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Sweden face clash with Germany in Women's World Cup quarters

Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl's crucial penalty save in a tense Sweden-Canada match. Photo: AP Photo/Michel Euler

Published: 25.Jun.2019 07:58 hrs

Sweden's coach reveals his unusual method of preparation, after his team beat Canada to reach the women's World Cup quarter-finals.

Stina Blackstenius scored the only goal of a cagey match as Sweden beat Canada 1-0 in Paris on Monday to reach the women's World Cup quarter-finals.

The victory sets up a rematch of the 2016 Olympic final as the Swedes play Germany on Saturday in Rennes. Three years ago Germany won the gold with a 2-1 victory in Rio de Janeiro, though Blackstenius scored in that match.

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