Spain secured a spot in FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 final by defeating Sweden 2-1

Spain secured a spot in FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 final by defeating Sweden 2-1

Spain vs Sweden at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: Spain qualified for its first FIFA World Cup final after skipper Olga Carmona scored in the 89th minute to put them ahead with just minutes remaining.

Spain vs Sweden Semifinal, FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: Spain will play for its first Women’s World Cup championship after Olga Carmona’s 89th-minute goal lifted La Roja to a 2-1 semifinal victory over Sweden on Tuesday.

Spain, who overcame a near-mutiny by its players against coach Jorge Vilda last year, will face the winner of tournament co-host Australia and England in the final on Sunday in Sydney. The winner on Sunday will be a World Cup champion for the first time.

Sweden has already lost four of its five semifinals and will compete for a fourth-place finish.

Sweden will always be a bridesmaid!

It’s terrible for Sweden because they’ve reached the semi-finals in the last five tournaments. They’re still a step away, and they’ll miss out again this year. Sweden defeated the defending champions, the United States, and Japan, but Spain could not be defeated. Sweden has yet to discover a solution to reaching a final, despite frequently making the semi-finals.

Spain has advanced to the final

It took more than 80 minutes for this match to get going, but once it did, the momentum bounced back and forth, with Spain coming out on top in the crucial stages. Spain has advanced for its first World Cup final after skipper Olga Carmona scored in the 89th minute to put the country ahead with just minutes remaining. Carmona’s goal came just one minute after Sweden’s Rebecka Blomqvist tied the game at 1-1 in the final minutes. But Carmona’s goal sealed the deal for the Spaniards, who collapsed on the pitch when referee Edina Alves blew the final whistle.

Salma Paralluelo’s Adventure

Salma

Salma Paralluelo, 19, was born in the northeastern city of Zaragoza to a Spanish father and an Equatorial Guinean mother. She has represented Spain in athletics as well as football, excelling at the 400-metre (437-yard) hurdles until her last competitive competition in 2020.

A left-footed top-corner stunner in her previous match had secured Spain’s first-ever Women’s World Cup semifinal position. She was a natural winger, and after coming on as a replacement today, she kept looking for the ball to fall to her strong foot in the semifinal. However, as Jenni Hermoso’s cross fell to her right foot, the Barcelona player didn’t hesitate to fire in a low shot to beat the keeper to her left. This with only 10 minutes remaining in regulation time. This is for a spot in the World Cup final. At the age of 19, she is the second-youngest player to score in a Women’s World Cup semifinal.

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