Well the top notch Asian football team Korea Republic will be back in Live action against Sweden in the scenario of their scheduled group stage match of FIFA World Cup 2026 on 18th June 2026 at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod and huge amount of spectators is expected in stadium to watch this big match of FIFA 2026.
Both teams are going to kick off their journey of FIFA World Cup 2026 by playing each other in this crucial match and the reason of struggle from both sides is to win this match in order to inaugural their campaign in this mega tournament through victory and grab top position in their group and also increase their chances to book their berth in the Knock Out Rounds of FIFA World Cup 2026.
Sweden vs South Korea Live Stream
- Event: FIFA World Cup 2026
- Teams: Sweden vs Korea Republic
- Venue: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod
- Date: 18th June 2026
- Time: 21:00 Local Time
Sweden vs Korea Republic Match Preview
Sweden football team no doubt break down all the odds regarding to their performances in previous matches before the FIFA Qualification Rounds and step forward with quite impressive professional football skills and performed outstandingly in FIFA Qualification Rounds and succeed to enter into the main rounds of FIFA 2026 after long time.
In last 6 international friendly matches Sweden remained on back foot and their performance in all these matches is questionable as Sweden out of these six matches only managed to won 1 match against Italy by 1-0 whereas this team lost its matches against Romania by 1-0, Chile by 2-1 and Netherlands also defeated them by 2-0.
Korea Republic on the other hand performance really well in AFC Qualifications for FIFA 2026 and ended up on top position in their group and their performance declared them as one of the best and unbeatable team of Asia and now this Asian Tiger is ready to roar in the main rounds of FIFA World Cup 2026 in Russia.
In current season Korea Republic had appeared in six international friendly matches and their performance in these matches is quite opposite to the performance they had had show off in AFC tournament as Korea on succeed to won only 2 matches and lost 3 crucial matches against Bos&Herz by 1-3, N Ireland by 2-1 and against Poland by 3-2.
Sweden vs Korea Republic Head to Head Stats
Well head to head stats of Sweden vs Korea Republic shows that Sweden football team holds pretty strong and impressive victory record over the Asian football team. As out of 3 matches 2 matches ended up as draw whereas in 1 match which was played as friendly one back in 1996 Sweden just outclassed Korea by 2-0.
Sweden vs Korea Republic Prediction
Sweden football is considered as hot favorite in the upcoming match as this football team is performing better in all departments of this game as compare to Korea Republic who are still struggled to find out their key striker in FIFA 2026. Still football analyst are predicting a fighting match between both these hardcore football teams.
Sweden Team Squad/Lineups
DEFENDERS: Mikael Lustig (Celtic), Victor Lindelof (Manchester United), Andreas Granqvist (Krasnador), Martin Olsson (Swansea), Ludwig Augustinsson (Werder Bremen), Filip Helander, Emil Krafth (both Bologna), Pontus Jansson (Leeds United).
MIDFIELDERS: Sebastian Larsson (Hull), Albin Ekdal (Hamburg), Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig), Gustav Svensson (Seattle Sounders), Oscar Hiljemark (Genoa), Viktor Claesson (Krasnador), Marcus Rohden (Crotone), Jimmy Durmaz (Toulouse).
FORWARDS: Marcus Berg (Al Ain), John Guidetti (Alaves), Ola Toivonen (Toulouse), Isaac Kiese Thelin (Waasland-Beveren).
South Korea Squad Lineups
GOALKEEPERS: Kim Seung-gyu (Vissel Kobe), Kim Jin-hyeon (Cerezo Osaka), Cho Hyun-woo (Daegu FC).
DEFENDERS: Kim young-gwon (Guangzhou Evergrande), Jang Hyun-soo (FC Tokyo), Jung Seung-hyun (Sagan Tosu), Yun Yong-sun (Seongnam FC), Oh Ban-suk (Jeju United), Kim Min-woo (Sangju Sangmu), Park Joo-ho (Ulsan Hyundai), Hong Chul (Sangju Sangmu), Go Yo-han (FC Seoul), Lee Yong (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors).
MIDFIELDERS: Ki Sung-yueng (Swansea City), Jung Woo-young (Vissel Kobe), Ju Se-jong (Asan Mugunghwa FC), Koo Ja-cheol (FC Augsburg), Lee Jae-sung (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Lee Seung-woo (Hellas Verona), Moon Seon-min (Incheon United).
FORWARDS: Kim Shin-wook (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur), Hwang Hee-chan (FC Red Bull Salzburg).