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  Wednesday, 27 June, 2001, 16:58 GMT 17:58 UK
Clockwatch: England 0-4 Sweden
Clockwatch: England v Sweden
Sweden sweep England aside to move into second place in Group A and a probable semi-final berth in the women's Euro 2001 Championships.

Full-time: England 0-4 Sweden

92 mins: Cope makes a brilliant diving save to deny Ljungberg her second of the match.

91 mins: Svensson drives in a shot which fails to trouble Cope.

85 mins: Frustration creeps into England's game as Spacey is booked for kicking out after a cynical challenge on her.

81 mins: Burke sends in a fine cross but Smith's shot is well saved by Jonsson in the Sweden goal.

79 mins: Sofia Eriksson scores direct from the resulting corner to compound England's miserable afternoon. (England 0-4 Sweden)

78 mins: Cope tips over Svensson's well-struck shot.

74 mins: Ljungberg starts and finishes an excellent sweeping move to net Sweden's third. (England 0-3 Sweden)

71 mins: Banks is stretchered off after receiving a knock on the back by Jonsson's trailing leg. England are down to 10 players having used all three subs.

64 mins: Marieanne Spacey is brought on as Powell makes one last throw of the dice to salvage something from the game.

63 mins: Hanna Ljungberg sees her lob fly just inches wide of the post.

62 mins: Burke swings in a wicked corner which Jonsson does well to gather.

  Substitutions
45 mins: Rachel Yankey ON Sue Smith OFF (England)
50 mins: Kelly Smith ON Becky Easton OFF (England)
50 mins: Victoria Svensson ON Elin Flyborg OFF (Sweden)
64 mins: Marieanne Spacey ON Tara Proctor OFF (England)
70 mins: Therese Sjogran ON Kristin Bengtsson OFF (Sweden)
83 mins Linda Fagerstrom ON Malin Andersson OFF (Sweden)

59 mins: A mistake by Chapman allows Victoria Svensson a golden opportunity to seal victory for Sweden but the substitute blazes over the cross bar.

55 mins: Chapman brings down a Swedish player close to the England area and is lucky not to concede a free-kick or receive a yellow card.

46 mins: Chapman swings wrecklessly and fails to clear her area. The ball falls to Elin Flyborg who shoots straight at Cope.

45 mins: England coach Hope Powell brings on Rachel Yankey for Sue Smith in a bid to bolster the attack.

Half-time: England 0-2 Sweden

45 mins: Banks races on to an excellent through ball by Rachel Unitt but Jonsson anticipates well and gathers.

42 mins: Burke sends in a curling free-kick which fails to trouble Jonsson.

41 mins: England enjoy a better period of possession. Karen Burke takes on the Swedish defence and gets a good cross into the area. But Banks fails to get anything on the ball as the Swedes close her down.

36 mins: Cope goes down in the England area with what looks like cramp in the stiflingly hot conditions.

26 mins: Nordlund provides an excellent cross for Kristin Bengtsson who takes one touch, turns and fires a rasping shot into the bottom corner. (England 0-2 Sweden)

24 mins: Angela Banks gets her first sight of goal after the referee plays an advantage. But she fails to test Sweden goalkeeper Caroline Jonsson.

23 mins: Marley is again called into action, this time diverting Tina Nordlund's dangerous-looking cross out of harm's way.

21 mins: Sweden maintain their early pressure as England continue to be pegged back into their own half.

13 mins: England keeper Pauline Cope tips over her post, unsure of where the ball is going.

7 mins: Maureen Marley concedes a corner as Sweden keep up their good early pressure.

2 mins: Jane Tornqvist gives Sweden the lead, heading home a well-taken corner. (England 0-1 Sweden)

1 min: England defender Katie Chapman is forced to deflect a Swedish cross behind for a corner.

1 min: England are on the back foot straight away with Sweden on the attack from the kick-off.


England: Cope, Murphy, Marley, Chapman, Unitt, Burke, Easton, Britton, Proctor, Susan Smith, Banks. Subs: Hall, Brown, White, Fletcher, Exley, Kelly Smith, Spacey, Yankey. Referee: Claudine Brohet (Belgium)

Sweden: Jonsson, Westberg, Tornqvist, Marklund, Bengtsson, Mostrom, Nordlund, Eriksson, Andersson, Flyborg, Ljungberg. Subs: Thelin, Larsson, Svensson, Fagerstrom, Sjogran, Lundin, Ostberg, Call, Johansson.

Referee: Claudine Brohet (Belgium).


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