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Women's World Cup: Sweden vs. Nigeria

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Francisca Ordega's 87th-minute goal pulled Nigeria into a 3-all tie with Sweden in a Women's World Cup match on Monday.

Linda Sembrant came off the bench to put Sweden ahead 3-2 before Ordega's drive sailed between goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl's legs.

Nilla Fischer put Sweden up 2-0 in the first half with a goal in the 31st minute after Nigeria conceded an own goal. Nigeria evened it in the second half when Ngozi Okobi and Asisat Oshoala scored in a 3-minute span.

It was the tournament opener for both teams, who are in Group D along with the United States and Australia. An expanded field of 24 teams is playing in the monthlong World Cup.

Fifth-ranked Sweden, under former U.S. coach Pia Sundhage, faces her former team on Friday in one of the most anticipated matches of the group stage.

WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Ngozi Okobi #13
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WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Ngozi Okobi #13 of Nigeria reacts after scoring the first goal against Sweden during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Group D match between Sweden and Nigeria at Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Sweden's defender Elin Rubensson (L) vies for the
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Sweden's defender Elin Rubensson (L) vies for the ball with Nigeria's forward Ngozi Okobi during Group D match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup between Nigeria and Sweden at the Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMADJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

Nigeria's forward Asisat Oshoala kicks the ball to
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Nigeria's forward Asisat Oshoala kicks the ball to score a goal as Sweden's defender Nilla Fischer tries to stop during Group D match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup between Nigeria and Sweden at the Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMADJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Asisat Oshoala #8
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WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Asisat Oshoala #8 of Nigeria reacts after scoring the second goal against Sweden during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Group D match between Sweden and Nigeria at Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Nigeria's fans cheer before the Group D match
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Nigeria's fans cheer before the Group D match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup between Nigeria and Sweden at the Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMADJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Francisca Ordega #17
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WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Francisca Ordega #17 of Nigeria fouls Therese Sjogran #15 of Sweden during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Group D match between Sweden and Nigeria at Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl
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WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl #1 of Sweden saves a shot on goal behind Desire Oparanozie #9 of Nigeria during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Group D match between Sweden and Nigeria at Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Desire Oparanozie #9
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WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Desire Oparanozie #9 of Nigeria challenges Emma Berglund #4 of Sweden during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Group D match between Sweden and Nigeria at Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl
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WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl #1 and Nilla Fischer #5 of Sweden defend a shot attempt by Desire Oparanozie #9 of Nigeria during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Group D match between Sweden and Nigeria at Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Nilla Fischer #5
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WINNIPEG, MB - JUNE 08: Nilla Fischer #5 of Sweden reacts after scoring the second goal against goalkeeper Precious Dede #1 of Nigeria with Emma Berglund #4 during the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Group D match between Sweden and Nigeria at Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Nigeria's goalkeeper Precious Dede (1), Ngozi Ebere (23),
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Nigeria's goalkeeper Precious Dede (1), Ngozi Ebere (23), Osinachi Ohale (3) and Desire Oparanozie (9) react as Sweden's Nilla Fischer (5) celebrates after scoring during the first half of a FIFA Women's World Cup soccer match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monday, June 8, 2015. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Sweden's Nilla Fischer (5) celebrates with her team
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Sweden's Nilla Fischer (5) celebrates with her team after scoring against Nigeria during the first half of a FIFA Women's World Cup soccer match in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monday, June 8, 2015. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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