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Carmona sends Spain through to the World Cup final for the first time.

After a very tight semi-final, Spain edge it after an 90th minute winner.


Spain started the game off well by keeping the ball well and creating some chance. Their first big chance came after the 15th minute mark from Olga Carmona as she shoots across goal from just outside the box, but the deflection from Amanda Ilestedt takes it just pass the post.


Spain’s only other chance in the first half came from Aitana Bonmati as she chips in the ball which missed Jennifer Hermoso and the goalkeeper nearly knocked it in the net, but it stayed 0-0.


Half Time Spain 0-0 Sweden.


Spain came straight out the blocks after half time and created many more chances which put the Swedish side under pressure but their goalkeeper, Zecira Musovic, kept them in it yet again.


Since the 70th minute it was all Spain and they managed to finally capitalise on their chances when the ball found its way to Salma Paralluelo Ayingono when she shot across goal to the bottom right hand side to make it 1-0.





After Sweden’s first big chance of the game in the 86th minute they found the top corner after a perfectly cushioned volley from Rebecka Blomqvist which got Sweden back in the tie.

Carmona’s shot from the left side of 18-yard box chips over Musovic and puts Spain back ahead in the 90th minute.


Full Time Spain 2-1 Sweden.


Spain have never reached the final before unlike what Sweden did in 2003, but they will need to improve if they want to lift the trophy on Sunday.


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