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Spain avoid scare, seal World Cup qualification in 1-0 over Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden

Posted Monday, November 15, 2021 by ESPN28 hits

Spain qualified for next year's World Cup finals in Qatar by beating visitors Sweden 1-0 thanks to a late winner by substitute Alvaro Morata on Sunday. Spain, who won the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, finished top of Group B with 19 points, four ahead of the second-placed Swedes, who could still qualify through the playoffs in March. "I felt more pressure now then in the Euros," said Spain m...Full Story »

Emotional moment Man Utd star Victor Lindelof is reunited with son after Sweden's Euro 2020 KO

Posted Friday, July 02, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk59 hits

FEW moments at Euro 2020 will be as touching as Victor Lindelof's reunion with his son after Sweden's exit. The Manchester United defender's anguish at Ukraine's last-gasp triumph evaporated on his doorstep as toddler Ted Louie shook with excitement, screamed with joy and then embraced Lindelof. Son Ted Louie embraces dad Victor Lindelof on his return from the Euros Sweden star Victor Lindelo...Full Story »

Sweden coach Janne Andersson expecting no easy ride at Euro 2020 knockout stages

Posted Monday, June 28, 2021 by PA165 hits

Sweden coach Janne Andersson maintains there is no “winning ticket” in the last 16 of Euro 2020 as they prepare to face Ukraine at Hampden Park on Tuesday night.The Swedes booked their place in the knockout stage after winning Group E ahead of Spain.Meanwhile, Andriy Shevchenko’s men progressed as the lowest ranked of the four best third-placed teams, having suffered defeats ag...Full Story »

Jan Andersson proud of Sweden for securing top spot with victory over Poland

Posted Thursday, June 24, 2021 by PA48 hits

Sweden head coach Jan Andersson described his players as “warriors” after their 3-2 Euro 2020 win against Poland earned them top spot in Group E.Viktor Claesson’s stoppage-time winner snatched victory in St Petersburg.Emil Forsberg’s double had given Sweden a 2-0 lead and, after Robert Lewandowski’s brace had hauled Poland level, Claesson snatched victory in a drama...Full Story »

Sweden top Group E with last-gasp win over Poland

Posted Thursday, June 24, 2021 by PA41 hits

Viktor Claesson struck a stoppage-time winner as Sweden beat Poland 3-2 in St Petersburg to finish top of Group E.Sweden had led 2-0 through Emil Forsberg’s double before Robert Lewandowski’s second-half brace restored Poland’s hopes of progressing as one of the best third-placed teams.But Krasnodar winger Claesson, a second-half substitute, held his nerve to slot home Swe...Full Story »

Wojciech Szczesny believes must-win scenario can help Poland against Sweden

Posted Tuesday, June 22, 2021 by PA45 hits

Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny insists the make-or-break nature of the final group game against Sweden has simplified their approach.With just one point in Group E, the Poles have to win if they are to make the knockout stage.Three years ago at the World Cup in Russia, Poland were the first European team to be eliminated after losing their opening two matches but the point they secured agai...Full Story »

Jan Andersson unconcerned over criticism of Sweden’s style of play

Posted Saturday, June 19, 2021 by PA31 hits

Sweden coach Jan Andersson is not worried about the criticism of his side’s style of play after their 1-0 win over Slovakia put them on the verge of the knockout stages of the European Championships for the first time since 2004.A dour match briefly sprang to life around the hour mark with a flurry of chances culminating in Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka bringing down substitute Robi...Full Story »

Emil Forsberg penalty gives Sweden victory over Slovakia

Posted Friday, June 18, 2021 by PA28 hits

Sweden closed in on reaching the European Championship knockout stages for the first time since 2004 with a 1-0 victory over Slovakia.Emil Forsberg’s 77th-minute penalty settled an encounter which was low on chances and entertainment but lifted Jan Andersson’s side on to four points, leaving Slovakia likely needing to get a result against Spain in their final Euro 2020 Group E fixtur...Full Story »

Luis Enrique defends Alvaro Morata after missing chances as Spain held by Sweden

Posted Tuesday, June 15, 2021 by PA28 hits

Luis Enrique has defended Alvaro Morata following the Spain striker’s two costly misses in Monday night’s goalless Euro 2020 draw with Sweden.Spain boss Enrique insisted on-loan Juventus hitman Morata had a “great game” despite spurning two gilt-edged chances in Seville.Marcus Berg missed a major opening for Sweden too, but Spain dominated throughout, attempting 954 passe...Full Story »

Alvaro Morata spurns two gilt-edged chances as Spain held in Sweden stalemate

Posted Tuesday, June 15, 2021 by PA49 hits

Alvaro Morata spurned two gilt-edged chances as Spain laboured to a goalless Euro 2020 draw with Sweden in Seville.On-loan Juventus hitman Morata wasted one fine opening in each half, as Luis Enrique’s Spain opened their tournament in frustrating fashion.The three-time European champions dominated the Swedes but still had to ride their luck en route to an opening Group E point.Marcus Berg ...Full Story »

