Spain deliver determined message and performance to match against Sweden

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  • Sweden 2-3 Spain
  • Late goal secures win in first game since World Cup triumph

Fists clenched and raised, “Se Acabó” and “10” scrawled across taped wristbands, tired faces and a rolled banner clutched by captain, Alexia Putellas.

These were not the images that Spain’s world champions expected would go around the world in their first fixture with a star on their chest and a world champions badge to the left of it, a gutsy and resilient 3-2 win over Sweden, but they know they must be. Together, Putellas and her teammates unfurled the white banner with black text that read “#SeAcabó – Our fight is the global fight”, before merging with the Sweden side in a show of solidarity with the struggle of the, frankly, heroic Spanish players.

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Written by Suzanne Wrack at the Gamla Ullevi
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