Matches

12/08/2008

SwedenCanada

SwedenCanada
2:1
2:1 (1:0)
  • Lotta SCHELIN (19' 51')
  • Melissa TANCREDI (63')

Summary

Schelin sparks Swede dreams
Lotta Schelin struck twice as Sweden leapfrogged Canada into the second of Group E's qualifying slots with a hard-fought 2-1 win in Beijing. More »

Line-up

1
18
5
3
6
4
7
6
8
7
11
8
13
9
15
10
16
12
17
14
18
15

Substitute(s)

2
1
3
2
4
5
9
11
10
13
12
16
19
17

Coaches

Thomas DENNERBY (SWE)
(NOR) Even PELLERUD

Officials

Referee: Pannipar KAMNUENG (THA)Assistant Referee 1: Widiya SHAMSURI (MAS)Assistant Referee 2: Ja DAW KAW (MYA)Fourth official: Deidre ZEALAND (RSA)

  • Canada's Kara Lang (L) shields the ball against Sweden.
  • Canada's Martina Franko (L) controls the ball under pressure from of Swedish captain Victoria Svensson.
  • Sweden's Therese Sjogran (C) and Victoria Svensson (R) celebrate with Lotta Schelin
  • Canada's Melissa Tancredi (R) celebrates
  • Canada's Melissa Tancredi (L) vies for the header with Sweden's Therese Sjogran
  • Canada's Jodi-Ann Robinson (R) vies for the ball with Sweden's Therese Sjogran
"Canada are fast and stronger so we couldn't play the way they wanted us to play. The players did a good job and capitalised on their space between their defence and midfield well," Thomas Dennerby, Sweden coach.