Live – Sweden-Belgium: the Swedes snatch qualification for the semi-finals in extremis

Sweden qualify in extremis!

It’s over! The Swedes snatch the qualification against valiant Belgians. Semprant gave the victory to his team in the very last seconds of the meeting. They will face England in the semi-finals.

Semprant frees Sweden

After yet another save from Evrard on a corner, the ball returned to the feet of the Sweden defender, Semprant who pushed into the back of the net. The Blagults are delivered.

three more minutes

Three extra minutes are going to be played in this game. Still no goal.

Asllani’s strike escapes the frame

The Swedish midfielder tries again to worry Evrard but his long shot misses the target.

New change for Belgium

The Red Flames make a second substitution in this fixture with Biesmans’ exit replaced by Missipo.

Biesmans returns to the pitch

Return of Biesmans on the lawn after the latter had to leave the field following the intervention of the trainers.

Change for Sweden

First change from the Swedish side with the entry of 19-year-old midfielder Bennison who replaces Angeldal.

Biesmans is on the ground

Red Flames midfielder Biesmans is on the ground receiving treatment.

Dhont tries his luck

On a good deep ball, Dhont takes his chance in first intention and tries to surprise Lindahl. His shot ends up in the small nets of the Swedish cages.

7500 people attend the match

The crowd for this quarter-final has just fallen in Wigan. 7,500 spectators packed into the stands of Leigh Sports Village.

The tone rises between Asllani and Biesmans

After a duel between the two players, Asllani and Biesmans argue lightly. The referee comes to put things in order.

The Belgians proceed against

The Swedes dominate but expose themselves to counterattacks. De Caigny lacks lucidity after a superb rapid sequence from his team.

Exceptional save by Evrard

Nicky Evrard has just saved his team again. Blackstenius delivers a superb header from close range but the Red Flames goalkeeper makes another exceptional save. It’s his seventh in this game.

Asllani magnifies the frame

On a center at the far post, Asllani is on the fallout and takes the ball with a header but it flees the Belgian frame.

First change of the game

Ives Serneels is the first to make a change in this encounter. The Belgian coach brings in Dhont in place of Deloose.

21 shots to 2

This stat shows just how much the Swedes are dominating the game. The Scandinavians shot 21 times while their opponents only tried their luck twice.

Again Angeldal and again Evrard

Definitely the two players are in all the shots of this quarter-final. Angeldal again takes his chance from outside the area but Evrard is still on the trajectory and captures the ball.

Angeldal worries Evrard

Swedish midfielder Angeldal worries Evrard with a long shot that lands just above the Belgian cages.

It’s game time

While the hour mark has just been reached in this quarter-final, neither team has found the fault despite the Swedish domination.

Some inaccuracies in the Swedish game

The Swedes lack technical accuracy in the last meters to worry, again, Nicky Evrard.

What Swedish domination

The Swedish domination in this meeting is becoming clearer and the Belgians have been truly asphyxiated since the start of this second act.

The bar for Illestedt

What an opportunity for the Blagults. Illestedt places a header that lobbed Evrard but ended up on the bar. The assistant referee finally raises his flag for an offside position.

Philtjens misses his head

The Red Flames come out of this second period for the first time. Deloose crosses at the far post for Belgium’s other full-back, Philtjens, who misses his header.

Evrard stops a volley from Rolfo

The FC Barcelona winger takes a volley in first intention but the ball ends up in the race in the gloves of Nicky Evrard well placed.

The Belgian defense already put to use

A few seconds of play in this second period and the Belgians are already backed into their cages and must defend.

It goes back to Wigan

Let’s go for this second period of this Sweden-Belgium, third quarter-final of this Euro 2022. For the moment, the Swedes dominate but still have not scored.

It’s the end of the first period

Kateryna Monzul ends this first act. The Swedes dominate but still haven’t opened the scoring against Belgium. Blackstenius scored but his goal was disallowed for an offside position.

one more minute

One more minute will be played in this first period.

Bjorn’s slightly too long center

Bjorn tries to find Asllani at the far post but his cross is slightly too long.

