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UEFA EURO: Romania - Sweden Match press kits

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RomaniaRomaniaArena Națională - BucharestFriday 15 November 2019
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Group F - Matchday 9
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

2020 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
23/03/2019QR (GS)Sweden - Romania2-1
SolnaQuaison 33, Claesson 40; Keșerü 58
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
10/07/1994QFRomania - Sweden2-2
San FranciscoRăducioiu 88, 101 ET; Brolin 78, Andersson 115 ET
1984 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
09/06/1983PR (GS)Sweden - Romania0-1
SolnaCămătaru 30
08/09/1982PR (GS)Romania - Sweden2-0
BucharestAndone 25, Klein 48
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
EURO
Romania11002101----320142
Sweden21011001----310224
FIFA*
Romania--------1010101022
Sweden--------1010101022
Friendlies
Romania------------7124618
Sweden------------7421186
Total
Romania110021011010113351222
Sweden210110011010115332212

* FIFA World Cup/FIFA Confederations Cup

Last updated 17/10/2019 10:50CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Romania - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Ciprian Tătăruşanu09/02/198633Lyon - 8000
-Silviu Lung04/06/198930Kayserispor - 0000
-Florin Niță03/07/198732Sparta Praha - 0000
Defenders
-Romario Benzar26/03/199227Lecce - 4000
-Alin Toşca14/03/199227Gaziantep - 2000
-Ionuţ Nedelcearu25/04/199623Ufa - 4000
-Iulian Cristea17/07/199425FCSB - 1000
-Adrian Rus18/03/199623Fehérvár - 3000
-Vasile Mogos31/10/199227Cremonese - 0000
Midfielders
-Ciprian Deac16/02/198633CFR Cluj - 4100
-Nicolae Stanciu07/05/199326Slavia Praha - 7000
-Ionuţ Mitriță08/02/199524New York City - 3200
-Răzvan Marin23/05/199623Ajax - 6000
-Dan Nistor06/05/198831Dinamo Bucureşti - 1000
-Alexandru Cicâldău08/07/199722Universitatea Craiova - 2000
-Ianis Hagi22/10/199821Genk - 7000
-Tudor Băluţă27/03/199920Viitorul - 2000
-Nicusor Bancu18/09/199227Universitatea Craiova - 5000
Forwards
-Claudiu Keșerü02/12/198632Ludogorets - 7600
-Denis Alibec05/01/199128Astra - 0000
-Constantin Budescu19/02/198930Astra - 0000
-George Puşcaş08/04/199623Reading - 8500
-Florinel Coman10/04/199821FCSB - 1000
Coach
-Cosmin Contra15/12/197543 - 8000
Sweden - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Kristoffer Nordfeldt23/06/198930Swansea - 0000
-Karl-Johan Johnsson28/01/199029Copenhagen - 0000
-Robin Olsen08/01/199029Cagliari - 8000
Defenders
-Andreas Granqvist16/04/198534Helsingborg - 6000
-Mikael Lustig13/12/198632Gent - 7000
-Pierre Bengtsson12/04/198831Copenhagen - 4000
-Pontus Jansson13/02/199128Brentford - 2000
-Filip Helander22/04/199326Rangers - 4000
-Victor Lindelöf17/07/199425Man. United - 3100
-Riccardo Gagliolo28/04/199029Parma - 0000
Midfielders
-Sebastian Larsson06/06/198534AIK*8200
-Gustav Svensson07/02/198732Seattle Sounders - 6000
-Albin Ekdal28/07/198930Sampdoria - 7000
-Emil Forsberg23/10/199128Leipzig - 6100
-Kristoffer Olsson30/06/199524Krasnodar*8000
-Muamer Tankovic22/02/199524Hammarby - 0000
-Robin Quaison09/10/199326Mainz - 8400
-Mattias Svanberg05/01/199920Bologna - 0000
-Dejan Kulusekvski25/04/200019Parma - 0000
-Ken Sema30/09/199326Udinese - 0000
Forwards
-Marcus Berg17/08/198633Krasnodar - 8100
-Sebastian Andersson15/07/199128Union Berlin - 4000
-Alexander Isak21/09/199920Real Sociedad - 8300
Coach
-Jan Andersson29/09/196257 - 8000

