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worldcup: Sweden - Spain Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

SwedenSwedenFriends Arena - SolnaThursday 2 September 2021
20.45CET (20.45 local time)
Group B - Matchday 4
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

2020 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
14/06/2021GS-FTSpain - Sweden0-0Seville
15/10/2019QR (GS)Sweden - Spain1-1SolnaBerg 50; Rodrigo 90+2
10/06/2019QR (GS)Spain - Sweden3-0
MadridRamos 64 (P), Morata 85 (P), Oyarzabal 87
UEFA EURO 2008
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
14/06/2008GS-FTSweden - Spain1-2
InnsbruckIbrahimović 34; Torres 15, Villa 90+2
17/11/2007QR (GS)Spain - Sweden3-0
MadridCapdevila 14, Iniesta 39, Ramos 65
07/10/2006QR (GS)Sweden - Spain2-0
SolnaElmander 11, Allbäck 82
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
11/06/1978GS-FTSpain - Sweden1-0
Buenos AiresAsensi 76
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
16/07/1950GS-FTSweden - Spain3-1
Sao PauloSundqvist 15, Mellberg 34, Palmer 79; Zarra 82
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Sweden211020024112163671625
Spain220020114211167632516

Last updated 11/08/2021 10:41CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Sweden - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Kristoffer Nordfeldt23/06/198932AIK - 200013-
-Robin Olsen08/01/199031Sheff. United - 000048-
-Pontus Dahlberg21/01/199922Doncaster - 0000--
Defenders
-Martin Olsson17/05/198833Malmö - 0000505
-Mattias Johansson16/02/199229Legia - 000061
-Ludwig Augustinsson21/04/199427Sevilla*2100352
-Filip Helander22/04/199328Rangers - 200016-
-Emil Krafth02/08/199427Newcastle - 100032-
-Victor Lindelöf17/07/199427Man. United - 2000453
-Joakim Nilsson06/02/199427Arminia - 00002-
Midfielders
-Albin Ekdal28/07/198932Sampdoria - 100061-
-Emil Forsberg23/10/199129Leipzig - 20006213
-Viktor Claesson02/01/199229Krasnodar - 2100439
-Kristoffer Olsson30/06/199526Anderlecht*200026-
-Robin Quaison09/10/199327Al-Ettifaq - 2000288
-Mattias Svanberg05/01/199922Bologna - 200091
-Dejan Kulusevski25/04/200021Juventus - 2000151
-Jesper Karlsson25/07/199823AZ Alkmaar - 00001-
-Ken Sema30/09/199327Watford - 00009-
-Jens-Lys Cajuste10/08/199922Midtjylland - 00005-
Forwards
-Isaac Kiese Thelin24/06/199229Anderlecht - 0000283
-Alexander Isak21/09/199921Real Sociedad*2100245
-Jordan Larsson20/06/199724Spartak Moskva - 00003-
Coach
-Jan Andersson29/09/196258*200054-
Spain - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-David de Gea07/11/199030Man. United - 000045-
-Unai Simón11/06/199724Athletic Club - 300013-
-Robert Sánchez18/11/199723Brighton - 0000--
Defenders
-Raúl Albiol04/09/198535Villarreal - 000056-
-César Azpilicueta28/08/198932Chelsea - 0000291
-Jordi Alba21/03/198932Barcelona - 2000788
-Aymeric Laporte27/05/199427Man. City - 000071
-Iñigo Martínez17/05/199130Athletic Club*300014-
-José Gayà25/05/199526Valencia - 1000152
-Eric García09/01/200120Barcelona - 300011-
Midfielders
-Koke08/01/199229Atlético - 200055-
-Sergio Busquets16/07/198833Barcelona - 20001262
-Adama Traoré25/01/199625Wolves - 00006-
-Marcos Llorente30/01/199526Atlético - 30009-
-Rodri22/06/199625Man. City - 2000251
-Ferran Torres29/02/200021Man. City - 3200178
-Carlos Soler02/01/199724Valencia - 0000--
-Pablo Fornals22/02/199625West Ham - 00002-
Forwards
-Pablo Sarabia11/05/199229Sporting CP - 000093
-Álvaro Morata23/10/199228Juventus - 31004622
-Brais Méndez07/01/199724Celta - 000011
-Gerard Moreno07/04/199229Villarreal - 1100165
-Abel Ruiz28/01/200021Braga - 00001-
Coach
-Luis Enrique08/05/197051 - 300025-

