Sweden's Stina Blackstenius struck in the second half when they won 1-0 against Canada, who missed a late penalty on the woman's world championship to create quarterfinals against Germany.
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Sweden scored in the 55th minute after a counter attack, where song player Blackstenius got the ball over past keeper Stephanie Labbe to his first goal in the tournament.
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Canada had a chance to come back in the match after 68 minutes when they got penalty kicks for handball after a long VAR review, but veteran keeper Hedvig Lindahl made a fantastic save from Janine Beckie to push the ball to the corner.
In swimming conditions at the Parc des Princes, the two teams fought to create chances in the first half, but Sweden came out flying after the break missing several opportunities.