FOOT - OJ (W) - USA recovers, Great Britain and Sweden qualify for Women's Olympic Quarterfinals

FOOT – OJ (W) – USA recovers, Great Britain and Sweden qualify for Women’s Olympic Quarterfinals

The top favorites for the tournament but were defeated by the Swedes in the opening, and the US team came back to life against New Zealand (6-1). For its part, Great Britain won the quarter-final ticket by defeating Australia (4-2). The Americans were the favorites for the tournament Entry and highest drop (0-3) Face their Olympic wrath, Sweden, in the opening tournament. The two-time world champion and quadruple Olympic champion, who lost for the first time in 44 matches (and lost to Blue in a friendly, 1-3 in Le Havre in January 2019) reacted on Saturday against New Zealand (6-1) led by Megan Rapinoe who is known to be the most unit. After the quick opening of the scoring by Rose Lavelle with his curled right foot (9), the Americans were caught for the first time four times in an offside trap by the New Zealand defense under the watchful eye of Stephanie Frappart and his assistants. Then just before the break, former Paris Saint-Germain player Lindsey Horan doubled the lead from a corner kick to celebrate her 100th selection (45). Under constant pressure from the American attackers, Carli Lloyd in the lead, the New Zealanders cracked again with a goal against her camp from Abby Erceg, before reducing the score against her, by Betsy Hassett (72) after a mistake from Abby Dahlkemper. Kristen Press (80th), Alex Morgan (87th) and Kathryn Pott (90th) would score three more important goals for the goal average. The Americans play in their qualifiers on Tuesday against Australia. Earlier in this Group G, Sweden, who defeated the United States in the opening match (3-0), won a ticket to the quarter-finals by beating Australia 4-2 thanks to a double by Fridolina Rulfo (20, 63) and goals by Lena Hurtig (52) and Stena Blacksteinius (82). The Australians could have stayed in the match if Samantha Kerr (the decisive pass in less than a quarter of an hour against New Zealand (2-1)) did not miss a penalty kick (70th place) after he scored a double (36). , 48). White pushes the British into quarters In group E., Great Britain won its ticket to the quarter-finals by beating Japan (1-0) thanks to a header from Ellen White (1-0), Manchester City striker (32), already the author of a double against Chile (2). 0) and who has scored 12 goals in his last 13 international matches. Canada, for its part, won two bronze medals in London 2012 and Rio 2016, after justifying its standings against the Chileans (2-1) thanks to the Japanese double Janine Pique, who was already under Canadian observation, in poor condition. We will have to defeat Chile in the hope of qualifying. Amazing in Group F In Group F, after their card against Zambia (10-3) and China (5-0), the Netherlands and Brazil were neutralized (3-3). After Vivianne Miedema’s quick opening (3rd) and Brazil’s response from Debinha (16th), we thought the Dutch got off to a good start with Miedema still scoring the second goal, but the Seleção reversed the result in four minutes via Marta (64th, penalty) Then Ludmila (68th place) before equalizing Dominic Janssen (79th place). In this group, earlier today, China and Zambia have left each other In a more exciting tie (4-4) with a quartet of former Chinese and Parisian Wang Shuang and a trio of Barbara Banda of Zambia, the second after the success he achieved against the Netherlands (3-10).

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