FIFA Women's World Cup: Sweden beat Italy 5-0 – as it happened

Sweden recorded a decisive win over Italy in Group G at the Wellington Regional Stadium in New Zealand on Saturday at the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Sweden scored the first goal of the match on a corner kick by Amanda llestedt. Sweden lead 1–0 against Italy.

Sweden's Rolfo scored the team's second goal as Sweden took a 2–0 lead against Italy.

Sweden's Amanda llestedt scored another goal on a corner kick. His llestedt scored his third header goal in the tournament.

Sweden's Stina Blackstenius scored to put Sweden ahead 3–0before half time.

In the last few seconds of the match, Rebecka Blomqvist scored the final goal to give Sweden a 5–0 victory.

Sweden are now sole top of the Group G standings with this win over Italy. Sweden has 6poets.

Two goals from Amanda llestedt and one each from Fridolina Rolfo, Stina Blakstenius and Rebeckaa Blomqvist put Sweden through to the last 16.