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France refuses to apply brakes, bounces England
July 18th, 2013 10:02PM
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[EURO 2013] France bounced 2009 European women's runner-up England from Euro 2013 with a 3-0 win Thursday in front of a sellout crowd of 7,332 in Linkoping. Spain played to a 1-1 tie with Russia to secure second place, while the Russians were eliminated when they lost out to Denmark in a drawing of lots for the second third-place team to go through (UEFA does not use goal difference as a tiebreaker in the tournament).

VIDEO: France-England | Spain-Russia

Eugenie Le Sommer
, Louisa Necib and Wendie Renard scored for the Bleues, who are the only team to finish the group stage with a perfect record. Going back to qualifying, they have won 11 in a row.

Making six changes from the team that beat Spain to qualify for the quarterfinals, France showed off its depth.

"It's not easy for the players when you're already qualified," said Coach Bruno Bini. "It's similar to when you play the league and there's a Champions League game coming. You're scared of getting injured. However, the girls didn't play with the brakes on. What a nice squad we have."

Iceland claimed one of the third-place spots with four points, while Denmark and Russia were tied with two points.

-- Organizers increased the capacity of Sweden's Friends Arena from 30,000 to 40,000 for the July 28 final. They have already sold more 35,000 tickets.

EURO 2013 SCHEDULE:
Quarterfinals
July 21
Sweden vs. Iceland (QF1)
Italy vs. Germany (QF4)
July 22
Norway vs. Spain (QF2)
France vs. Denmark (QF3)

Semifinals
July 24
QF1 winner vs. QF4 winner
July 25
QF2 winner vs. QF3 winner

Final
July 28

EURO 2013 RESULTS:
Group A

July 10
Italy 0 Finland 0
Sweden 1 Denmark 1
VIDEO: Sweden-Denmark | Italy-Finland
July 13
Italy 2 Denmark 1
Sweden 5 Finland 0
VIDEO: Sweden-Finland | Italy-Denmark
July 16
Denmark 1 Finland 1
Sweden 3 Italy 1
VIDEO: Sweden-Italy | Denmark-Finland
Final Standings: Sweden 7 points; Italy 4; Denmark 2 (3-4); Finland 2 (1-5).

Group B
July 11
Norway 1 Iceland 1
Germany 0 Netherlands 0
VIDEO: Germany-Netherlands | Iceland-Norway
July 14
Norway 1 Netherlands 0
Germany 3 Iceland 0
VIDEO: Norway-Netherlands | Germany-Iceland
July 17

Iceland 1 Netherlands 0
Norway 1 Germany 0
VIDEO: Norway-Germany | Iceland-Netherlands
Final Standings: Sweden 7 points; Germany 4 (3-1); Iceland 4 (2-4); Netherlands 1.

Group C
July 12
France 3 Russia 1
Spain 3 England 2
VIDEO: Spain-England | France-Russia
July 15
England 1 Russia 1
France 1 Spain 0
VIDEO:
England-Russia | France-Spain
July 18

France 3 England 0
Russia 1 Spain 1
Final Standings: France 9 points; Spain 4 (3-1); Russia 2 (3-5), England 1.


1 comment
  1. Robert Robertson
    commented on: July 19, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.
    typo should read Norway 7 points in Group B

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