Sweden, Netherlands advance to Women’s World Cup semifinals
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With Germany out of the way, Sweden believes it can win it all in France.

Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden defeated Germany 2-1 on Saturday in a Women's World Cup quarterfinal match in Rennes.

It was Sweden's first victory over Germany in a major tournament in 24 years, and it sent the ninth-ranked Swedes into the semifinals against the Netherlands.

"We're going to go for it," Sweden coach Peter Gerhardsson said.

The second-ranked...

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