The semifinals of the 2023 Women’s World Cup have been completed. Three European countries and one Asian country occupied the semi-finals. 스포츠토토핫 Spain and Sweden will play the semifinals on the 15t, and Australia and England will meet on the 16th on the road to the final.
Europe’s strength is clear. European teams were on a roll in the quarterfinals with good performance. Spain beat the same European team, the Netherlands 2-1, and Sweden beat Japan 2-1. England beat Colombia 2-1, which played in the group stage (Group H) with South Korea.
Australia beat France in the quarterfinals. After drawing 0-0 until extra time, they won 7-6 on penalties. He laughed after a bloody fight penalty shoot-out. As many as 10 people went on a penalty shoot-out and rang the bell. Three failed, but four French kickers failed to make it to the semifinals.
Australia was in Group B of the tournament. It is tied to Nigeria, Canada, and Ireland. It didn’t seem easy to advance to the tournament. This is because Nigeria, an African powerhouse, and Canada, which won the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, were strong.
In the first round, Ireland were beaten 1-0 to mark a fresh start. However, they lost 2-3 to Nigeria in the second round and were on the verge of elimination. He showed his potential in the final group match. He defeated Canada 4-0 and advanced to the round of 16 as the top of the group.
Defeated the European team in a row in the tournament. They defeated Denmark 2–0 in the round of 16. In the quarterfinals, they beat England after a penalty shootout. He used solid defense as the driving force for advancing to the semifinals. He scored a clean sheet in four matches except for the match against Nigeria.
There were many unexpected events in this competition. Germany and Brazil, the favorites, suffered elimination in the group stage. The strongest candidate, the United States, was caught by Sweden in the round of 16 and packed. Amid the collapse of strong teams, European countries such as Spain, Sweden, and England took advantage of their chances to win. And the home team Australia showed its potential and secured a place in the semifinals.
There are only four more games left. The semifinals will be held on the 15th and 16th, and the third-place match will be held on the 19th. The long-awaited final will take place on the 20th.