There were only seconds left when Jamina Roberts got the chance to play home two important points against France.
But the shot went over, and Sweden had to settle for a point in a match that the blue and yellow never ended up in a disadvantage in.
"We felt that we were forced to win as it is clear that it feels like we lost a point," says Roberts. Another day, maybe a draw against France felt like a win.
anyone who thought that France, with the audience in the back and would put up a whirling tempo, as the team did against Denmark, got error.
It was Sweden that took hold of the baton and went up to 5-2, but after 24 minutes was hemmafavoriterna catch up to 9-9.
A new Swedish jerks did that blue and yellow went to the halvtidsvila with 14-11 on the siffertavlan.
suddenly sat Jenny Alm a couple of distansskott, Isabelle Gulldén succeeded with both shots and recordings at the same time as försvarspelet was of the very highest class.
Add to that the goalkeeper Filippa Idéhn made a couple of really high-quality saves, it looked, in other words, promising in the second half.
by Jamina Roberts did to France was allowed to continue working at a disadvantage, now with four goals to take in.
When Gulldén, who missed a couple of penalty shootout earlier in the tournament was now the security itself, could Sweden go up to 17-13.
Before the match spoke Isabelle Gulldén and head coach Henrik Signell on which of the French players they would like to have in the Swedish team.
Both said the goalkeeper Amandine Leynaud.
this afternoon överglänstes Leynaud, who was taken off the track after the first half, of Idéhn that at times appeared like a black ghost, for the French players.
When France looked to key in the saved Idéhn both kantavslut and counter-attacks, which gave some the opportunity to go back to 19-16 with just ten minutes left to play.
the national coach Olivier Krumbholz timeout.
19-16 was 19-19 and XXL-arena boiled, the crowd did everything to get the home team to catch up.
Nathalie Hagman put an ice-cold punishment between the legs of Laura Glauser and Sweden had 20-19.
the final minutes were, as usual, dramatic.
With less than two minutes left and the score 21-21 was careless with Sweden, and the ball went to France in that shot outside.
Now it was Sweden who got the chance to decide. Coach Henrik Signell took a timeout with 23 seconds left to play.
Roberts got the chance but the shot went over.
" Was it close, or? The idea was that I would get the ball directly by the Gulldén but as we only had one pass left, and then I thought that it's best that I shoot, " says Jamina Roberts.
which is the most mästerskapsspelare on the women's side, with its 13 international tournaments, celebrated his 200th international match and canvassed before returns with a bouquet of flowers.
the 29-year-old Gulldén made his debut in the national team, 23 november 2007, when Sweden lost against Germany on Sunday with a 30-24.
How many more appearances and championships may Gulldén not say today.
" We'll see how long the body holds, a few more years it will be enough but the question is whether it will be five.
On Wednesday, awaits Russia in a match that can be decisive for Sweden's fate. But Sweden may be out already on Monday night if Serbia defeats Montenegro, in that case you will either Serbia or France to get more than the five points Sweden can get together.
the Next major championships are the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Japan in december 2019.
to take a direktplats there, Sweden must be the worst third in the CHAMPIONSHIP. Otherwise, waiting a dubbelmöte that Sweden must win, the opponent it will be raffled in Paris on Saturday.
the Victory against Russia can lead to Paris