Last updated 15/11/2019 10:56CET

Head coach Only this chapter

Cosmin Contra

Date of birth: 15 December 1975
Nationality: Romanian
Playing career: Politehnica Timişoara (three times), Dinamo Bucureşti, Alavés, AC Milan, Atlético Madrid, West Brom (loan), Getafe
Coaching career: Politehnica Timişoara, Fuenlabrada, Petrolul Ploieşti, Getafe, Guangzhou, Alcorcón, Dinamo Bucureşti, Romania

• Started and ended his playing career with his home-town club Politehnica Timişoara, heading to Spain in 1999 after a spell in the Romanian capital with Dinamo Bucureşti.

• A major hit with Alavés, the attacking right-back helped the little-known club to reach the 2000/01 UEFA Cup final in their first season in European competition, scoring three goals and putting in a fine performance in the final – a 5-4 loss to Liverpool after extra time in Dortmund.

• Played for Milan, Atlético and West Brom then, after a spell back at Politehnica, helped Getafe make it to the 2007/08 UEFA Cup quarter-finals.  Played in his second UEFA European Championship in summer 2008, and won the last of his 73 Romania caps in 2010, more than 14 years after his international debut.

• Moved from pitch to bench at Timişoara, working briefly as player-coach. After a spell in Spain, led Petrolul to 2012/13 Romanian Cup success, then returned to save Getafe from relegation in 2014 before trying his luck in China.

• Having won the 2016/17 Romanian League Cup with Dinamo Bucureşti he was hired as Romania coach in September 2017, promptly winning six of his first eight matches in charge.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=704218.html#cosmin+contra

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Janne Andersson

Date of birth: 29 September 1962
Nationality: Swedish
Playing career: Alet (twice), Halmia, Laholm
Coaching career: Alet, Halmstad (assistant, twice), Laholm, Halmstad, Örgryte, Norrköping, Sweden

• Jan 'Janne' Andersson succeeded Erik Hamrén as Sweden coach after UEFA EURO 2016 having led Norrköping to their first Allsvenskan title in 26 years the previous autumn.

• A footballer and handball player in his native Halmstad, Andersson became assistant coach to Stuart Baxter at the city's main club in 1990, going on to work under Tom Prahl and then Jonas Thern.

• Andersson, who also coached lower-division teams Alet and Laholm, took the Halmstad reins himself in 2004 and in his first season in charge was named coach of the year in Sweden after steering Halmstad to second place.

• After a brief spell at second-tier Örgryte in 2010, Andersson was named Norrköping coach the following year as they returned to the Allsvenskan, at first keeping them up then unexpectedly guiding them to the 2015 title.

• Although his appointment as Sweden coach meant he missed out on leading Norrköping into UEFA Champions League qualifying, Andersson made up for that by taking Sweden to the 2018 FIFA World Cup via a famous play-off win against Italy and then guiding them to the quarter-finals in Russia. More success followed later that year, Sweden winning promotion to League A of the UEFA Nations League.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=2400733.html#janne+andersson

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeDaniele Orsato (ITA)
  • Assistant refereesLorenzo Manganelli (ITA) , Fabiano Preti (ITA)
  • Fourth officialMichael Fabbri (ITA)
  • UEFA DelegateRudolf Repka (CZE)
  • UEFA Referee observerMarian Ruzbarsky (SVK)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA EURO matchesUEFA matches
Daniele Orsato23/11/1975767

Daniele Orsato

Referee since: 1992
First division: 2006
FIFA badge: 2010

Tournaments: 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup

Finals
N/A

UEFA European Championship matches featuring the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
05/12/2012UCLGSManchester United FCCFR 1907 Cluj0-1Manchester
21/08/2014UELPOFC Petrolul PloieştiGNK Dinamo Zagreb1-3Ploiesti
08/12/2015UCLGSReal Madrid CFMalmö FF8-0Madrid
16/08/2016UCLPOFCSBManchester City FC0-5Bucharest
06/09/2016WCQRSwedenNetherlands1-1Solna

Last updated 13/11/2019 11:14CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Romania

  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group F - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Spain862019520
    Sweden843118915
    Romania842217814
    Norway8251131011
    Faroe Islands81074233
    Malta81072183
    Matchday 1 (23/03/2019)
    Sweden 2-1 Romania
    1-0 Quaison 33, 2-0 Claesson 40, 2-1 Keșerü 58
    Tătăruşanu, Băluţă (78 Ivan), Manea, Chipciu, Puşcaş (64 Hagi), Stanciu, Bancu, Marin, Mitriță (46 Keșerü), Grigore, Săpunaru
  • Matchday 2 (26/03/2019)
    Romania 4-1 Faroe Islands
    1-0 Deac 26, 2-0 Keșerü 29, 3-0 Keșerü 33, 3-1 V. Davidsen 40 (P) , 4-1 Puşcaş 63
    Tătăruşanu, Benzar (46 Hagi), Moţi, Chipciu, Puşcaş, Stanciu (78 Man), Bancu, Keșerü (69 Cicâldău), Deac, Marin, Grigore
  • Matchday 3 (07/06/2019)
    Norway 2-2 Romania
    1-0 T. Elyounoussi 56, 2-0 Ødegaard 70, 2-1 Keșerü 77, 2-2 Keșerü 90+2
    Tătăruşanu, Toşca, Chipciu, Puşcaş (60 Ţucudean), Grozav (60 Hagi), Keșerü, Anton, Deac, Grigore, Săpunaru, Stanciu (71 Maxim)
  • Matchday 4 (10/06/2019)
    Malta 0-4 Romania
    0-1 Puşcaş 7, 0-2 Puşcaş 29, 0-3 Chipciu 34, 0-4 Man 90+1
    Tătăruşanu, Cristea, Nedelcearu (35 Săpunaru), Băluţă, Chipciu, Hagi, Puşcaş, Bancu, Keșerü (65 Man), Marin, Maxim (74 Rotariu)
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2019)
    Romania 1-2 Spain
    0-1 Ramos 29 (P) , 0-2 Alcácer 47, 1-2 Andone 59
    Tătăruşanu, Benzar, Toşca, Nedelcearu, Chiricheş, Stanciu (63 Hagi), Puşcaş, Keșerü (56 Andone), Deac (71 Maxim), Marin, Grigore
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2019)
    Romania 1-0 Malta
    1-0 Puşcaş 47
    Tătăruşanu, Rus, Chiricheş, Chipciu, Puşcaş (76 Keșerü), Hagi (72 Grozav), Marin (59 Stanciu), Bordeianu, Ștefan, Cicâldău, Andone
  • Matchday 7 (12/10/2019)
    Faroe Islands 0-3 Romania
    0-1 Puşcaş 74, 0-2 Mitriță 83, 0-3 Keșerü 90+4
    Tătăruşanu, Benzar, Nedelcearu, Chiricheş (39 Rus), Coman (69 Mitriță), Stanciu, Puşcaş, Hagi, Bancu, Anton, Andone (65 Keșerü)
  • Matchday 8 (15/10/2019)
    Romania 1-1 Norway
    1-0 Mitriță 62, 1-1 Sørloth 90+2
    Tătăruşanu, Benzar, Rus, Nedelcearu, Stanciu, Puşcaş (63 Andone), Bancu, Anton (84 Bordeianu), Deac, Marin, Mitriță (78 Nistor)
  • Matchday 9 (15/11/2019)
    Romania-Sweden
  • Matchday 10 (18/11/2019)
    Spain-Romania

