World Cup 2018 : Sweden beats South Korea 1-0
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Jun. 18, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Sweden defeated South Korea by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Monday afternoon at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.
South Korea made the Swedishs doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Granqvist on penalty in the 65th minute.
The result put the Swedish top of Group F with 3 points. In their next game, Sweden will meet third-placed Germany at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on June 23, while South Korea will face Mexico.
Fixtures and Results : Group F
Sweden at the World Cup
- 12 appearances (first in 1934)
- 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
- Statistics: Runners-up (1958) Third Place (1950, 1994) Fourth Place (1938)
South Korea at the World Cup
- 10 appearances (first in 1954)
- 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1954)
- Statistics: Fourth Place (2002)
- 18 June 2018
- Nizhny Novgorod
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