In the Nations League opener against Spain, Sweden played in front of a packed Gamla Ullevi. In tonight's match against Italy, the match was played at the Stadio Teofilo Patini stadium in the small village of Castel di Sangro. An arena that only holds 4,000 spectators.

The choice of venue caused Sweden's Kosovare Asllani to rage after the match.

"It is beneath all criticism of the Italian federation to put the match out here in the woods. I've seen more animals than people here," she told SVT Sport.

"You have to pay tribute to your women's national team and put it in a bigger arena and see how much you can draw. You can't put the game out in the woods. It is beneath all criticism.

The text is updated.