Soccer-Denmark shock France on penalties, meet Norway in semi (Reuters)

STOCKHOLM, July 22 (Reuters) – Denmark stunned France 4-2 on penalties on Monday to set up a European women’s soccer championship semi-final against Norway, who had a comfortable 3-1 win over Spain in Sweden. Janni Arnth struck the decisive spot kick to give Denmark a shock victory over a France team that had won all three group games, after the match had finished 1-1 following extra time, An upset was in the air as early as the 28th minute when Johanna Rasmussen gave Denmark the lead when she latched on to a long ball and flashed a left-foot shot past French goalkeeper Sarah Bouhaddi. …

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