Australia wants a gold medal, but Sweden also has the same dream. This semifinal game of the Women’s Soccer Tournament at the 2020 Olympic Games will take place at International Stadium Yokohama on August 2, 2021 at 7:00 AM (ET).
The Matildas (Australia Women's Soccer Team nickname) had a tough job against England. That game was the best of the quarterfinals round. Seven total goals with overtime. The victory was for Australia thanks to the 4 goals by Kennedy (35'), Kerr (89', 106') and Fowler (103').
Team Sweden had the audacity to eliminate the host team of the 2020 Olympic Games. Sweden pushed Japan out of the way with a 3-1 victory in the quartersfinals. It is worth mentioning that the women of Sweden were the most lethal in the group round with 9 points and 9 goals.
Australia vs Sweden: Match Information
Date: Monday, August 02, 2021.
Time: 7:00 AM (ET)
Location: International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama.
Australia vs Sweden: Times by State in the US
ET: 7:00 AM
CT: 6:00 AM
MT: 5:00 AM
PT: 4:00 AM
Australia vs Sweden: Storylines
The women of Sweden in 2021 have won a lot of soccer games, especially the international friendlies before playing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Team Sweden has not lost this year. Four resounding victories with 2 or more goals ahead. No gold medals so far for the Swedish team.
Team Australia has a bit more experience in international tournaments. Three times in the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup in 2007, 2011 and 2015. In addition, the Australian girls were champions of the Asian Cup (2010) and three times OFC Nations Cup (1994, 1998 and 2003).
Australia shared the group with Sweden in the group stage, but the Matildas' performance was poor compared to the quarterfinals and past experience in other tournaments. Swedish women are playing at their best level.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Australia vs Sweden in the U.S.
This semifinals game of the Women’s Soccer Tournament at the 2020 Olympic Games will be broadcast by: NBCOlympics.com, UNIVERSO, NBC Sports App, USA Network, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo and UNIVERSO NOW in the United States. Don't forget to download the app to watch the game on your smartphone.
Australia vs Sweden: Predictions And Odds
Australia is the underdog for this game with +500 odds. High odds knowing that Australian women managed to eliminate England. Sweden is a favorite with -165 odds in FanDuel, it is a good line to take advantage of the winning streak of the Swedish girls. The draw is unlikely but is offered at +260 odds.