Hedvig Lindahls sweet save sends Canada home and Sweden into quarters

Stina Blackstenius fired Sweden into the quarter-finals of the Womens World Cup but they needed a penalty save from Hedvig Lindahl to beat Canada 1-0 in Paris Stina Blackstenius fired Sweden into the quarter-finals of the Womens World Cup but they needed a penalty save from Hedvig Lindahl to beat Canada 1-0 in Paris. A slow-burner finally came to life in the second half, with Kosovare Asllani at the heart of it. Asllani raced downfield and played an inch-perfect pass for Blackstenius to score with the games first shot on target just shy of the hour mark. But it was also Asllani who was penalised for handball eight minutes later, before Lindahl denied Janine Beckie from the spot. The crowd …