On Sunday, a knockout stage match between Sweden and the USWNT took place in Melbourne, Australia. The USWNT lost to Sweden 5–4 on penalty kicks in the Round of 16. Sweden will play Japan in the quarter-finals on Friday in Auckland, New Zealand.
Sweden beat USA 5-4 on penalty kicks in Round of 16 Women’s World Cup 2023
FIFA Women’s World Cup: Sweden beat USA on penalties
SWE Defeat USA in Round of 16 Women’s World Cup 2023
Sweden beat USA 5-4 on penalty kicks, the defending champions are now out.
US lost 5-4 on penalty kicks, out of World Cup.
Sweden won against the United States 5–4 on penalties after a scoreless draw in the round of 16.
The US has reached the semifinals in all but one World Cup and the Olympics.
2016 Olympics when Sweden beat USWNT on penalties.
Sweden will now play Japan in the quarter-finals after winning 5-4 on penalty kicks.
America’s head coach Vlatko Andonovski was heavily criticized.
Sweden advanced to the quarter-finals after Sweden won the shootout 5–4.
Sweden won a thrilling 5-4 penalty shootout against defending champions USA in their Round of 16 match in Melbourne on Sunday. After 120 goalless minutes between Sweden and the USA, Sweden won the shootout 5–4.
US XI: Naeher – Fox, Ertz, Girma, Dunn – Sonnett, Sullivan – Rodman, Horan, Smith – Morgan
Sweden XI: Musovic – Bjorn, Ilestedt, Eriksson, Andersson – Rubensson, Angeldahl – Rytting Kaneryd, Asllani, Rolfo – Blackstenius