Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 semifinal HIGHLIGHTS: Captain Carmona scores to send Spain to first final

Spain vs Sweden: Catch the highlights, score and updates from the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 semifinal match being played at the Eden Park in Auckland.

Updated : Aug 15, 2023 15:52 IST

Check the highlights from Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 semifinal.
Check the highlights from Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 semifinal. | Photo Credit: AP

Check the highlights from Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 semifinal. | Photo Credit: AP

Welcome to Sportstar’s HIGHLIGHTS of the Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup semifinal match.

  • August 15, 2023 15:25

    It’s done. Spain is through to its first final at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. It needed some late drama to get through but it has done the job. Sweden yet again has to settle for the third or fourth place.

  • August 15, 2023 15:24

    Hurtig’s cross from the right is collected by Coll.

  • August 15, 2023 15:24

    Hurtig chases a ball in the final third. Carmona gets in the way and ensures the Swedish player gets contact on her. A free kick for Spain.

  • August 15, 2023 15:21

    Bonmati clears the ball to ensure Spain defends the set piece delivery.

  • August 15, 2023 15:16
    89’ ESP 2-1 SWE - Carmona

    SPAIN RETAKES THE LEAD AFTER JUST 94 SECONDS! WHAT IS GOING ON HERE? It is the captain Olga Carmona who finds the net. Spain is right in the hunt to go ahead and wins a corner. Carmona sees the defense switch off and takes a long range shot. The ball thuds onto the crossbar and goes in.

  • August 15, 2023 15:14
    88’ ESP 1-1 SWE - Blomqvist

    SWEDEN IS BACK! GOAL! Another substitute gets on the scoresheet. The ball comes in from the left after a throw in. Hurtig takes it on the head and sets up the shot for Blomqvist.

  • August 15, 2023 15:08
    81’ ESP 1-0 SWE - Paralluelo

    The substitute does the trick for Jorge Vilda. Hermoso plays the ball in from the left. The ball comes of a Sweden player and falls right in front of Hermoso to slot it home. There’s a VAR check going to check if Navarro was in the line of sight of Musovic but the goal stands is the final verdict.

  • August 15, 2023 15:07

    Paralluelo’s shot from inside the circle is blocked.

  • August 15, 2023 15:04


    IN - Blomqvist, Schough | OUT - Blackstenius, Kaneryd

  • August 15, 2023 15:02


    IN -Navarro | OUT - Redondo

  • August 15, 2023 15:01

    Batlle gets the ball into the six-yard box this time but Caldentey cannot connect to it as it comes to her at an awkward height.

  • August 15, 2023 14:57

    CHANCE! Hermoso crosses from the left. Redondo pokes it to the goal but is off target. Paralluelo does well to keep it in play and pass it back to Redondo. The second shot is inches wide of goal.

  • August 15, 2023 14:56

    Batlle’s ball in from the right is weak and Sweden clears it without any trouble.

  • August 15, 2023 14:54

    Caldentey’s free kick from the left side takes a deflection off the wall. Spain wins a corner but it is not able to make anything of it.

  • August 15, 2023 14:52

    Kaneryd gets the ball from Asllani in the final third but her crosses flashes across the goal without a Sweden player getting a touch on it.

  • August 15, 2023 14:50


    IN - Paralluelo | OUT - Putellas

  • August 15, 2023 14:43

    Blackstenius gets in behind the back line. Paredes fights for the ball and narrows down the angle, leading for the shot to go straight to the hands of Coll.

  • August 15, 2023 14:39

    Coll again fails to collect the ball from a set piece delivery. The referee sees a foul on the Spain keeper and the team wins a free kick.

  • August 15, 2023 14:35

    Again Caldentey and Redondo look to combine. Musovic walks out of her line to collect the ball.

  • August 15, 2023 14:32

    Spain resumes play for the seecond half.

  • August 15, 2023 14:17

    We’ve reached the half way mark and there is nothing to separate the two sides. Sweden will be the happier side considering it had to survive through a lt of pressure.

  • August 15, 2023 14:16

    Just one minute of addition to the half.

  • August 15, 2023 14:15

    Blackstenius gets a chance to shoot at goal after Coll messes up a punch away on a inswinging corner. The Swede forward is unable to get a clean connection.

  • August 15, 2023 14:13

    SAVED! Sweden creates a chance out of nowhere. Bjorn intercepts a pass high up the pitch and puts it into the box. Angeldal connects to it with her left foot but Coll stops it with a diving save.

  • August 15, 2023 14:09

    CHANCE! Bonmati gets a ball at the edge of the Sweden penalty area. She traps it, truns around, takes three steps to her right and unleashes a shot. Off target!

