Netherlands reach first World Cup final with extra-time rocket

Soccer Football - Women's World Cup - Semi Final - Netherlands v Sweden - Groupama Stadium, Lyon, France - July 3, 2019 Players of the Netherlands celebrate winning the match REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

LYON, France (Reuters) – A long-range strike from Jackie Groenen sent European Champions the Netherlands into their first women’s World Cup final as they edged Sweden 1-0 after extra time in their last-four clash on Wednesday. The 24-year-old midfielder scored in the 99th minute when she collected a deflected pass outside the box and struck […]

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