Preparations for UEFA Euro 2013 continue as the hosts Sweden take on Norway in a International friendly at the Arena Linköping on Saturday 1st June 2013 at 15:30 local time.
Sweden head coach Pia Sundhage includes Hedvig Lindahl in the squad as one of four goalkeepers for the first time since her knee injury. Sundhage’s most surprising selection is debutante Jenny Hjohlman, the forward has earned caps at U17, U19 and U23 level and Pia has revealed she is looking forward to see how Jenny competes with the full Internationals.
Sweden squad; Kristin Hammarström, Hedvig Lindahl, Sofia Lundgren, Carola Söberg, Nilla Fischer, Amanda Ilestedt, Lina Nilsson, Marine Pettersson Engström, Charlotte Rohlin, Jessica Samuelsson, Sara Thunebro, Kosovare Asllani, Lisa Dahlqvist, Hanna Folkesson, Antonia Göransson, Marie Hammarstrom, Jenny Hjohlman, Carina Holmberg, Sofia Jakobsson, Emmelie Konradsson, Elin Magnusson, Lotta Schelin, Olivia Schough, Caroline Seger and Josefine Öqvist.
Norway squad; Ingrid Hjelmseth, Nora Neset Gjøen, Silje Vesterbekkmo, Ingrid Ryland, Kristine Hegland, Marit Fiane Christensen, Toril Hetland Akerhaugen, Nora Holstad Berge, Marita Skammelsrud Lund, Ingvild Stensland, Isabell Herlovsen, Ingvild Isaksen, Caroline Graham Hansen, Solveig Gulbrandsen, Maren Mjelde, Ada Stolsmo Hegerberg, Leni Larsen Kaurin, Elise Thorsnes, Trine Rønning and Melissa Bjånesøy.
*Update: Herlovsen & Thorsnes are replaced by Cecilie Pedersen and Emilie Haavi
|Sweden Starting Line-up||Norway Starting Line-up|
Live Match Updates:
TV4 Sport (Sweden)
Sweden 2-1 Norway
(Ada Hegerberg 4′, Schelin 20′, Hammarström 34′)
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