Sweden v Germany – International Friendly (29 October 2014)
Sweden host Germany in an international women’s football friendly on Wednesday 29 October at 18:00 local time.
There are currently 5,500 tickets sold for this exciting contest which will be played at the Behrn Arena. The match will also be broadcast live on TV12.
Sweden team to play Germany: Malin Reuterwall, Carola Söberg, Emma Berglund, Nilla Fischer, Elin Magnusson, Lina Nilsson, Marina Peterson Engström, Charlotte Rohlin, Elin Rubensson, Linda Sembrant, Charlotte Rohlin, Kosovare Asllani, Marija Banusic, Lisa Dahlkvist, Malin Diaz Pettersson, Magdalena Ericsson, Jenny Hjohlman, Sofia Jakobsson, Emma Lund, Fridolina Rolfö, Lotta Schelin, Olivia Schough, Caroline Seger, Therese Sjögran.
Goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl is not included in the squad as she has hip surgery and is not expected back in the squad until spring.
Germany squad: Nadine Angerer, Laura Benkarth, Almuth Schult, Lisa Weiß, Jennifer Cramer, Kathrin Hendrich, Josephine Henning, Tabea Kemme, Annike Krahn, Babette Peter, Bianca Schmidt, Luisa Wensing, Fatmire Alushi, Melanie Behringer, Sara Däbritz, Verena Faisst, Simone Laudehr, Melanie Leupolz, Dzsenifer Marozsán, Alexandra Popp, Pauline Bremer, Anja Mittag, Lena Petermann, Celia Šašić
Sweden are looking to face tough opposition as they prepare for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015. Germany defeated Sweden 1-0 in the UEFA Women’s European Cup 2013 semi-final and Sweden are looking for revenge.
Therese Sjögran is set to earn her 200th international cap, and if Lotta Schelin scores she will achieve the national team record of 73 goals. Schelin currently shares the record with Hanna Ljungberg (72 goals).
Full-time: Sweden 1-2 Germany
Goals: Schelin 68′, Marozsán 76′, Popp 79′
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