The German national women’s football team will meet in the quarter-finals of the world Cup on your opponent, Sweden.

The Three-crown Team moved in on Monday with a 1:0 (0:0) over Canada in the round of the last Eight and plays on Saturday (18.30 PM) in Rennes against the DFB-Eleven. “This will be a 50:50 game”, said national coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg. “We know the Strengths of the Swedes, know that they will throw everything in.”

After the 3:0 in the second round over Nigeria goalkeeper Almuth Schult and game guide Alexandra had Popp hinted that they would like to play against the Scandinavians. As the reason they called, among other things, the good balance in a direct comparison. In so far 28 meeting, there were 20 German victories, a draw and seven defeats. At the Olympic Games in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, the German team with a 2:1 brought against Sweden for the gold medal. With the same score she won in April in a friendly in Solna.

Voss-Tecklenburg warned, however: “We are preparing now well, we don’t sit back and know that we have won the friendship game.” While the team on Tuesday has free, has the national coach in the morning for an appointment. At 10.30 a.m. she turns on the DFB press conference of the representatives of the media.

What else happened?

The last two eighth-final games are scheduled for Tuesday. First of all, Italy is 18 o’clock in Montpellier on China. The Italians were First in their heavy preliminary round group ahead of Australia and Brazil. China moved in as the third of the German group in the round of 16.

To the 21 European Champions the Netherlands occurs in Rennes at 21 against Japan. The Dutch have won three of their group matches. Japan was Second in its group with four points behind England.

dpa

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