Sweden, Japan battle to scoreless tie

BY foxsports • July 28, 2012

Sweden held Women's World Cup champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Saturday in Olympic soccer.

Japan created many chances - most in the second half - but was unable to take advantage, with Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl making several saves.

Caroline Seger had the best chance for Sweden in the first half when her powerful shot was blocked by Homare Sawa.

The result leaves Sweden at the top of Group F on goal difference, with Japan in second place.


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