All eyes are on the FIFA Women’s World Cup final between USA and the Netherlands, however some tend to forget there is also the third-place play-off match to decide who else earns a place on the podium.

England went down to the USA and are confident they can get bronze in France when they take on Sweden. The Lionesses’ Ellen White has scored six goals in five games this tournament and said they still want to take something home.

“I think it would be a huge disappointment [if we didn’t win].

“A medal would be something that we’ll be really proud of and we can look each other in the eye and think we did achieve something at this World Cup.” White told BBC Sport.

Sweden on the other hand, lost in extra time to the Netherlands, and will also pick themselves up after a heartbreaking defeat. The Scandinavians have only conceded five goals. Hanna Glas,  Hedvig Lindahl and Nilla Fischer have been crucial for Sweden and England will find them tough to break down.

Match Details: England v Sweden, Sunday 1am AEST.

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