Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Paul Saffer, Reporter, Olympic Stadium: On the whistle Finland coach Michael Käld leapt in the air; his side have won Group A and will play in the Turku quarter-final against a third-placed team on 3 September. Denmark must beat the Netherlands on Saturday to finish second; Ukraine, who play Finland here on Saturday, are out.
  • 88'
    De Ridder (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 85'
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 82'
    De Ridder (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 80'
    Sjölund (Finland) has an effort on goal.
    Paul Saffer, Reporter, Olympic Stadium: A big cheer, and then sigh from this stand as Sjölund's header hits the side-netting. It did look in!
  • 80'
    Saari (Finland) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    78'
    Rantanen (in) - Julin (out) (Finland)
  • 78'
    De Ridder (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 72'
    Smit (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 72'
    Smit (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 72'
    Julin (Finland) commits a foul after challenging Van de Ven (Netherlands).
  • Goal
    69'
    Österberg Kalmari (Finland) scores!
    Paul Saffer, Reporter, Olympic Stadium: Österberg Kalmari strikes again, heading in a long ball from the left by the scorer against Denmark, Maija Saari. A wide-eyes look of joy from the scorer, and as things stand Finland would be through to the quarter-finals as Group A winners and Ukraine out, while the Netherlands require a draw against Denmark on Saturday to finish second.
  • Substitution
    68'
    De Ridder (in) - Stevens (out) (Netherlands)
  • 67'
    Julin (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • 66'
    Sällström (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • 64'
    Smit (Netherlands) takes the corner.
  • 63'
    Sainio (Finland) is flagged for offside.
  • 62'
    Saari (Finland) takes the corner.
  • 61'
    Stevens (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 61'
    Kiesel-Griffioen (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 58'
    Österberg Kalmari (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • 58'
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Superb saving tackle from Tiina Salmén then tip away from Korpela denies Manon Melis, through on goal.
  • 57'
    Sainio (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • 56'
    Österberg Kalmari (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • 55'
    Sainio (Finland) delivers the corner.
  • 49'
    Melis (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 48'
    Saari (Finland) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Melis (Netherlands).
  • 47'
    Stevens (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 47'
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    46'
    Sjölund (in) - Westerlund (out) (Finland)
    Paul Saffer, Reporter, Olympic Stadium: Finland are replacing Anna Westerlund with forward Annica Sjölund, whose brother Daniel is also a Finnish international.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45'
    Vaelma (Finland) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Van de Ven (Netherlands).
  • 44'
    Sainio (Finland) has an effort on goal.
    Essi Sainio flicks a header towards goal from the penalty spot but cannot get the loft to loop it over Loes Geurts.
  • 42'
    Österberg Kalmari (Finland) has an effort on goal.
    Laura Österberg Kalmari slices over as the Netherlands fail to clear their lines with both sides still showing plenty of attacking intent.
  • 39'
    Salmén (Finland) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Stevens (Netherlands).
  • 36'
    Saari (Finland) delivers the corner.
  • 34'
    Saari (Finland) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Van de Ven (Netherlands).
  • 33'
    Vaelma (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • 33'
    Saari (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • 32'
    Saari (Finland) delivers the corner.
  • 32'
    Sällström (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • 32'
    Saari (Finland) delivers the corner.
  • 31'
    Valkonen (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • 30'
    Saari (Finland) delivers the corner.
  • 28'
    Valkonen (Finland) has an effort on goal.
    Laura Österberg Kalmari cuts inside before firing in from 20 metres and is unfortunate to see her effort cannon back off the bar.
  • 28'
    Österberg Kalmari (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • 28'
    Vaelma (Finland) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    25'
    Van de Ven (Netherlands) scores!
    Kirsten van de Ven runs from the halfway line and turns Sanna Valkonen inside out before firing low across goal into the corner of Tinja-Riikka Korpela’s net. A wonderful solo effort to level the scores.
  • 19'
    Salmén (Finland) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Stevens (Netherlands).
  • 17'
    Salmén (Finland) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Smit (Netherlands).
  • 17'
    Sainio (Finland) delivers the corner.
  • 16'
    Saari (Finland) takes the free-kick.
  • 16'
    Van de Ven (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Vaelma (Finland).
  • 14'
    Hoogendijk (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 12'
    Sainio (Finland) delivers the corner.
  • 12'
    Saari (Finland) takes the corner.
  • 12'
    Westerlund (Finland) has an effort on goal.
    Essi Sainio's strike deflects across goal and Anna Westerlund is presented with a one-on-one chance against Loes Geurts, only for the goalkeeper to save with her knee.
  • Goal
    7'
    Österberg Kalmari (Finland) scores!
    The first chance of the match provides the opening goal as Laura Österberg Kalmari backpedals to reach a Petra Vaelma cross before looping a header back across goal and over Loes Geurts.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution