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Sweden National Football Team

Sweden
Governing bodySvenska Fotbollförbundet
Affiliated1904
StadiumRåsundastadion (36,608 seats)
ManagerJ. Andersson

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Players

#NameAgeA
Goalkeepers
1R. Olsen 313904400000000
23K. Nordfeldt 3200000400000
P. Dahlberg 22
Defenders
M. Olsson 33
C. Starfelt 26
J. Nilsson 27
6L. Augustinsson 273514402000000
A. Milošević 29
3V. Lindelöf 273904400000000
16E. Krafth 27744040400000
24M. Danielsson 323694400000101
D. Sundgren 30
Midfielders
10E. Forsberg 293714403040100
M. Svanberg 22
15K. Sema 2800000400000
20K. Olsson 263394403000100
21D. Kulusevski 211322111202100
M. Eriksson 31
26J. Cajuste 2261010400000
17V. Claesson 29834040410000
8A. Ekdal 323884401000000
Attackers
J. Karlsson 23
V. Gyökeres 23
11A. Isak 223244403002000
22R. Quaison 281254131300000

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England vs Hungary and all the UEFA World Cup qualifiers to watch this midweek
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Monday and Tuesday will welcome another round of World Cup qualifiers in Europe. Here's everything you need to know about these fixtures.

Sweden's FIFA World Cup squad and players to watch

After frequently teasing fans on social media with his apparent inclusion in Sweden's World Cup squad, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been denied the honor to come out of international retirement. The player came under immense criticism after he sort to sneak into the setup despite playing no role in the tedious qualification phase for his motherland.

On Tuesday, coach of Sweden, Janne Andersson put the whole fiasco to bed by not yielding to Zlatan's demands since he made his retirement after an unsuccessful Euro 2016 spell.

Coach's Objective

Going into the summer's competition, the 55-year-old manager will aim to progress to the last 16 stage when he features against the likes of Germany, Mexico, and South Korea in Group F. His side will kick-start their campaign against South Korea in their first group game and a favorable result will go a long way in helping them when they come against Germany and Mexico in subsequent games.

New Faces

There will not be any debutant for the Swedish side in Russia as all the 23 players have had prior experience playing for the team.

Veterans

In Zlatan Ibrahimovic's absence, goalkeeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt alongside the likes of Jimmy Durmaz, Andreas Granqvist and Victor Lindeloff will come in with the much needed experience for the Swedes.

Absentees

The most notable among the lots is obviously Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Jakob Johansson who scored the only goal in Sweden's 1-0 aggregate win against Italy in the play-offs was left out of the final list after failing to recover from a serious knee injury in time.

Below is the full 23-man shortlist for Russia 2018:

Goalkeepers: Karl-Johan Johnsson (Guingamp), Kristoffer Nordfeldt (Swansea), Robin Olsen (FC Copenhagen)

Defenders: Ludwig Augustinsson (Werder Bremen), Andreas Granqvist (Krasnodar), Filip Helander (Bologna), Pontus Jansson (Leeds), Emil Krafth (Bologna), Mikael Lustig (Celtic), Victor Lindelof (Manchester United), Martin Olsson (Swansea)

Midfielders: Viktor Claesson (Krasnodar), Jimmy Durmaz (Toulouse), Albin Ekdal (Hamburg), Emil Forsberg (Leipzig), Oscar Hiljemark (Genoa), Sebastian Larsson (Hull), Marcus Rohden (Crotone), Gustav Svensson (Seattle Sounders)

Forwards: Marcus Berg (Al Ain), John Guidetti (Alaves), Isaac Kiese Thelin (Waasland-Beveren), Ola Toivonen (Toulouse).

Sweden Football Association Info & Statistics

History Founded: 1904, Affiliated: 1904
Uniform Jerseys: Yellow, Shorts: Blue, Stockings: Yellow
Website www.svenskfotboll.se
World Cup Appearances 12: 1934, 1938, 1950, 1958, 1970, 1974, 1978, 1990, 1994, 2002, 2006, 2018
World Cup Results Second: 1958
Third: 1950, 1994
Fourth: 1938
Best Results First: Olympic Football Tournament Final 1948
Second: FIFA Women's World Cup Final 2003, Olympic Football Tournament Women Final 2016
Third: FIFA U-17 World Cup Final 2013, FIFA Women's World Cup Final 1991, 2011, Olympic Football Tournament Final 1924, 1952
Fourth: Olympic Football Tournament Women Final 2004, Olympic Football Tournament Final 1908

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