Sweden fire final warning

Sweden 3-1 Canada Sweden complete their warm-up programme with a convincing victory against Canada.

Sweden 3-1 Canada
Sweden completed their warm-up programme ahead of the 2005 UEFA European Women's Championship with a convincing 3-1 victory against Canada in a friendly international at the Råsunda Stadion in Solna on Saturday.

Early goals
In front of 2,503 expectant supporters, Sweden took control early on with two goals in the space of four minutes. Hanna Ljungberg opened the scoring on 13 minutes before Victoria Svensson added the second.

Moström third
For the second time in four days Canada fell 3-0 behind in an international match when Malin Moström scored Sweden's third 18 minutes into the second half. On Wednesday they had battled back to earn a thrilling 4-3 victory against Denmark, but there were to be no such heroics here.

Canada consolation
Christine Sinclair did pull a goal back for Canada with 20 minutes to play, but the result was never in doubt and Sweden ran out comfortable 3-1 winners.

Danish opener
Sweden kick off their UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2005™ Group A campaign against Denmark at Blackpool FC on 5 June. They play Finland three days after that then conclude their group matches against hosts England at Ewood Park on 11 June.