Kicking off the London 2012 Olympic women's football quarter-final action is this exciting match between the women's World Cup semi-finalists, Sweden and France at Hampden Park, Glasgow on Friday 3rd August 2012 (12:00 local time).
Both these teams have room for improvement on their group stage performances, they have both given away a 2 goal lead and can not afford to waste opportunities in the knock-out stage. However, both France and Sweden did manage to comfortably progress from the group stage, with Sweden finishing top of Group F and France as Group G runners-up behind USA.
|Sweden Starting Line-up||France Starting Line-up|
Referee - SEITZ Kari (USA),
Assistant Referee 1 - DUFFY Marlene (USA),
Assistant Referee 2 - PEREZ Veronica (USA),
4th Official - HONG Eun Ah (KOR)
Live Match Updates:
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Sweden 1-2 France
(Fischer 18', Georges 29', Renard 39')
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How pity (I'm talking about Swedish media...) ! Have you tried the Sports ones ? Do you have a Swedish L'Equipe ?
The Teams (Abily on the bench !) : Live on France 4 (as all QFs)
SWEDEN : 1-Hedvig LINDAHL ; 4-Annica SVENSSON, 3-Emma BERGLUND, 2-Linda SEMBRANT, 6-Sara THUNEBRO ; 5-Nilla FISCHER (cap), 7-Lisa DAHLKVIST ; 10-Sofia JAKOBSSON, 15-Caroline SEGER, 12-Marie HAMMARSTRÖM ; 8-Lotta SCHELIN. Entr.: Thomas DENNERBY
Subs : 9-Kosovare ASLLANI, 11-Antonia GÖRANSSON, 13-Lina NILSSON, 16-Madelaine EDLUND, 17-Malin LEVENSTAD, 18-Sofia LUNDGREN
FRANCE : 18-Sarah BOUHADDI ; 7-Corine FRANCO, 4-Laura GEORGES, 2-Wendie RENARD, 8-Sonia BOMPASTOR ; 6-Sandrine SOUBEYRAND (cap.), 15-Elise BUSSAGLIA ; 12-Elodie THOMIS, 14-Louisa NECIB, 17-Gaëtane THINEY ; 11-Marie-Laure DELIE. Entr.: Bruno BINI
Subs : 1-Céline DEVILLE, 3-Laure BOULLEAU, 5-Ophélie MEILLEROUX, 9-Eugénie LE SOMMER, 10-Camille ABILY, 13-Camille CATALA, 16-Sabrina VIGUIER
It's raining in Glasgow and Hampden Park is almost empty 7minutes before teh kick-off...
Broadcast has started and the teams are about to enter the field.
Great newspaper coverage!
Thanks Gromit for updates
US' referees today.
Marinette Pichon says she is a good referee. Kick-off !
corner for France
a second one... nothing... it rains heavily !
First shot og the match : Delie. Blocked by Lindhal