Following hard-fought quarterfinal victories in the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, Spain and Sweden squared off on Tuesday (on FOX and the FOX Sports app) in a true back-and-forth struggle.
Both teams entered the game unhurt, and it remained that way for the majority of the game until a flurry of activity in the 80th minute and beyond.
when three goals were scored in only 10 minutes of game action. The victory gives Spain its first-ever place in a World Cup final, headed by rising sensation Salma Paralluelo, who scored the game's first goal.
Later, just one minute after Rebecka Blomqvist tied the game for Sweden, Olga Carmona added the winning goal for Spain.
A thrilling second half between Spain and Sweden produced three goals in nine minutes, with fullback Olga Carmona's fizzed shot on the verge of stoppage time nudging La Roja into their first major championship final.
Carmona collected a short corner kick on the left outside of the penalty area and rifled a shot off the underside of the crossbar.
startling Swedish goalkeeper Zecira Musovic, one of the stars of this year's Women's World Cup, to secure a 2-1 victory.
Carmona's stunning performance came just seconds after Sweden stunned the loud audience with an 88th-minute equalizer from replacement Rebecka Blomqvist.