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Sweden v Russia: Women's EURO facts

Published: Sunday 16 July 2017, 19.00CET
For the fourth time, Sweden and Russia come face to face in a UEFA Women's EURO group stage.
Sweden v Russia: Women's EURO facts
Sweden score against Russia in 2009 ©Getty Images

Tournament statistics

SwedenRussia

Goals scored4
 
2
Total attempts55
 
20
Attempts on target13
 
6
off target27
 
10
blocked0
 
0
against woodwork2
 
0
Corners26
 
9
Offsides7
 
8
Yellow cards3
 
4
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed39
 
50
Fouls suffered30
 
34
Published: Sunday 16 July 2017, 19.00CET

Sweden v Russia: Women's EURO facts

For the fourth time, Sweden and Russia come face to face in a UEFA Women's EURO group stage.

• Russia will be through with a win having beaten Italy 2-1.

• Sweden drew 0-0 against Germany on Monday.

• This is a familiar group stage fixture having occurred in 1997, 2001, 2009 and now 2017.

• Sweden won all those preceding matches: 2-1 in 1997, 1-0 in 2001 and 3-0 eight years ago, Caroline Seger among the scorers.

• In each of those groups, Sweden went through and Russia were eliminated (just as when the duo did not meet in 2013).

• Germany were also in their 2001 group and Italy in the 2009 section.

• Current Russia coach Elena Fomina played in the 2001 and 2009 matches.

• They met on 8 March this year for seventh place in the Algarve Cup. Sweden won 4-0 with Kosovare Asllani scoring twice and one each by Nilla Fischer and Fridolina Rolfö.

• Overall, Sweden have five wins out of five against Russia, also beating them 2-0 in a 1997 friendly in Falkoping.

Last updated: 17/07/17 22.52CET

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