Co-favorite Sweden had already opened up eviction to the quarter-finals in advance. The Olympic bronze champion won 2-1 (0-0) against Switzerland in Sheffield and is also in 2nd location with 4 factors. With simply one factor, the Swiss have little chance of getting to the last 8.
Also without star striker Vivianne Miedema, the Dutch footballers made a huge step in the direction of the quarter-finals at the European Championships in England. The defending champs beat second-placed Portugal 3-2 (2-1) in Leigh as well as, with four points, as leaders in Group C, has progression visible. The Portuguese have to bother with the knockout phase with just one factor.
And the Portuguese kept the stress on after the break: Costa went across and also Silva headed in to match from just a couple of backyards out. Coach Francisco Neto's group had actually already made up for a 0-2 shortage at the beginning against Switzerland (2-2). This time around it was insufficient to win a point after van de Donk's dream objective.
The protecting champs beat second-placed Portugal 3-2 (2-1) in Leigh as well as, with 4 points, as leaders in Team C, has progression in view. The Portuguese have to worry regarding the knockout stage with just one point.
Damaris Egurrola (7th) and Stefanie van der Gragt (16th) brought the damaged Oranje Lionesses on program at an early stage. Carole Costa with a fine (38') and Diana Silva (47') placed Portugal back in the video game after Russia had been excluded from the finals. Danielle van de Donk (62nd) scored from long variety to win for the Netherlands.
Without the corona-positive Miedema and the damaged goalkeeper and also captain Sari van Veenendaal, the Dutch females entered into the video game well, Egurrola hit a powerful header after an edge, van der Gragt headed in from close variety. The Portuguese drank briefly prior to Costa recovered stress after Dominique Janssen fouled Silva from the penalty place.
Previous Munich gamer and also Wolfsburg player Fridolina Rolfö (53rd) gave the Swedes the lead in front of 12,914 viewers at Bramall Lane. Ramona Bachmann (55') matched simply two mins later on, however Hanna Bennison (79') shot the Swedes to success.
With simply one factor, the Swiss have little chance of reaching the last 8.