ALMANCIL, Portugal — Canada will face Sweden for third place Wednesday at the Algarve Cup women's soccer tournament.
Canada, ranked fifth in the world, tied No. 22 Iceland 0-0 in its opening match before defeating No. 20 Scotland 1-0 on Christine Sinclair's 179th international goal.
Canada has a career 5-13-3 record against No. 9 Sweden, although it is 2-1-2 in the last five meetings.
No. 34 Poland will face No. 13 Norway in Wednesday's championship game in Parchal, Portugal.
Canada won the tournament in 2016 and was runner-up in 2017.
The Canadian women finished fifth last year after beating Japan 2-0 in their final match. Canada, second to Sweden in Group B with a 2-1-0 record, was consigned to the fifth-place game after finishing as the second-best runner-up behind Portugal (2-0-1).
The championship game between Sweden and the Netherlands was cancelled due to heavy rain. Both teams were awarded first place.
The Canadian Press