Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Petersen stops two Swedish penalty kicks
July 11th, 2013 1:35AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  denmark, sweden


[EURO 2013] Goalkeeper Stina Petersen pulled the rare feat of saving two penalties in a span of 18 minutes to help Denmark hold host Sweden to a 1-1 draw in Gothenburg before a sell-out crowd of 16,128 in Gothenburg on the opening day of the UEFA Women's Championship.

VIDEO: Sweden-Denmark | Italy-Finland

With the scored tied at 1-1, Petersen first dove to her left to stop Swedish star Lotta Schelin after former Chicago Red Star Kosovare Asllani was fouled in the box.

Then, Asllani, who now plays for Paris St. Germain, stepped forward to take a second penalty kick for a handball in the area, but Petersen jumped to stop her weak effort.

Both goals came in the first half. Mariann Knudsen gave the Danes the lead, but Nilla Fischer equalized on a header.

-- Wednesday's opening game between Italy and Finland ended in a 0-0 tie.

EURO 2013:
Group A

July 10
Italy 0 Finland 0
Sweden 1 Denmark 1

July 13
Italy-Denmark (ESPN3, live), 11:45 am. ET
Sweden-Finland (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET

July 16
Denmark-Finland (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET
Sweden-Italy (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET

Group B
July 11
Norway-Iceland (ESPN3, live), 11:45 am. ET
Germany-Netherlands (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET

July 14
Norway-Netherlands (ESPN3, live), 11:45 am. ET
Germany-Iceland (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET

July 17
Iceland-Netherlands (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET
Germany-Norway (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET

Group C
July 12
France-Russia (ESPN3, live), 11:45 am. ET
England-Spain (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET

July 15

England-Russia (ESPN3, live), 11:45 am. ET
France-Spain (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET ET

July 18

France-England (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET ET
Russia-Spain (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET ET


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Will Johnson: Timbers must face the reality    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Portland Timbers remain winless in seven games after another loss to old nemesis ...
Los Dos move into top spot    
[USL PRO: Week 5] LA Galaxy II got goals from Galaxy loan players Charlie Rugg and ...
Boyd scores twice, Bedoya adds goal in big Nantes win    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Terrence Boyd scored two goals -- his first goals in seven weeks -- as ...
Girls soccer handle takes on life of its own    
[SOCIAL MEDIA WATCH] SoccerGirlProblems (@SoccerGrlProbs) launched in 2011 to tweet humorously about the soccer problems of ...
De Grandpre returns to Red Bulls    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Marc de Grandpre is back with the New York Red Bulls, having been hired ...
Minnesota and New York top charts    
[NASL: Week 2] On a night when four of the five games were played before sellout ...
Dempsey involved in eight straight Seattle goals    
[MLS: The USA 20] Clint Dempsey, who had five goals in his last two games for ...
Luis Suarez interviews Paul McCartney    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Liverpool-born Beatles legend Paul McCartney was set to perform a concert ...
FC Dallas and Real Salt Lake set pace    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] A week after losing its first game of the season, FC Dallas rallied after ...
Rampone shows off hoops moves, nets first pro goal    
[NWSL: Week 2] Christie Rampone scored her first goal in a pro career that dates back ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives