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worldcup: Sweden - Georgia Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

SwedenSwedenFriends Arena - SolnaThursday 25 March 2021
20.45CET (20.45 local time)
Group B - Matchday 1
GeorgiaGeorgia
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

No UEFA competition matches have been played between these two teams

Last updated 31/03/2021 10:29CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Sweden - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Kristoffer Nordfeldt23/06/198931Gençlerbirliği - 0000
-Karl-Johan Johnsson28/01/199031Copenhagen - 0000
-Robin Olsen08/01/199031Everton - 0000
Defenders
-Mikael Lustig13/12/198634AIK - 0000
-Pierre Bengtsson12/04/198832VB - 0000
-Ludwig Augustinsson21/04/199426Bremen - 0000
-Filip Helander22/04/199327Rangers - 0000
-Emil Krafth02/08/199426Newcastle - 0000
-Victor Lindelöf17/07/199426Man. United - 0000
-Carl Starfelt01/06/199525Rubin - 0000
Midfielders
-Sebastian Larsson06/06/198535AIK - 0000
-Albin Ekdal28/07/198931Sampdoria - 0000
-Emil Forsberg23/10/199129Leipzig - 0000
-Viktor Claesson02/01/199229Krasnodar - 0000
-Kristoffer Olsson30/06/199525Krasnodar - 0000
-Robin Quaison09/10/199327Mainz - 0000
-Mattias Svanberg05/01/199922Bologna - 0000
-Dejan Kulusevski25/04/200020Juventus - 0000
-Jesper Karlsson25/07/199822AZ Alkmaar - 0000
-Ken Sema30/09/199327Watford - 0000
-Jens-Lys Cajuste10/08/199921Midtjylland - 0000
Forwards
-Zlatan Ibrahimović03/10/198139Milan - 0000
-Alexander Isak21/09/199921Real Sociedad - 0000
Coach
-Jan Andersson29/09/196258 - 0000
Georgia - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Giorgi Loria27/01/198635Anorthosis - 0000
-Lazare Kupatadze08/02/199625Dinamo Batumi - 0000
-Giorgi Mamardashvili29/09/200020Locomotive Tbilisi - 0000
Defenders
-Guram Kashia04/07/198733Locomotive Tbilisi - 0000
-Gia Grigalava05/08/198931Arsenal Tula - 0000
-Otar Kakabadze27/06/199525Tenerife - 0000
-Lasha Dvali14/05/199525Ferencváros - 0000
-Grigol Chabradze20/04/199624Dinamo Batumi - 0000
-Jemal Tabidze18/03/199625Ufa - 0000
-Guram Giorbelidze25/02/199625Wolfsberg - 0000
Midfielders
-Jaba Kankava18/03/198635Valenciennes - 0000
-Nika Kvekveskiri29/05/199228Lech - 0000
-Jambul Jigauri08/07/199228Dinamo Batumi - 0000
-Giorgi Aburjania02/01/199526Cartagena - 0000
-Saba Lobzhanidze18/12/199426Ankaragücü - 0000
-Levan Shengelia27/10/199525Konyaspor - 0000
-Otar Kiteishvili26/03/199624Sturm - 0000
-Valerian Gvilia24/05/199426Legia - 0000
-Khvicha Kvaratskhelia12/02/200120Rubin - 0000
Forwards
-Budu Zivzivadze10/03/199427Fehérvár - 0000
-Giorgi Beridze12/05/199723Újpest - 0000
-Giorgi Kvilitaia01/10/199327Anorthosis - 0000
-Georges Mikautadze31/10/200020Seraing - 0000
Coach
-Willy Sagnol18/03/197744 - 0000

Last updated 25/03/2021 11:24CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeBenoît Bastien (FRA)
  • Assistant refereesHicham Zakrani (FRA) , Aurélien Berthomieu (FRA)
  • Fourth officialBenoît Millot (FRA)
  • UEFA DelegateStyrbjörn Oskarsson (FIN)
  • UEFA Referee observerNikolai Levnikov (RUS)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Benoît Bastien17/04/1983351

Benoît Bastien

Referee since: 2001
First division: 2011
FIFA badge: 2014

Tournaments: 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship

Finals
2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from 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
21/07/2015UCL2QRFK Žalgiris VilniusMalmö FF0-1Vilnius
20/11/2018UNLGS-FTSwedenRussia2-0Solna

Last updated 28/03/2021 23:12CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Sweden

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group B - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Georgia0000000
    Greece0000000
    Kosovo0000000
    Spain0000000
    Sweden0000000
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Sweden-Georgia
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Kosovo-Sweden
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Sweden-Spain
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Greece-Sweden
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Sweden-Kosovo
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Sweden-Greece
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Georgia-Sweden
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Spain-Sweden

Georgia

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Sweden-Georgia
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Georgia-Spain
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Greece-Georgia
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Georgia-Kosovo
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Spain-Georgia
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Georgia-Greece
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Kosovo-Georgia
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Georgia-Sweden

Last updated 24/03/2021 16:31CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

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

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • 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.