17 Jul 2011

Sweden in third place at Women's World Cup

11:08 am on 17 July 2011

Sweden beat France 2-1 on Saturday to take third place at the FIFA Women's World Cup in Frankfurt, Germany.

The score was 1-1 until eight minutes before the end of the match.

The BBC reports Sweden previously finished second in the Women's World Cup in 2003 and third in 1991.

The United States will play Japan in the final on Sunday.