The next two matches of the Round of 16 were held of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018. The match wise highlights are appended below.
FIFA World Cup 2018 – M55: Sweden Vs Switzerland 1-0
WC ’18 – Match 55: Sweden Vs Switzerland
Result: 1 – 0
- Sweden: Emil Forsberg 66′
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- Sweden and Switzerland faced each other in their first ever World Cup match. And, it was Sweden who were the favorites to win this match.
- The 1st half kicked off and Swedish attacker, Marcus Berg already had taken 13 shots at the goal but was unable to convert a single one.
- On the other hand, Switzerland were pretty impressive with their ball possession as they looked quite threatening with their attacks.
- But, they also remained goalless as the 1st half ended with 0 – 0 on both sides.
- The 2nd half went underway and surprisingly no substitutions were made by any team.
- Swedish Midfielder, Emil Forsberg was looking in good touch and he was the one to break the deadlock as he struck and low and straight ball to put Sweden in the lead.
Emil Forsberg’s goal against Switzerland was his 14th shot of the World Cup; no player had had more without scoring in the 2018 tournament.
Finally a break through. pic.twitter.com/bJJMmtLRec
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) July 3, 2018
- In the next few minutes substitutions began in the Switzerland side as they became desperate to score and equalize with Sweden.
- The match entered the last minutes of play. Switzerland’s pass accuracy allowed them to take the maximum number of shots at their opposition goals.
- However, pressure did not let them convert any of it as they were knocked out of the World Cup 2018.
Most shot attempts at the 2018 #WorldCup without a goal:
— Gracenote Live (@GracenoteLive) July 3, 2018
14 – Emil Forsberg’s opener was his first goal for Sweden at the World Cup, with what was his 14th shot (inc. blocks) of the 2018 tournament. Arrival. #SWESUI #SWE #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/xeiTTiSnZJ
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) July 3, 2018
Emil Forsberg scores his 7th career international goal to give #SWE a 1-0 lead.
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 3, 2018
For the next match highlights go to the next page.