Sweden vs Canada : Sweden and Canada meet on Monday in the round of 16 of the FIFA Women’s World Cup at the Parc des Princes in France. Sweden emerged from the group stage with two wins and a loss under its belt, finishing second in the group behind the USA. The Americans beat Sweden 2–0 on Thursday, but the team’s 5–1 win over Thailand and 2–0 victory over Chile sent them to the round of 16.
== MATCH INFO ==
World Cup Women 2019
Team : Sweden vs Canada
Date : Monday, June 24
Start Time : 3:00 Pm Et
Canada also finished the group stage with a pair of wins and a second-place finish, taking a 1–0 victory over Cameroon and a 2–0 win over New Zealand. Canada fell to the Netherlands in their third match, 2–1, but still advanced. You can watch via fuboTV. Sign up now for a free seven-day trial.
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The Swedes tried to drop back on defense and counterattack against the Americans, and came away with some pretty good scoring chances, too. Against Canada, they’ll have a more equal share of the ball and will be able to push more numbers forward. Kosovare Asllani likes making runs in from her midfield position. Fridolina Rolfo, who entered as a second-half substitute against the U.S., may earn a start as another goal-scoring threat.
But the two goals Sweden conceded to the Americans were relatively soft: off a corner that caused confusion in the back line and via a routine shot from inside the box that somehow surprised both defender and keeper. That’s extra incentive for Canada to push the pace in the attacking half, especially with world-class finishers Christine Sinclair and Jessie Fleming each already having netted a goal this tournament.
The bookmakers aren’t expecting a huge amount of goalmouth action in Paris on Monday but backing both sides to find the net could prove profitable
Despite defeats in their final group games, both Sweden and Canada have advanced to the Women’s World Cup knockout stages.