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Germany to switch tactics for Sweden

Germany to switch tactics for Sweden

Germany will change their tactics ahead of their second 2018 FIFA World Cup match against Sweden, the team's business manager Oliver Bierhoff said on Wednesday. 20 Jun 2018
16 EPL stars you won't believe played in a World Cup

16 EPL stars you won't believe played in a World Cup

From disastrous flops to limited cult heroes, few fans who watched this lot in the Premier League could make sense of their World Cup selection, as Jack Beresford explains 20 Jun 2018
Mexico should be wary of South Korea's counterattacks

Mexico should be wary of South Korea's counterattacks

Mexico striker Raul Jimenez said on Tuesday that his team should be prepared for South Korea's potency on the counter attack ahead of their Group F game on Saturday. 20 Jun 2018
Mexico need to forget about Germany win says Fabian

Mexico need to forget about Germany win says Fabian

The Mexican national team must forget about their victory over Germany and focus on their next games, Mexico midfielder Marco Fabian said Tuesday. 20 Jun 2018
Germany were not 100 % ready for Mexico says Neuer

Germany were not 100 % ready for Mexico says Neuer

Germany players were not 100 percent ready for their first 2018 FIFA World Cup match against Mexico, but they will play better in the next match against Sweden, Germany goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer said Tuesday. 19 Jun 2018
9 players who've been far better for their country than clubs

9 players who've been far better for their country than clubs

How can you shine at World Cups yet look hapless at QPR? Michael Yokhin profiles the men who've starred at international level, but underperformed through their club careers. 19 Jun 2018
World Cup, day five: the things you might have missed

World Cup, day five: the things you might have missed

England leave it late oh, so late but get what they deserve against Tunisia, after Belgium spank Panama and Sweden get off to a winning start 19 Jun 2018
Tae-yong says beating Sweden would have helped ahead of Mexico and Germany

Tae-yong says beating Sweden would have helped ahead of Mexico and Germany

South Korea head coach Shin Tae-yong said Monday that a win over Sweden in their World Cup group stage match could have helped his team in their next games. 19 Jun 2018
Berg says it was an obvious decision to award penalty

Berg says it was an obvious decision to award penalty

Sweden forward Marcus Berg said on Monday the penalty they were awarded in their World Cup match against South Korea was "obvious." 19 Jun 2018
Andersson says atmosphere at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium was fantastic

Andersson says atmosphere at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium was fantastic

Sweden head coach Janne Andersson said Monday that the atmosphere had been "fantastic" at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium where his team beat South Korea 1-0 earlier in the day. 19 Jun 2018
Granqvist says spying allegations are over the top

Granqvist says spying allegations are over the top

Sweden defender and captain Andreas Granqvist said Monday that the whole issue of Sweden allegedly spying on South Korea was "over the top." 19 Jun 2018
Sweden v South Korea: Player Ratings

Sweden v South Korea: Player Ratings

Sweden have won their first World Cup match in 12 years defeating South Korea 1-0 in their first match of the group stage. 19 Jun 2018
Granqvist penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea

Granqvist penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea

Sweden defender and captain Andreas Granqvist's perfectly executed spot kick proved to be the difference as the Scandinavian team beat South Korea 1-0 in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday. 19 Jun 2018
Over 42,000 fans attend Sweden v South Korea

Over 42,000 fans attend Sweden v South Korea

A total of  42,300 supporters attended the FIFA World Cup match between Sweden and South Korea in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod, FIFA said via its official Twitter account on Monday. 19 Jun 2018
Sweden edge South Korea - in pics

Sweden edge South Korea - in pics

Captain Andreas Granqvist stepped up to score from the spot and give Sweden lift-off as they got off to a winning start in their first World Cup match since 2006. 18 Jun 2018
South Korea defender Park stretchered off against Sweden

South Korea defender Park stretchered off against Sweden

South Korea defender Park Joo-ho was stretchered off the pitch during his side's first FIFA World Cup match against Sweden in Niznhy Novgorod. 18 Jun 2018