Sweden

  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group F - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Spain862019520
    Sweden843118915
    Romania842217814
    Norway8251131011
    Faroe Islands81074233
    Malta81072183
    Matchday 1 (23/03/2019)
    Sweden 2-1 Romania
    1-0 Quaison 33, 2-0 Claesson 40, 2-1 Keșerü 58
    Olsen, Lustig (24 Krafth), Helander, Granqvist, Augustinsson, S. Larsson, Berg, Forsberg (68 Svensson), Quaison (88 Isak), Claesson, Olsson
  • Matchday 2 (26/03/2019)
    Norway 3-3 Sweden
    1-0 Johnsen 41, 2-0 King 59, 2-1 Claesson 70, 2-2 Nordtveit 86 (og) , 2-3 Quaison 90+1, 3-3 Kamara 90+7
    Olsen, Helander, Granqvist, Augustinsson, S. Larsson (62 Isak), Ekdal (66 Svensson), Berg, Quaison, Krafth, Claesson, Olsson (96 Andersson)
  • Matchday 3 (07/06/2019)
    Sweden 3-0 Malta
    1-0 Quaison 2, 2-0 Claesson 50, 3-0 Isak 81
    Olsen, Lustig, Helander, Augustinsson, Ekdal (77 S. Larsson), Berg (68 Isak), Forsberg, Claesson, Jansson, Olsson, Quaison (85 Guidetti)
  • Matchday 4 (10/06/2019)
    Spain 3-0 Sweden
    1-0 Ramos 64 (P) , 2-0 Morata 85 (P) , 3-0 Oyarzabal 87
    Olsen, Lustig, Helander, Augustinsson, S. Larsson (82 Isak), Ekdal (86 Olsson), Berg, Forsberg, Claesson (27 J. Johansson), Jansson, Quaison
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2019)
    Faroe Islands 0-4 Sweden
    0-1 Isak 12, 0-2 Isak 15, 0-3 Lindelöf 23, 0-4 Quaison 41
    Olsen, Lustig (46 Krafth), Lindelöf, Granqvist, S. Larsson (73 Durmaz), Ekdal (63 Svensson), Berg, Isak, Bengtsson, Olsson, Quaison
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2019)
    Sweden 1-1 Norway
    0-1 Johansen 45, 1-1 Forsberg 60
    Olsen, Lustig, Lindelöf, Granqvist, S. Larsson, Ekdal (84 Svensson), Forsberg, Isak (77 Berg), Bengtsson, Olsson, Quaison (77 Andersson)
  • Matchday 7 (12/10/2019)
    Malta 0-4 Sweden
    0-1 Danielson 11, 0-2 S. Larsson 58 (P) , 0-3 Agius 66 (og) , 0-4 S. Larsson 71 (P)
    Olsen, Lustig, Granqvist, Bengtsson, S. Larsson, Ekdal (63 Svensson), Berg (79 Andersson), Forsberg, Danielson, Olsson, Quaison (71 Isak)
  • Matchday 8 (15/10/2019)
    Sweden 1-1 Spain
    1-0 Berg 50, 1-1 Rodrigo 90+2
    Olsen, Lustig, Lindelöf, Granqvist, Bengtsson, S. Larsson, Ekdal (83 Svensson), Berg (93 Andersson), Forsberg, Olsson, Quaison (77 Isak)
  • Matchday 9 (15/11/2019)
    Romania-Sweden
  • Matchday 10 (18/11/2019)
    Sweden-Faroe Islands

Last updated 17/10/2019 10:52CET

Legend

:: Previous meetings

Goals for/against: Goal totals include the outcome of disciplinary decisions (e.g. match forfeits when a 3-0 result is determined). Goals totals do not include goals scored during a penalty shoot-out after a tie ended in a draw

:: Squad list

Qual.: Total European Qualifiers appearances/goals for UEFA EURO 2016 only.
FT: Total UEFA EURO 2016 appearances/goals in final tournament only.
Overall: Total international appearances/goals.
DoB: Date of birth
Age: Based on the date press kit was last updated
D: Disciplinary (*: misses next match if booked, S: suspended)

:: Team facts

EURO finals:
The UEFA European Championship was a four-team event in 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 and 1976 (when the preliminary round and quarter-finals were considered part of qualifying).

From 1980 it was expanded to an eight-team finals and remained in that format in 1984, 1988 and 1992 until 1996, when the 16-team format was adopted. UEFA EURO 2016 is the first tournament to be played as a 24-team finals.

Records of inactive countries
A number of UEFA associations have been affected by dissolution or splits of member associations. For statistical purposes, the records of these inactive countries have been allocated elsewhere: therefore, all Soviet Union matches are awarded to Russia; all West Germany – but not East Germany – matches are awarded to Germany; all Yugoslavia and Serbia & Montenegro matches are awarded to Serbia; all Czechoslovakia matches are allocated to both the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Abandoned/forfeited matches
For statisical purposes, when a match has been started and then abandoned but later forfeited, the result on the pitch at the time of abandonment is counted. Matches that never started and were either cancelled or forfeited are not included in the overall statistics.

Competitions

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.