Germany in the world Cup quarter-final against Sweden


In the women’s football world Cup, the Swedish Team has been defeated in the round of sixteen in Paris, Canada. Thus, the German women football players need to compete in the quarter-finals against Sweden. Also title defender USA is more.

You have done it: The Swedes in the world Cup have reached the quarter-finals

At the soccer women’s world Cup in France, it comes to a rematch of the Olympic final: The German football national team will meet in the quarter-finals of the women’s world Cup on Saturday (18.30 PM CET) on Sweden. The Swedish Team to the long-standing wolf citizen Nilla Fischer was on Monday night-just with 1:0 (0:0) against Canada. The decisive goal in a over long distances, uneventful game of Stina blackstenius scored in the 55. Minute. Swedish goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl slapped a hand penalty by Janine Beckie (69.).

The balance sheet of the DFB-selection, which had reached the round of Eight by a 3:0 against Nigeria, against Sweden, is positive. In the previous 28 meetings, the German team was 20-times successfully, it was a draw and seven defeats. In the final of the Olympic games in Rio, the German 2:1 through to. And other major international tournaments, the German team won almost all all the decisive duels with the Scandinavians. Both Teams were in the game at 6. April in Solna to. Germany won in Sweden with 2:1.

The disappointment is big: the canadian Team is eliminated

Tedious US victory

Earlier, defending Champions USA had reached thanks to two penalty goals with a 2:1 (1:1)-victory at Reims against the German preliminary round opponents Spain in the quarter-finals. In the round of the last Eight, the Americans are meeting on Friday (21.00) in the Parisian Prince Park to host France. The game could be a highlight of this world Cup.

In a lively game turned U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe (7. 75. Minute), both penalty kicks. At least the second penalty was controversial. For Spain, a concerned Jennifer Hermoso (9.) in the meantime, the balance. A gross error of defence of the former Potsdam goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher was gone, however.

“The here was world championship level. We have said during the game that we need to put a Level on it. Every player plays to their lives,” said Rapinoe, after the effort of the TV-channel Fox Sports.

For the USA the hit Hermosos was the first goal of the tournament. The preliminary rounds had concluded, the USA, with three Wins and a goal difference of 18:0. 18 goals in the group stage meant a world Cup record. Spain had lost in the group stage against Germany 0:1 and two in group B occupied.

kle/qu (sid, dpa)