Tokyo Olympics 2021: Sweden vs Australia Women’s Soccer | Match Preview and Prediction

Sweden and Australia go head-to-head in the second round of group games in women’s soccer at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, 24th July at the Saitama Stadium.

Tokyo Olympics Women’s Soccer: Match Details 

Group G: Sweden vs Australia 
Date: 24 July 2021
Location: Saitama stadium
Kick-off time:  5:30 P.M (Japan standard time), 6:30 P.M (Australia Time), 10:30 AM (Sweden Time)

Both nations started their Olympic campaign with impressive wins. Australian women's team bagged a 2-1 narrow win against New Zealand in their opening game in Olympics. 

On the other hand, Sweden thumped USA 3-0 comprehensively in their opening group game.

Sweden vs Australia: Head-to-Head  

The Swedish women's team has won one out of three games, while the Australian women's team is yet to defeat Sweden. 

Their last meeting took place in June which ended in a draw, as both the teams squandered many chances. If either of them wins this game, they will qualify for the quarter-finals.

Form Guide: Sweden vs Australia

Sweden Women's team form guide: W-D-W-W-D

Australia Women's team form guide: W-L-D-L-L

Sweden vs Australia Women's Soccer: Predicted Lineup

Sweden Predicted XI (4-3-3): Hedvig Lindahl; Jonna Andersson, Nathalie Bjorn, Amanda Ilestedt, Hanna Glas; Kosovare Asllani, Caroline Seger, Filippa Angeldal; Stina Blackstenius, Fridolina Rolfo, Sofia Jakobsson

Australia Women Predicted XI (3-4-3): Lydia Williams; Stephanie Catley, Clare Polkinghorne, Ellie Carpenter; Tameka Yallop, Emily Van Egmond, Elise Kellond-Knight, Hayley Raso; Kyah Simon, Samantha Kerr, Caitlin Foord

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Women's Soccer: Sweden vs Australia Prediction

Swedish women dropped a bombshell performance against the favorites of the women’s soccer tournament USA in the Olympics.

With this performance, they can finish at the top of the group and can secure an easy qualification to the quarter-finals.

Australian women's team edge past New Zealand with a narrow win, and if they want to prevail against Sweden, they will have to drop a top-notch performance.

However, we predict that Swedish women are a better team and will be the winning side.

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