Germany is not present in the Women's World Cup semi-finals, while the Swedes are closer to their second final after defeating in 2003 against Germany.