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SportsSurprising Sweden ousts Germany at the Women's World Cup

22:40  29 june  2019
22:40  29 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Germany 's Lina Magull, left, celebrates with teammates Linda Dallmann, middle, and Lea Schueller after scoring her side's first goal during the of the Women ' s World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Germany and Sweden at Roazhon Park in Rennes, France, Saturday, June 29, 2019.

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RENNES, France — Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden surprised Germany with a 2-1 quarterfinal victory Saturday night at the Women's World Cup.

The second-ranked Germans, who won back-to-back World Cup titles in 2003 and 2007, were the presumptive favourites on their side of the bracket. Instead, they'll head home.

Ninth-ranked Sweden goes on to face the Netherlands in a semifinal match on Wednesday in Lyon. The Dutch defeated Italy 2-0 earlier Saturday. The United States plays England in the other semifinal on Tuesday. The final is July 7.

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Sweden 's Stina Blackstenius, left, with teammates celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the of the Women ' s World Cup Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden surprised Germany with a 2-1 quarterfinal victory Saturday night at the

Sweden 's Stina Blackstenius, left, with teammates celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the of the Women ' s World Cup Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden surprised Germany with a 2-1 quarterfinal victory Saturday night at the

The game was a rematch of the 2003 World Cup final, which Germany won 2-0 in Shanghai. The teams also met in the final at the 2016 Olympics, with Germany winning its first gold medal with a 2-1 victory.

Lina Magull's fantastic finish on a half-volley put Germany up in the 16th minute, with Sara Daebritz setting up the goal that veteran Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl couldn't get to.

Sweden's Sofia Jakobsson tied it in the 22nd minute with a strike that went under the outstretched leg of German goalkeeper Almuth Schult.

It was the first goal the Germans had allowed at the World Cup, stopping a streak of 381 scoreless minutes. In 2007, Germany went a record 540 minutes without conceding a goal.

Blackstenius scored on a rebound off Fridolina Rolfo's header just about three minutes into the second half to break the stalemate.

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RENNES, France -- With Germany out of the way, Sweden believes it could win it all. Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden surprised Germany with a 2-1 quarterfinal victory Saturday night at the Women ' s World Cup . It was Sweden 's

Sweden 's Stina Blackstenius, left, with teammates celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the of the Women ' s World Cup Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden surprised Germany with a 2-1 quarterfinal victory Saturday night at the

With temperatures in the upper 80s in Rennes, the teams were allowed a water break in each half.

Dzsenifer Marozsan returned to the bench for Germany after missing three matches with a broken toe on her left foot. Marozsan was injured in Germany's opening match against China.

She started the second half and sent a free kick toward the goal in the 87th minute, but Lena Oberdorf's header was off the mark.

Marozsan was an inspirational story for the tournament in France, having returned to the game after a pulmonary embolism kept her sidelined for several months last year.

Lindahl, playing in her fifth World Cup, finished with five saves in the match.

With the win, Sweden secured a spot in the 2020 Olympics, along with the Netherlands and Great Britain. The top three European teams at the World Cup qualify for an Olympic berth.

Germany and Sweden had met four times at the World Cup before Saturday, splitting the results.

The Germans had won 12 straight matches going into the World Cup.

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