Live updates Sweden vs Australia: 2023 Women’s World Cup third place match

Sweden takes on third-placed Australia in the 2023 Women’s World Cup (on FOX and the FOX Sports app) at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Australia fell to England in a heartbreaking semi-final that kept the Matildas out of the World Cup final, while Sweden were knocked out by Spain in a back-and-forth match where all three of the match’s goals came in the final ten minutes.

Follow our live coverage from the third-place match below!

Sweden 2, Australia 0

77′: Kerr hits the ground

Sam Kerr took a hard hit and was on the ground for a while, but managed to get to her feet and walk off the court to thunderous applause from her home crowd.

70′: Lightning fast reflexes

Sweden’s Mosović reacted quickly to the chaos in the penalty area after a free kick, preventing Australia from getting back into the match.

62′: Double it!

The Swedes’ attacking pressure paid off as they moved up the field with a transition and Kosovari Aslani curled the ball into the far corner to give Sweden a 2-0 lead.

Swedish Kosovare Aslani scores the goal against Australia in the 62nd minute

52′: Swinging in the second half

Sweden came out of the gate with renewed vigor in the second half, finding holes in the defense and launching breakaway attacks.

51′: Kerr is frustrated

In extra time of the first half, Mosović made a brilliant save to stop Sam Kerr’s missile, keeping Sweden ahead at half-time.

30′: First goal of the match!

After a foul was called inside the penalty area against Australia, Sweden were awarded the penalty kick, and Rolfo took advantage of a clinical finish to put her team up 1-0.

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Sweden’s Fridolina Rulfo scores a goal against Australia on 30 minutes

Sweden's Fridolina Rulfo scores a goal against Australia on 30 minutes

26′: Off the head, off the post

Fridolina Rulfo headed in a cross, but the ball horribly hit the bar.

23 ‘: anchored to the frame

Haile Raso tamed a cross and fired a shot on goal, but Swedish goalkeeper Zysira Mosović got just enough of a hand to deflect it.

17 ‘: Matildas makes moves

Despite high pressure from Sweden to start the match, the Australian attack found its footing and began to create chances in the last third of the field.

3 ‘: Full speed ahead

Sweden applied pressure from the start, driving into the penalty area several times in the first few minutes, but Australian goalkeeper Mackenzie Arnold dealt the attacks steadily.

before the match

stage setting

The World Cup Now crew previewed the match live on social media before kick-off.

starting formations

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