Matches

06/08/2008

China PRSweden

China PRSweden
2:1
2:1 (1:1)
  • XU Yuan (6')
  • HAN Duan (72')
  • Lotta SCHELIN (38')

Summary

China charge sinks Swedes
Hosts China got their Olympic campaign off to the best possible start with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Sweden on Wednesday in Tianjin. More »

Line-up

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1
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5
4
6
5
7
6
8
7
11
8
13
9
14
11
15
14
17
15
18

Substitute(s)

2
2
10
3
12
4
13
9
16
10
17
12
18
16

Coaches

SHANG Ruihua (CHN)
(SWE) Thomas DENNERBY

Officials

Referee: HONG Eun Ah (KOR)Assistant Referee 1: Sarah HO (AUS)Assistant Referee 2: Jacqueline LELEU (AUS)Fourth official: Pannipar KAMNUENG (THA)

  • China striker Xu Yuan celebrates her goal against Sweden.
  • Chinese striker Han Duan (L) beats her Swedish marker to the ball.
  • Action from the opening Group E match between China PR and Sweden.
  • Han Duan of China (L) prepares to shoot as Nilla Fischer of Sweden looks on.
  • Sweden coach Thomas Dennerby reacts during the Group E game against China.
  • China coach Shang Ruihua reacts during the Group E game against Sweden.
"We showed good fighting spirit tonight. I hope it's just the start of more successes for us at the Olympics," Shang Ruihua, China coach.