Player ratings as Euro 2022 heavyweights settle for draw

Netherlands overcame two first half injuries against Sweden to claw their way back into their Euro 2022 opener and secure a 1-1 draw in front of more than 20,000 people in Sheffield.

The Swedes dominated the first half and were well worth their half-time lead courtesy of Jonnna Andersson. But Jill Roord cancelled out that goal early in the second as the two sides, who are both among the favourites to go all the way in the tournament, shared the points.

After a cagey start, early momentum was halted when Dutch goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal collided in the penalty with two of her defenders…


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