Host Netherlands were too strong for Sweden as they marched on to the semi finals of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017.
Netherlands alongside England held 100% record going into the quarter finals made no mistake as they beat Sweden 2-0 in front of a sell-out crowd in Doetinchem on Saturday night.
The Dutch took the lead through winger Lieke Martens who scored with a low free-kick in the 33rd minute before new Arsenal Ladies signing Vivianne Miedema, 21, added a second to seal the win and also score her 42nd international goal.
The win means Netherlands reaches their first UEFA Women’s Euro semi final since 2009 and make their dream of a host and win still on course.
Netherlands who is yet to reach the finals of the UEFA Women’s Euro will face England or France on Thursday for a maiden appearance at the final.
England will need to beat France if they are to reach the semis and put their dream of winning their first UEFA Women’s Euro on course.
Elsewhere in the other quarter final games;
Germany will be hoping to reach the semi finals as they bid to win their sixth consecutive UEFA Women’s Euro but must dispatch Denmark. Game starts at 10:00GMT today. Germany are the most winners of the competition as they have won 8 out of 9 editions held so far.
At 16:00GMT this evening, Austria will battle it out with Spain for a place in the last four before England takes on France at 18:45GMT in the last quarter final game.