  • August 15, 2023 14:05

    Putellas nutmegs Angeldal and fires away a cross from the right side. There is a deflection at near post which takes the ball away from Hermoso.

  • August 15, 2023 14:02

    Sweden plays a ball into the final third as Kaneryd chases it. Codina and Carmona combine to thwart the winger’s run.

  • August 15, 2023 13:59

    Rubensson tries to win the ball back in the Spain half but fouls Putellas in the process.

  • August 15, 2023 13:58

    Caldentey’s cross into the box from the left is cleared away.

  • August 15, 2023 13:56

    Carmona with another long-range attempt. This time she is way off target.

  • August 15, 2023 13:54

    Redondo is through in the final third. She passes to Hermoso into the circle Rubensson arrives just in time to steal the ball away.

  • August 15, 2023 13:52

    Bonmati crosses the ball into the box, aiming for Hermoso. The Spain striker decides to let that go untouched to take Musovic by surprise. The Sweden keeper is able to get behind it and stop the ball.

  • August 15, 2023 13:48

    Rolfo makes a run for the Spain penalty area. She takes on multiple Spanish players in the way but is eventually stopped.

  • August 15, 2023 13:45

    Sweden’s Kaneryd is in behind and takes a header at goal. Does not count as the assistant raises the offside flag.

  • August 15, 2023 13:44

    CHANCE! Carmona lets one fly from a distance. Her shot takes a deflection and runs just wide of the far post. Musovic was beaten there.

  • August 15, 2023 13:42

    Pinball in the Sweden penalty area. The ball comes in from the left and Redondo squares it with a header. Sweden needs multiple tries to clear the ball away.

  • August 15, 2023 13:40

    Andersson opting for the safe option out by clearing the ball when pressed upon by a couple of Spain shirts.

  • August 15, 2023 13:38

    Caldentey looks to open up Redondo from the centre of the field to the right side. The pass, however, has too much weight and the ball runs out of play.

  • August 15, 2023 13:35

    Andersson is high up the pitch in the final third but fails to collect a long ball.

  • August 15, 2023 13:34

    Sweden’s Blackstenius tries to play a through ball into the Spanish penalty area which is intercepted. Earlier, Codina gave away the ball for Spain.

  • August 15, 2023 13:33

    Spain going for the high press in the first couple of minutes to win possession. Caldntey plays a cross from the left but it runs straight into the hands of Musovic.

  • August 15, 2023 13:30

    Sweden gets possession to start the first half.

  • August 15, 2023 13:28
    National anthems done!

    Time for Kick Off. Spain has never beaten Sweden. Kosovare Asllani’s side is high after eliminating two former champions Japan and USA. Can this be the night when the Spaniards knock out the Swedes?

  • August 15, 2023 13:24
    Moments away!

    The players are ready in the tunnel. Only moments left before they walk out into the middle.

  • August 15, 2023 13:17
    The difference maker for Sweden?
  • August 15, 2023 13:13
    South Africa’s dream run

    After the side turned heads by reaching the Round of 16 of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, manager Desiree Ellis has asked for more support to the team to build on its success.

  • August 15, 2023 13:03
    Watch out for Teresa Abelleira!
  • August 15, 2023 13:00
    Sweden - Form

    beat South Africa 2-1 (Group Stage)

    beat Italy 5-0 (Group Stage)

    beat Argentina 2-0 (Group Stage)

    beat United States 5-4 (Penalties) (Round of 16)

    beat Japan 2-1 (Quarterfinal)

  • August 15, 2023 12:58
    Spain - Form

    beat Costa Rica 3-0 (Group Stage)

    beat Zambia 5-0 (Group Stage)

    lost to Japan 0-4 (Group Stage)

    beat Switzerland 5-1 (Round of 16)

    beat Netherlands 2-1 (Quarterfinal)

  • August 15, 2023 12:43
    Spain vs Sweden - Head to Head Record

    Played: 3 | Spain: 0 | Sweden: 2 | Draws: 1

  • August 15, 2023 12:37
    Spain vs Sweden - Lineups

    Spain: Coll - Batlle, Paredes, Codina, Cardona - Abelleira, Bonmati, Putellas - Caldenty, Hermoso, Redondo

    Sweden: Musovic - Andersson, Eriksson, Ilestedt, Bjorn - Asllani, Angeldal, Rolfo, Kaneryd, Rubensson - Blackstenius

  • August 15, 2023 12:29

    When will the Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup semifinal match begin?

    The Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup semifinal match will kick of 1:30 PM IST on August 15, 2023.

    Where to live stream the Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup semifinal match?

    The live streaming of the Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup semifinal match will be available on Fancode app.

    Where to watch the live telecast of the Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup semifinal match?

    The Spain vs Sweden FIFA Women’s World Cup semifinal match will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network.

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