The 2021 Olympics return this week with another soccer game as the Australian women face the Swedish women on Monday. Both teams were impressive at the Olympics and will want to win this game.
The Swedish women set an example with their achievements at the Olympic Games and want to win a medal this year. The Scandinavian giants beat Japan Women 3-1 in their last game and will be confident ahead of this game.
The Australian women also exceeded expectations at the Olympics, stunned Great Britain in their previous game. The Australians have impressive players in their ranks and have to prove a point against the Swedish women this week.
Australia Women vs Sweden Women Head-to-Head
Sweden Women have a good record against Australia Women and have won two out of four games between the two teams. The Australian women have never beat the Swedish women and will have to prove a point on Monday.
The previous meeting of the two teams took place in the group stage and ended with a 4-2 win for the Swedish women. The Australian women struggled that day and will have to recover this week.
Australia Women Form Guide at the 2021 Olympics: WDLW
Sweden Women Form Guide at the Olympic Games 2021: WWWW
Australia Women vs. Sweden Women Team News
Australian women have no injury concerns right now and will have to name their best team this week. The Socceroos are unlikely to experiment with their lineups in this game.
Magdalena Eriksson has recovered from her injury and is likely to lead Sweden’s defensive line this week. The Swedes are unlikely to make any drastic changes to their team for this game.
Australia Women vs. Sweden Women Estimated XI
Predicted Australia Women’s XI (3-4-3): Lydia Williams; Stephanie Catley, Clare Polkinghorne, Ellie Carpenter; Tameka Yallop, Emily Van Egmond, Elise Kellond-Knight, Hayley Raso; Kyah Simon, Samantha Kerr, Caitlin Foord
Sweden Estimated XI (4-3-3): Hedvig Lindahl; Jonna Andersson, Magdalena Eriksson, Amanda Ilestedt, Hanna Glas; Kosovare Asllani, Caroline Seger, Filippa Angeldal; Stina Blackstenius, Fridolina Rolfo, Sofia Jakobsson
Prediction Australia women vs. Sweden women
The Swedish women have scored 12 goals in their four games so far and were one of the most impressive units at the Olympics. The Swedes are a definite contender for the gold medal and want to win this game.
Australia women can deal a punch in their day but will have to play on their own to stand a chance this week. Sweden women are the better team on paper and should win this game.
Forecast: Australia women 1-3 Sweden women
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