Sweden v Moldova background

Zlatan Ibrahimović scored twice as Sweden beat Moldova 2-0 in the nations' first Group G encounter, with the home side now seeking a seventh win against their opponents.

Sweden will hope to have something to celebrate as they bring the curtain down on their UEFA EURO 2016 Group G campaign with a home game against Moldova.

• Sweden, in third, need to win and hope second-placed Russia lose at home to Montenegro if they are to claim an automatic qualifying berth. However, they are assured of a play-off place; Moldova are certain to finish bottom. 

Previous meetings
• Zlatan Ibrahimović scored twice as Sweden beat Moldova 2-0 in the sides' first Group G encounter.

• Sweden have won all six of their games against Moldova.

Form guide
• Sweden lost 4-1 to Austria in their last Group G home match – their joint biggest competitive loss.

• Moldova have yet to win in four Group G away fixtures (D2 L2), but have also lost all five of their home games.

Disciplinary
• The latest booking list is available here: http://www.uefa.org/disciplinary/disciplinary-cases/booking-lists/index.html.

Trivia and links
• Sweden have won all five of the nations' meetings in UEFA age-group competitions by an aggregate score of 17-1.

• In eight encounters between the nations' clubs in UEFA competition, the Swedish sides boast the record W4 D2 L2.

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