Bonds train Mark Parsons fielded three gamers from German champs VfL Wolfsburg in Wilms, Janssen as well as Roord, and also Miedema (Toolbox WFC) and Martens (PSG) also began up front.
On the various other hand, Peter Gerhardsson had the ability to rely upon equally as much high quality in the Swedes’ camp, several players such as Rolfö (FC Barcelona), Ilestedt (PSG) or Eriksson and also Andersson (both Chelsea LFC) are under agreement with the leading European clubs. Furthermore, the Swedes also had Bundesliga experience: full-back Glas has been playing for FC Bayern Munich considering that 2020.
European champs versus the Olympic silver medalists-the opening match in Team C was difficult for both the Dutch as well as the Swedes. Both teams reached Bramall Lane in Sheffield with star-studded beginning XIs.
Tough start-van Veenendaal has to go down
The game began very tough, both groups needed to locate their way first-on top of that, the already rarely existing circulation of the video game was stopped abruptly. Goalkeeper van Veenendaal, Wilms and also van der Gragt rattled 3 Dutch females from a cost-free kick and also in some cases needed to be dealt with for mins. Goalkeeper and captain van Veenendaal even had to leave the field a little later and was changed by van Domselaar (22nd; 2nd worldwide).
Problem complied with the Oranje, soon after the deficiency, Nouwen likewise had to leave the area as a result of injury (42nd). Due to the many disruptions, referee Cheryl Foster offered 7 minutes of stoppage time, yet the European champions needed to reorganize themselves initially and also were visibly happy when it lastly entered into the catacombs.
A serious obstacle for Oranje, which did not take place offensively consequently. Beyond, Sweden ended up being increasingly more certain in the mixes, yet Asllani still missed out on the initial good chance (25th). Rolfö, Asllani as well as Hurtig maintained the pressure as well as were lastly awarded: Asllani tunneled Nouwen and also permeated right into the charge location, Andersson ran with him and also, following the cross pass, pressed the round over the line to take the lead (36′).
Roord strikes from the turning game at eye level
The equalizer offered Elftal wings, who then acted at the very least on an equivalent footing as well as took on the Swedes. Both top teams used the 21,342 viewers in Sheffield a reputable compare until the last stage, however the actually large highlights were a long time coming.
With new positive self-image, the Dutch women came out of the dressing area much better under the eyes of men’s Bonds instructor Louis van Gaal-and quickly equalized: After Miedema’s solo, Roord remarkably shot from the turn as well as struck the edge level to make it 1-1 (52′).
The video game began incredibly tough, both groups had to discover their way first-on top of that, the already rarely existing circulation of the game was stopped quickly. Goalkeeper van Veenendaal, Wilms and also van der Gragt rattled three Dutch females from a complimentary kick and also in some cases had to be dealt with for minutes. Goalkeeper and also captain van Veenendaal even had to leave the area a little later and also was replaced by van Domselaar (22nd; 2nd international).
Rolfö, Asllani as well as Hurtig kept up the stress and were lastly rewarded: Asllani tunneled Nouwen as well as permeated into the charge location, Andersson ran with him as well as, following the cross pass, pressed the sphere over the line to take the lead (36′).
And also towards the end the game was back and forth, however aside from a shot by Rolfö, which van Domselaar had the ability to anticipate (87th), absolutely nothing occurred, the factor was shared in the end.
Both groups will certainly proceed next Wednesday. While Sweden after that meets Switzerland at 6 p.m., the Netherlands get on the pitch against Portugal (9 p.m.).