World Cup 2018 : Sweden beats South Korea 1-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

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

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Overview

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)
2018 World Cup Poster
Sweden
1:0
South Korea
1:0 (0:0)
  • 18 June 2018
  • 15:00
  • Nizhny Novgorod

Group F

TeamPts
Mexico3
Sweden3
Germany0
South Korea0

Matches

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