Sweden players applaud with their bronze medals after a Women’s World Cup third place soccer compare between England and Sweden during Stade de Nice, in Nice, France, Saturday, Jul 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Kosovare Asllani set Sweden on a approach to a 2-1 feat over England for third place in a Women’s World Cup on Saturday night though a midfielder roughly didn’t play in a bronze award match.
Asllani was taken off a margin on a bracket during Wednesday’s semifinal detriment to a Netherlands following a conduct damage and was taken to hospital. And a 29-year-old suggested that as late as Friday she was told that she wouldn’t be means to play in a compare in Nice.
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“Yesterday, we got a ‘no’ about personification from a medical staff. But we did a exam again currently and it was positive,” an romantic Asllani said. “I felt it was going to take a lot for me to skip this diversion though we unequivocally gave it my all and we feel in each percent of my physique that I’ve given it all.”
It was a third bronze award for Sweden, that also finished as a runner-up in 2003.
Asllani gave a Swedes a lead in a 11th notation as they took advantage of early struggles by England.
Alex Greenwood had copiousness of time to transparent Fridolina Rolfo’s cranky though sent it true into a trail of Asllani, who drilled it into a bottom right corner. England goalkeeper Carly Telford got a palm on it though couldn’t keep it out of a net.
Sweden was adult 2-1 when Asllani was replaced out during halftime.
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“When we got another strike on my conduct in a initial half we felt like, ‘Nah, it’s time for someone else to get in,'” Asllani said. “I’m unapproachable of a group and unapproachable of myself and only all right now. we got another hit though all is value it right now.”
Sofia Jakobsson had doubled Sweden’s lead before England got into a diversion with Fran Kirby halving a necessity in a 31st notation when she cut in from a right, kick her defender and twisted in off a bottom of a left post.
Ellen White suspicion she had tied a measure dual mins after though her idea was ruled out after a video examination dynamic there had been a handball. The brazen had also had what would have been an equalizing idea ruled out in a semifinal detriment to a United States.
“I haven’t unequivocally seen it back. I’ve got hit though she shoved me, we don’t know what I’m ostensible to do,” White said. “I didn’t feel like it overwhelmed my arm really. I’ve finished all to try and measure a goal.
The arbitrate “didn’t unequivocally explain it to me either, that we was undone with, though she’s there to make a preference and a preference was that it was sport so I’ve got to take it on a chin. I’m unhappy with a few decisions that has happened though that’s VAR and that’s football so we only got to get on with it,” White said.
Had a idea stood, White would have changed to a tip of a idea standings in a competition for a Golden Boot before Sunday’s final between a United States and a Netherlands.
White has scored 6 goals, a same as Alex Morgan — who has her beaten on assists — and one some-more than Megan Rapinoe.
All though one of Morgan’s goals came in a 13-0 feat over Thailand.
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“You still got to measure goals whoever we come across,” White said. “She (Morgan) scored 5 goals opposite Thailand and some of them goals were comprehensive screamers to be honest. Congratulations to possibly Rapinoe or Morgan, whoever gets a Golden Boot, though really happy to have scored 6 goals this contest and to have contributed to my team.”