Real Madrid's crisis move : Real Madrid has borrowed Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga from Chelsea as a temporary replacement for the injured Thibaut Courtois. Kepa became the world's most expensive goalkeeper in 2018 when Chelsea signed him for £72 million. Real Madrid also has Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin in their squad.
Sirius crushes Kalmar : Swedish football club Sirius scored three goals within eight minutes, leading to a devastating defeat for Kalmar. Joakim Persson, who scored the last goal, credited their success to their strategy of running into depth and fighting for goals. This match also marked the first time a woman, Almira Spahic, served as an assistant referee in the Allsvenskan.
Swedish frustration after defeat : After losing 2-1 against Spain in semifinal of the FIFA Women's World Cup, Swedish players express frustration with Brazilian referee Edina Alves Batista, feeling that they were unable to have a dialog about various situations and that crucial decisions were not made. A key moment was the winning goal scored by Spain, with Swedish players arguing that an offside player in front of the goal affected the game. The Swedish Football Association's head of referees supports the decision not to disallow the goal, stating that it is a matter of interpretation.