The rain has returned

While it had stopped since the start of the meeting, the rain has just returned to Wigan.

Lindahl puts up his fist

After many interventions by Evrard, Lindahl finally has the opportunity to imitate him. The Swedish goalkeeper punches ahead of Cayman who was well placed.

Evard is already four stops away

Belgium goalkeeper Nicky Evrard has already made four saves as the end of the first half nears.

Rescue on the line

On a ball deflected from the knee by Sembrant, De Caigny saves his team from the head while Evrard had been beaten.

Philtjens is warned

Second yellow card for Belgium. It is Philtjens who is warned and who is suspended for a possible semi-final.

Evrard saves the Belgians

After a mess a few centimeters from the Belgian goal line, Evrard finally grabbed the ball. What an opportunity for the Scandinavians.

Big pressure on the Belgian cages

The Belgian cages are besieged by the Swedes who try to make the difference before half-time.

The beautiful Belgian action

Superb counterattack by the Red Flames which ends with an off-frame strike from Vanhaevermaet.

End of the first half hour

The first half hour of this third quarter-final between Sweden and Belgium is over. The Swedes largely dominate the meeting but have still not taken the advantage.

The goal is disallowed

After VAR intervention, Blackstenius’ goal is disallowed for an offside position.

The Swedes open the scoring

Blackstenius takes the depth and is well served before going to deceive Evrard perfectly with an unstoppable flat foot. Sweden logically opens the scoring.

Bjorn takes his shot too far

After a corner taken at the far post, Bjorn takes the lead. This attempt is countered and returns to the feet of the Swede who strikes but misses the target.

Nice atmosphere in Wigan

Even if the nets have still not shaken, the supporters who lined the stands of Leigh Sports Village are making a lot of noise.

What a gesture from Asllani

The Swedish captain performs a great subtle bridge on Cayman who falls backwards after this very nice gesture from Asllani.

The first box

The Ukrainian referee warned Biesmans for a foul in midfield.

Four shots to nothing

The Swedish domination materializes at the level of the statistics. The Scandinavians fired four times against zero for the Red Flames.

What a stop from Evrard

The Belgian door makes a superb stop while Ilestedt had made a good header at the far post. Evrard wins in two stages in his penalty area. The Belgians are dominated.

Big opportunity for Angeldal

It was Angeldal again who had a huge opportunity to unblock the situation. On the first Belgian defensive error, the Swedes almost took advantage of it but the Swedish midfielder, alone at the penalty point, takes her shot too far.

Belgians are disciplined

Since the start of this match, the Belgians have been rather disciplined and very rigorous in repelling the Swedish offensives.

The Red Flames secure a corner

After a good offensive sequence, the Belgians get their first corner of the game.

Angeldal lights the first wick

The first strike of this meeting is to benefit Angeldal who allows himself a full axis breakthrough before striking. Evrard is vigilant and pushes back for a corner.

The Swedes insist on the right side

At the moment, it is the right side that is preferred in Sweden’s attacking sequences. Belgian side Philtjens is already in high demand.

The Belgians are the first to attack

Even if the Swedes press high, Belgium manages to come out and embed themselves in the opposing half of the field and in the area. Eriksson fends off a cross.

The Swedes are pressing

From the first minutes of this meeting, the Swedes decide to press very high.

It’s off to Wigan

Kateryna Monzul kicks off this penultimate quarter-final of Euro 2022 between Sweden and Belgium.

Kick-off in about ten minutes

The kick-off for this third quarter-final of this Euro 2022 will be given in about ten minutes now.

The results of direct confrontations

There have only been two direct confrontations between these two formations in the entire history of women’s football. Both took place in 2009 and both were won by the Swedes 2-1 and 4-1.

The winner of this match will meet England

The winner of this third quarter-final will face England in the semi-final. The English knocked out Spain after extra time (2-1) and will be watching tonight’s game carefully.

Goodnight all

Good evening everyone and welcome to the RMC Sport website to follow the penultimate quarter-final of this Euro 2022 between Sweden and Belgium live.

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