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Canada women win shootout for soccer gold

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Canada women win shootout for soccer gold

Canada enjoy received the Olympic gold medal in women’s football by beating Sweden 3-2 on penalties after the closing ended 1-1 following 90 minutes and further time.

Julia Grosso saved her chilly with the decisive penalty in sudden demise on Friday to offer Canada their first-ever gold in Olympic football after bronze medals at London and Rio.

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Sweden, conquerors of Australia within the semi-closing, went forward within the 34th minute thru Stina Blackstenius, who steered home after Kosovare Asllani squared the ball.

However Canada drew level with a Jesse Fleming penalty within the 67th minute after the referee went to the pitchside video show and dominated that Swedish defender Amanda Ilestedt had introduced down Canada striker Christine Sinclair.

Sweden dominated for the rest of traditional time and the 30 minutes of further time, but failed to flip the strain into efforts on aim.

The United States received the bronze medal on Thursday with victory over the Matildas.

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