WORLD CUP VIDEO: Sweden – Switzerland 1 – 0 2018 All Goals & Highlights

WORLD CUP VIDEO: Sweden - Switzerland 1 – 0 2018 All Goals & Highlights

WORLD CUP VIDEO: Sweden - Switzerland 1 – 0 2018 All Goals & Highlights

DOWNLOAD WORLD CUP VIDEO: Sweden – Switzerland 1 – 0 2018 All Goals & Highlights

Switzerland was the more attacking side for most of the game, dominating possession. But Sweden’s well organized defense seemed always to be on hand to block a shot or clear a ball.

It was Sweden that finally broke through in the 66th minute. After some passes around the outskirts of the box, Forsberg cranked a shot from the half moon. It took a little deflection off defender Manuel Akanji, enough to wrong foot keeper Yann Sommer.

Switzerland pressed for an equalizer, with Xherdan Shaqiri particularly active down the right wing. But it struggled to turn its vast 64-36 percent possession advantage into good opportunities, Switzerland wound up with 18 shots, but only four were on target. Five missed the net, and a whopping nine were blocked by the Swedish defense.

In the dying minutes, Sweden was awarded a penalty that was overturned on video replay, as it was ruled to be outside the box. But it mattered little, as time had run out on Switzerland.
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Next up for Sweden is the winner of the Colombia-England match, on Saturday in Samara.
DOWNLOAD WORLD CUP VIDEO: Sweden – Switzerland 1 – 0 2018 All Goals & Highlights

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