Group NEWS

The Europeans have a completely fit squad to browse yet have just scored one goal in four games and none in their previous three matches. Sweden and South Korea meet in a World Cup out of the blue on Monday when they start their crusades in Russia.

South Korea will be captained by previous Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-yueng, while Tottenham forward Son Heung-min is one of their primary players.

Title holders Germany and Mexico are the other two groups in Group F.

This match will happen in Nizhny Novgorod and there are reports that under 2,000 fans have made a trip from South Korea to Russia, while in excess of 30,000 Swedish fans have ventured out to the competition.


1 Robin Olsen
4 Andreas Granqvist
18 Pontus Jansson
6 Ludwig Augustinsson
2 Mikael Lustig
7 Sebastian Larsson
8 Albin Ekdal
10 Emil Forsberg
17 Viktor Claesson
20 Ola Toivonen
9 Marcus Berg


23 Jo Hyeon-Woo
20 Jang Hyun-Soo
19 Kim Young-Gwon
6 Park Joo-Ho
2 Lee Yong
16 Ki Sung-Yueng
13 Koo Ja-Cheol
17 Lee Jae-Sung
9 Kim Shin-Wook
7 Son Heung-Min
11 Hwang Hee-Chan


Sweden is back at a World Cup finals out of the blue since 2006 subsequent to beating Italy 1-0 on the total in their two-legged play-off.
Their World Cup squad incorporates six British-based players – Swansea goalkeeper c, Manchester United focus half Victor Lindelof, Celtic protector Mikael Lustig, Leeds focus half Pontus Jansson, Swansea left-back Martin Olsson and Hull midfielder Sebastian Larsson.
Notwithstanding, ex-Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic isn't in the squad, adhering to his choice to resign from worldwide football following Euro 2016.

South Korea will play in their ninth progressive World Cup finals and will plan to improve the situation than four years prior when they completed base of their gathering with just a single point (a 1-1 draw against Russia) from their three matches.

They just won four of 10 qualifying amusements in the third round of Asian capability and required a 0-0 attract away Uzbekistan in their last match to anchor their place in Russia.

Not in the best of shape, they have just won one of their last six matches, including a 2-1 misfortune to Northern Ireland in March.

Perspectives FROM BOTH CAMPS

Sweden manager Janne Andersson stated: "We are anticipating this match against an extreme adversary. We know they have specialized abilities, are a quick group and we have to keep great request in all that we do.
"We are extremely content with our execution so far in readiness. Twenty-five days prior we as a whole got together and we have ready to work through different things and have seen not very many wounds.

"I have made up mind (with the group) and I trust we don't have any very late occasions previously the diversion. It will be the group that will give us the best position for winning, yet we are largely very much arranged.

"We have not possessed the capacity to make as much in the last couple of diversions yet we have had great rivals. We have been working more on our assaulting amusement in the course of the most recent couple of days."

South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong stated: "We don't have any acquaintance with each other that well, yet we are extremely prepared for the amusement tomorrow and we need to win.

"A few people are stating the (Korean) fans are demonstrating to us the brush off however we are doing all that we can to win. The fans in Korea are sending us their help."

Captain Ki Sung-yueng stated: "I know this will be a decent diversion for our fans and I trust we will have a decent outcome.

"I truly need the players to appreciate the amusement and exploit this open door – it will be a vital involvement in their lives.

"It is great that there will be many individuals there, regardless of whether they are Swedish or Korean, it doesn't make a difference. The players have a considerable measure of involvement and it will be extraordinary in the event that we have a full stadium.

"We have a considerable amount of players who have involvement of playing at a World Cup and that is a quality for us and every one of the players are completely arranged."