Sweden beat England 2-1 to win the third-place play-off at Women’s world Cup

Yes, Sweden beat England 2-1 to win the third-place play-off at Women’s world Cup 2019 at Nice! And as a result, they have ended the tournament 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup by holding the 3rd position. Both Sweden and England women have not touched the trophy of FIFA Women’s World Cup and in that case, Sweden women is one step ahead of the English team. They played final once in 2003 edition of FIFA Women’s World Cup and also became the 3rd thrice times so far.

Earlier today at the Allianz Riviera, Nice in the 3rd place fixer match, England and Sweden faced against each other. In the match, Sweden beat English women by a 2 – 1 goal. Like the semi-final, Jakobsson found the net for Sweden once again. In the 11th minute of the game, Asllani led the Swedish team ahead and just 11 minutes later, Jakobsson made the scoreline 2 – 0. England tried hard to return to the game and in the 31st minute of the game, Kirby hinted about their returning by scoring the first goal. But, later, they could not breach the Swedish defence and the match ended with a 2 – 1 goal.

Since the beginning of the match, England played dominatingly considering the ball possession. They possessed ball 62 per cent where Sweden just got 38 per cent as we speak. Besides, England played quite aggressively in the game where they took a total of 14 shots where 4 of them on the target. But Swedish women took eight shots totally in the game where seven of them were on the target so far. In every sector, English women were ahead of Sweden but they just could not use the opportunity.

Ellen White who is a professional football player and playing for the English women national football team. She is one of the two top goal scorers in the ongoing season of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. White scored a total of six goals in the tournament but in their last match which was the 3rd place fixer against Sweden, she could not score any goal.

On the other side, Swedish player Kosovare Asllani has scored a total of three goals in the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 and also found the net earlier today against England.

The journey of England was good and also suitable for the final but in the semi-final, they faced the strongest opponent, the United States and faced the defeat by a 2 – 1 goal. And now, they could not even achieve the 3rd place.