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
Venue: FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton
Sweden 2 (Rebecka Blomqvist 66′, Elin Rubensson 90′ pen)
Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington
South Africa 3 (own goal 32′, Hildah Magaia 67′, Thembi Kgatlana 90+2′)
Italy 2 (Arianna Caruso 11′ pen, 74′)