Sweden and Netherlands win big to reach Euro 2022 quarter-finals

Sweden and the Netherlands qualified for the quarter-finals of Euro 2022 with resounding victories Portugal and Swiss respectively in their last Group C matches.

All four teams were chasing a place in the last eight, but Sweden, ranked second in the world, finished top after winning 5-0, while the Netherlands prevailed 4-1 to finish second.

Here, the PA News Agency takes a look at the tournament’s latest round of matches.

Sweden take first place

Manchester City’s Filippa Angeldahl scored twice as Sweden progressed to the last eight, where they will face IcelandBelgium or Italy Friday.

Arsenal striker Stina Blackstenius was also on the scoresheet at Leigh Sports Village as Peter Gerhardsson’s side finished above the Netherlands on goal difference.

Angeldahl’s brace and Carole Costa’s own goal gave the Swedes a 3-0 half-time lead before Kosovare Asllani’s penalty and a Blackstenius knockout kick that put Sweden through. impose with style.

They now have to wait until Monday evening to find out their opponents in the knockout stage, avoiding Group D winners France but with the other three teams still able to qualify.

Leuchter doubles the Dutch

Romee Leuchter scored two of the Netherlands’ last goals (Zac Goodwin/PA)

(PA wire)

The Netherlands face France in the quarter-finals after scoring three late goals through substitutes Romee Leuchter and Victoria Pelova at Bramall Lane to secure a 4-1 win.

With six minutes to go, the scores were tied at 1-1 before Leuchter struck twice, either side of Pelova’s effort, in the destructive final 10 minutes from Mark Parsons’ side.

The Netherlands had taken the lead early in the second half with an own goal from Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic, but Switzerland responded four minutes later when Geraldine Reutler slotted the ball in deep from Ramona Bachmann.

Parsons’ side needed only to avoid defeat to progress – the Swiss needed to win – but made sure of it in an emphatic final.

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Portugal keeper Patricia Morais is knocked to one knee by Sweden’s fourth goal in her side’s 5-0 loss (Nick Potts/PA)

(PA wire)


July 18

Group D: Iceland – France (8pm, AESSEAL New York Stadium)Group D: Italy – Belgium (8pm, Academy Stadium)

Sweden and Netherlands win big to reach Euro 2022 quarter-finals

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