VIDEO: Highlights from FIFA Women’s World Cup games in Wellington, Hamilton

Sweden have earned themselves a Round of 16 showdown with world champions United States after beating Argentina 2-0 in Hamilton.

Playing in front of almost 18,000 spectators at FMG Stadium Waikato, Sweden won 2-0 with goals scored in the last half hour.

Meanwhile, in Wellington, Italy went out of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, losing to a late winner scored by South Africa who triumphed 3-2 at the Sky Stadium.

South Africa will face the Netherlands in the next round.

Main photo: South Africa score and send Italy out of the tournament.


Games played on Wednesday August 2, 2023

Group G

Venue: FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton
Attendance: 17,907

Argentina 0
Sweden 2 (Rebecka Blomqvist 66′, Elin Rubensson 90′ pen)

Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington
Attendance: 14,967

South Africa 3 (own goal 32′, Hildah Magaia 67′, Thembi Kgatlana 90+2′)
Italy 2 (Arianna Caruso 11′ pen, 74′)

Argentina 0 Sweden 2

South Africa 3 Italy 2

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