Euro 2017: Lotta Schelin leads Sweden past surprise package Russia

• Sweden 2-0 Russia (Schelin 22, Blackstenius 51)
• Pia Sundhage’s team replace Russia at top of Group B

Sweden replaced Russia at the top of Group B after a 2-0 victory in Deventer, with their captain, Lotta Schelin, opening the scoring and Stina Blackstenius sealing the win in the second half.

Both sides earned surprise results in their opening group games, with Sweden holding the six-times champions, Germany, to a goalless draw while Russia upset Italy to top the group.

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