Sweden team has been quite impressive in the World Cup 2018 qualifying phase beating Italy in play-off and creating a history. They have been unbeaten at home, defeating France in Solna and brutally knocking out the Dutch team as well, all this is a kind of signal that they have given to their group mates for the World Cup 2018. Newly appointed coach Janne Andersson has done this amazingly making their defensive unit more effective and their last 7 winning streak is ultimate proof of it.
Sweden Schedule Of World Cup 2018 Friendlies
Despite being ruthless in the qualifying round, they slower down their form in the World Cup friendly matches as they were defeated by Chile on 24th March, while they were also defeated by Romania on 28th March. Denmark and Peru are their next oppositions to be faced on 2nd and 9th June, 2018.
- 24th March – Chile (lost 2-1)
- 28th March – Romania (lost 1-0)
- 2nd June – Denmark
- 9th June – Peru
Sweden Schedule Of World Cup 2018
Being member of Group F, they would face South Korea on 18th June, 2018 which is a toughest side to compete with. While the defending champion Germany will be waiting for them on 23rd June and then they would fight against Mexico on 27th June, 2018.
- 18th June – South Korea
- 23rd June – Germany
- 27th June – Mexico
Janne Andersson – Coach of Sweden – World Cup 2018
He was appointed as coach of Sweden back in 2016 (June) on contract basis consists of 3 years. Janne was replaced by Eric Hamren by the ending of Euro Cup 2016. Andersson started his career representing Laholms FK. Now he is a part of Sweden team as head coach for the next 3 years till 2019.
Sweden Squad World Cup 2018 – Lineups
Emil Forsberg is part of official lineup of Sweden for the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches, and he will be staying at left side. It is for sure that the Swedish star and captain Andreas Granqvist is quite active and will be leading his team with more possession and affection. On the other side, Ola Toivonen will also in action for the sake his team.
- Goalkeepers – Karl-Johan Johnsson, Kristoffer Nordfeldt, Jacob Rinne
- Defenders –Andreas Granqvist, Filip Helander, Niklas Hult, Pontus Jansson, Johan Larsson, Victor Lindelof, Mikael Lustig, Martin Olsson
- Midfielders – Viktor Claesson, Jimmy Durmaz, Emil Forsberg, Alexander Fransson, Oscar Hiljemark, Sebastian Larsson, Sam Larsson, Gustav Svensson
- Forwards – Marcus Berg, John Giudetti, Isaac Kiese Thelin, Ola Toivanen
Jakob Johansson, who played extremely well against Italy and scored a match decider (Winning One) in that match may skip the World Cup officially, yet not confirmed, but he may miss the World Cup performance.
Alexander Fransson is also added in the team squad and he would be making his debut for the World Cup.