Sweden victorious on Ibrahimovic's return

Posted Friday, March 26, 2021 by Marca.com63 hits

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden return ended in victory as they beat Georgia 1-0 in their first game of World Cup qualification on Thursday evening. The AC Milan striker returned to the national team for the first time since he took the decision to retire after the 2016 European Championship, and at 39 he overtook legendary goalkeeper Thomas Ravelli as the oldest player to represent Sweden. Ibra...Full Story »

'The return of the God' - Ibrahimovic recalled to Sweden squad for 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Posted Wednesday, March 17, 2021 by Goal.com46 hits

The AC Milan striker has come out of international retirement ahead of this month's fixtures against Georgia and Kosovo Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been recalled to Sweden's squad for their upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Ibrahimovic has not played for his country since announcing his retirement from international football back in 2016, but has been included in Janne Andersson's latest squad....Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus and will miss Portugal vs Sweden

Posted Wednesday, October 14, 2020 by Express.co.uk114 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss Portugal's match against Sweden. Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus and will therefore miss Portugal's Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday. Juventus forward Ronaldo is asymptomatic and is now in isolation. The 35-year-old was seen having dinner with his Portuguese team-mates on Monday night. The...Full Story »

'What a f*cking joke' - Ibrahimovic blasts Sweden coach for leaving Kulusevski out of starting side

Posted Monday, September 07, 2020 by Goal.com128 hits

Zlatan Ibrahimovic slammed Sweden coach Janne Andersson over his team selection in their 1-0 defeat to France on Saturday. The former Sweden star hit out at the coach's decision to start Sebastian Larsson ahead of Juventus winger Dejan Kulusevski for the UEFA Nations League encounter. Kulusevski replaced the 35-year-old AIK star for the final 20 minutes and expressed his shock at not being n...Full Story »

Kulusevski dubbed 'similar to Robben' as Juventus await Sweden starlet

Posted Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by Goal.com94 hits

The teenage prodigy has been backed to impress in Turin after showing promising early signs New Juventus signing Dejan Kulusevski has been compared to former Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben by Sweden manager Janne Andersson. The 19-year-old was signed by Maurizio Sarri's side in January from parent club Atalanta but was swiftly sent back to complete a season-long loan at Parma. Kulusevski ...Full Story »

David De Gea aggravated injury during draw in Sweden – Spain boss Moreno

Posted Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by PA145 hits

David De Gea received treatment for an injury at half-time during Spain’s 1-1 draw in Sweden before aggravating the problem and withdrawing in the second half, according to Spain boss Robert Moreno.The goalkeeper was eventually forced off after an hour at the Friends Arena in Stockholm and could now face being ruled out of Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Liverpool on Su...Full Story »

Troy Parrett brace leads Republic of Ireland Under-21s to win in Sweden

Posted Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by PA78 hits

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott helped Republic of Ireland Under-21s earn a fine come-from-behind 3-1 victory in Sweden and keep them on track to qualify for Euro 2021.Behind at half time, Parrott was then introduced as a substitute and scored twice either side of Conor Masterson’s header.Ireland’s third win in Group One sent them top and maintained their 100 per cent record.Manager S...Full Story »

England lose out to Sweden in third-place play-off

Posted Sunday, July 07, 2019 by PA90 hits

England missed out on a third-placed finish at the Women’s World Cup as they were beaten 2-1 by Sweden in their play-off in Nice.Sweden raced into a 2-0 lead at the Allianz Riviera, with Kosovare Asllani firing in in the 11th minute after an Alex Greenwood error and Sofia Jakobsson adding a fine strike in the 22nd.Phil Neville’s Lionesses replied through Fran Kirby’s left-foote...Full Story »

Spain assistant Moreno insists Euro 2020 qualifying win over Sweden went to plan

Posted Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by PA127 hits

Assistant coach Robert Moreno said Spain’s performance had gone to plan as their flawless Euro 2020 qualifying campaign continued with a 3-0 win over Sweden.Spain struggled to get past Sweden and had to wait until the 64th minute to break the deadlock before two penalties – from Sergio Ramos and Alvaro Morata – helped them to secure all three points.Mikel Oyarzabal’s 87th...Full Story »

Lindelof missed Man Utd win over Watford after receiving death threats for skipping Sweden duty for birth of child

Posted Sunday, March 31, 2019 by Thesun.co.uk156 hits

Victor Lindelof missed Man United's win over Watford after receiving 'sick' threats for skipping Sweden duty to be at son's birth VICTOR LINDELOF missed Man United's win over Watford after receiving threats for withdrawing from Sweden's squad to be at his son's birth. Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said the centre-back was "better off not playing" in the 2-1 victory at Old Trafford on Sa...Full Story »

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