Live: Spain beats Sweden 1-0; latest result and reaction from Women's World Cup semifinal
Spain dominated possession against the veteran Swedes in their maiden global semi-final
they lacked end-product. With nine minutes left, 19-year-old Barcelona attacker Salma Paralluelo's low strike destroyed Sweden's
After Wolfsburg's Rebecka Blomqvist equalized with two minutes left, Spain recovered and ran up the other end nearly immediately
when Carmona's powerful drive rebounded in off the underside of the crossbar.
Olga Carmona, left back for Real Madrid, scored the game-winning goal for Spain in the 89th minute of their semi-final match against Sweden in Auckland.
The match was decided after a tense final 10 minutes of play. Spain advanced to their first Women's World Cup final.
The team captained by Jorge Vilda will now compete in the final on Sunday at Sydney's Stadium Australia against either the tournament's co-hosts
Australia, or the reigning European champions, England. The second semi-final between these two teams will take place on Wednesday.
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