Last updated 02/09/2021 11:23CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeAnthony Taylor (ENG)
  • Assistant refereesGary Beswick (ENG) , Adam Nunn (ENG)
  • Video Assistant RefereeStuart Attwell (ENG)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeAndrew Madley (ENG)
  • Fourth officialCraig Pawson (ENG)
  • UEFA DelegateJean Paul Mievis (BEL)
  • UEFA Referee observerAlexandru Deaconu (ROU)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Anthony Taylor20/10/1978374

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
07/06/2013U19ELITESpainGreece2-0Starogard Gdański
12/11/2014U19QRUkraineSweden2-2Shefayim
08/06/2015FRIE.GS-FTNorwaySweden0-0Oslo
19/07/2015U19FinalSpainRussia2-0Katerini
03/11/2015UCLGSFC AstanaClub Atlético de Madrid0-0Astana
10/03/2016UELR16FC Basel 1893Sevilla FC0-0Basel
31/10/2017UCLGSOlympiacos FCFC Barcelona0-0Piraeus
15/03/2018UELR16Athletic ClubOlympique de Marseille1-2Bilbao
11/10/2018FRIE.R1WalesSpain1-4Cardiff
24/10/2018UCLGSBorussia DortmundClub Atlético de Madrid4-0Dortmund
20/02/2019UELR32Sevilla FCSS Lazio2-0Seville
14/03/2019UELR16FC KrasnodarValencia CF1-1Krasnodar
18/09/2019UCLGSParis Saint-GermainReal Madrid CF3-0Paris
26/11/2019UCLGSJuventusClub Atlético de Madrid1-0Turin
05/08/2020UELR16FC Internazionale MilanoGetafe CF2-0Gelsenkirchen
24/09/2020SCUPFinalFC Bayern MünchenSevilla FC2-1Budapest
25/11/2020UCLGSFC Internazionale MilanoReal Madrid CF0-2Milan
09/12/2020UCLGSFC SalzburgClub Atlético de Madrid0-2Salzburg
10/03/2021UCLR16Paris Saint-GermainFC Barcelona1-1Paris

Last updated 31/08/2021 11:26CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Sweden

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group B - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Spain3210637
    Sweden2200406
    Greece2020222
    Georgia3012241
    Kosovo2002160
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Sweden 1-0 Georgia
    1-0 Claesson 35
    Nordfeldt, Lustig (84 Krafth), Lindelöf, Augustinsson, S. Larsson, Ibrahimović (84 Quaison), Helander, Isak, Claesson (74 Forsberg), Olsson (68 Ekdal), Kulusevski
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Kosovo 0-3 Sweden
    0-1 Augustinsson 12, 0-2 Isak 35, 0-3 S. Larsson 70 (P)
    Nordfeldt, Lustig, Lindelöf, Augustinsson (82 Bengtsson), S. Larsson, Forsberg, Ibrahimović (67 Berg), Helander, Isak (68 Quaison), Claesson (83 Kulusevski), Olsson (90 Svanberg)
  • 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

Spain

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Spain 1-1 Greece
    1-0 Morata 33, 1-1 Bakasetas 57 (P)
    Unai Simón, Canales (64 Bryan Gil), Morata, Koke (72 Thiago Alcántara), Ferran Torres (72 Oyarzabal), Eric García, Gayà, Ramos (46 Iñigo Martínez), Rodri, Olmo (64 Pedri), Llorente
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Georgia 1-2 Spain
    1-0 Kvaratskhelia 44, 1-1 Ferran Torres 56, 1-2 Olmo 90+2
    Unai Simón, Pedro Porro (65 Llorente), Diego Llorente (46 Iñigo Martínez), Sergio Busquets (73 Oyarzabal), Morata, Bryan Gil (46 Olmo), Ferran Torres, Eric García, Fabián Ruiz (54 Thiago Alcántara), Jordi Alba, Pedri
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Spain 3-1 Kosovo
    1-0 Olmo 34, 2-0 Ferran Torres 36, 2-1 Halimi 70, 3-1 Gerard Moreno 75
    Unai Simón, Iñigo Martínez, Sergio Busquets (82 Rodri), Morata (68 Gerard Moreno), Koke, Ferran Torres, Eric García (86 Ramos), Jordi Alba, Olmo (82 Canales), Pedri (68 Fabián Ruiz), Llorente
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Sweden-Spain
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Spain-Georgia
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Kosovo-Spain
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Greece-Spain
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Spain-Sweden

Last updated 11/08/2021 10:41CET

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
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