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Sweden beat Brazil to reach final women Olympic football

Sweden ended Brazil's women's dreams of a first Olympic football gold medal on Tuesday with a 4-3 penalty shoot-out win to book their place in the gold medal match.

Cristiane, the Olympics' all-time top scorer, and Andressa saw spot-kicks saved by Hedvig Lindahl after neither side could score a goal in 120 minutes.

Lisa Dahlkvist converted the winning penalty to secure a place in the final and Sweden's first women's football Olympic medal.

Sweden had previously knocked out world powerhouse the USA prior to this game.

T&T moves up in FIFA football rankings

Trinidad and Tobago men's football team has gained six points and moved up in the latest FIFA football ranking.

This country is now ranked 58th out of 205 countries.

Jamaica is the only other Caribbean country ahead of T&T, with a ranking of 55.

The latest ranking has seen some major shuffle in the table, as Wales gained 15 points to climb into the 11th spot, ahead of England at 13th.

France rose to 7th on the table, while Euro champs Portugal climbed to 6th.

Both Brazil and Spain dropped two points to finish 8th and 9th respectively.

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