Oranjevrouwen after handsome profit in Sweden to the semi-final EK

Oranjevrouwen after handsome profit in Sweden to the semi-final EK

The Oranjevrouwen have Saturday convincingly reached the semi’s at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in their own country. The team of coach Sarina Wiegman was Sweden in Doetinchem 2-0 the boss.

Orange came after half an hour of play on the edge against the losing finalist of the last Olympic Games. Lieke Martens took advantage of a free kick, following an infringement on Vivianne Miedema.

After about an hour of play doubled striker Miedema itself the score. She tapped the ball into an empty goal after a low cross from Shanice van de Sanden, who was deeply driven by Martens.

The place in the semi final battle is matching the best performance of Orange at a european CHAMPIONSHIP. In 2009, the team under the leadership of Vera Pauw in Finland also the last four.

Orange plays Thursday in Enschede, the netherlands for a spot in the final. Therein take the women, the winner of the duel between England and France.

Oranjevrouwen to semi-final EK

The Oranjevrouwen by a 2-0 victory in Sweden in the semi-finals of the european CHAMPIONSHIPS.

It is the matching of the best-ever performance at a european CHAMPIONSHIP.

The atmosphere was excellent in Doetinchem.

Martens opened after half an hour the score from a free kick.
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Martens and Van de Donk celebrate the 1-0.
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Orange was the first half the parent party.
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On reference to the Sanden caused Miedema for 2-0.

They could simply binnentikken.

The 2-0 of Miedema caused great joy.

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Van den Berg

Without the re-passed captain Mandy van den Berg was Orange Saturday immediately stronger than Sweden, though it was the team of Wiegman initially only dangerous from dead game moments.

Sherida Pointed and shot a free kick about and Miedema could just not inserts, after the Swedish keepster Hedvig Lindahl mistastte a free kick. It proved to be the prelude for more chances of Orange, that in the course of the first half the pressure teenagers.

Miedema received the ball on keepster Lindhal, but while the sold-out Vijverberg almost cheered prevented a Swedish defender that Shanice van de Sanden binnenkopte. A shot of Martens flew along.



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While Sweden was in a few outbreaks, it was after 33 minutes, however, touch Orange. Actually had a penalty – the violation on Miedema was within the penalty area – but that didn Martens. The left knocked Lindahl with a low free-kick: 1-0.

The lead for the Orange was the symbol for Sweden to be something more. Shortly before peace was also a very exciting moment for the Dutch goal, because Anouk Dekker the ball is not wegwerkte and Stina Blackstenius disappearing. The first move of the aanvalster, however, was not a Swedish bone, the Netherlands halfway through the course was the semi-finals.

With Van den Berg for the injured hit Stefanie van der Gragt went Orange in the second half on the hunt for the second hit. However, it was the Swedish women who are strong from the locker room came.

Shortly after peace was Fridolina Rolfö particularly close to the equalizer. The aanvalster pushed the ball after an outbreak, however, is slightly in front of, to the relief of the stray Sari van Veenendaal. Through Blackstenius was Sweden, then another chance, but she shot over.

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After playing for an hour was the word back to Orange, where Miedema two big chances at a second goal. The first said, they are still about, but the second was the touch. The striker tapped the ball into the empty goal after Van de Sanden the ball neatly wide had been laid. That was before, well launched by Martens.

For Miedema fell thus a burden of her shoulders. The aanvalster was in the run-up to the duel in the quarterfinals considerable criticism because they did not score a goal came, all showed they are also against Sweden a few opportunities.

Sweden seemed like ten minutes before time, even back in the match. Star Lotta Schelin scored after Van Veenendaal under the ball with them. The striker was offside, making her hit was rejected.

Because Sweden is full for the aansluitingstreffer went, got Orange in the front of the space. There jumped the team, however, is sloppy. Because also Sweden, through Blackstenius, not managed to score, it remained at 2-0.

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