Filippa Angeldahl played a full 90 minutes for Sweden when they made five wins out of five in the qualification for the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 triumph over Slovakia.
The Olympic silver medalists started the evening with six points at the top of the European group A and extended their lead thanks to goals from Lina Hurtig, Fridolina Rolfo and Amanda Ilestedt.
However, that lead could be reduced to eight points if Ireland were to take over Georgia in Tuesday’s later kick-off.
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It ends a successful international break for Angeldahl and co., Who took a hard-fought victory over Finland on Thursday to get some daylight between themselves and the chasing flock.
And just like she did in that 2-1 triumph, the City midfielder once again had a hand in one of her nation’s goals, and went in for Ilestedt to go home the third night.
This means that the Swedes extend their winning streak to six consecutive matches, where their last defeat comes in the hands of Janine Beckies Canada in the gold match at this summer’s Olympic Games.
Elsewhere, Hayley Raso and Alanna Kennedy were both with Australia when Kyah Simon’s last gasp attack resulted in a 1-1 draw with the United States.
Raso started the match for Matildas before he was replaced in the middle of the second half, while Kennedy got 20 to play.