WC2018 Grp F
Date: 1 p.m. June 18, 2018
Venue: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

Andreas Granqvist 65' -
Peno Scored: 65'


Live Updates for Sweden -v- South Korea

90' + 2'

Huge chance for Hwang Hee-Chan. The South Korean finds himself all on his own in box and gets his head on a ball over the top but he directs his header completely wrong and away from goal. Best opportunity of the half for South Korea

90' + 1'

four additional minutes to be played with Sweden leading 1-0

90'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Sweden and South Korea.

87'

Three minutes of normal time left for South Korea to get an equaliser

82'

Son with a free kick for South Korea swinging it into the box but its cleared by Granqvist once again

79'

Substitution

Gustav Svensson replaces Sebastian Larsson for Sweden.

76'

Substitution

Isaac Kiese Thelin replaces Ola Toivonen for Sweden.

75'

Fifteen minutes left in this game and Sweden are in the driving seat

72'

Substitution

Lee Seung-woo replaces Koo Ja-cheol for South Korea.

70'

Substitution

Oscar Hiljemark replaces Albin Ekdal for Sweden.

66'

Substitution

Kim Shin-wook replaces Jung Seung-hyeon for South Korea.

65'

PENALTY SCORED!

Andreas Granqvist scores for Sweden from the penalty spot.

63'

Penalty for Sweden after VAR review

Challenge on Claesson

61'

Claesson goes down in the box and looks for a penalty

VAR review time!!

60'

Yellow Card

Victor Claesson is booked for Sweden.

58'

Granqvist beaten to the ball by Hwang Hee-Chan, the South Korean hassles Granqvist and takes the ball off him before advancing towards the box just at the goal line. He attempts to lob the ball into the box but it's dealt with very well by Jansson

55'

Chance for Sweden!! Jansson connects to a Larsson free kick to head a powerful chance towards goal but it's straight at Hyun-woo who gets down low to react well and clear the ball with the help of his defence

55'

Yellow Card

Hwang Hee-chan is booked for South Korea.

53'

Entertaining and open game so far. Both teams trying their best to play good football and both sides having their chances

52'

Koo Ja-cheol with a header towards goal but it hits the side netting and out wide

48'

Forsberg with a great chance to put Sweden ahead.

Ekdal dribbles into the box before pulling the ball back for Forsberg.

He takes a touch and rounds the ball high and towards goal but it rises very quickly and way over the bar

47'

Lee Yong attempts a cross from the right but can't beat the first man

46'

Second Half

The second half between Sweden and South Korea has started.

45'

The game remains scoreless here at half time.

South Korea started the game far better putting lots of early pressure on the Swedes

Sweden finished the half much the stronger team with Hyun-woo very busy in the closing stages of the first half.

We'll be back shortly for the second half

45'

Half Time

It is half-time between Sweden and South Korea.

42'

Sweden are trying to play the ball over the top constantly in their search for a goal.

Berg played through by Granqvist over the top, he attempts to side foot the ball into an empty net but instead the ball runs acrosw the face of goal

37'

South Korea try to break at pace after referee waves away a foul on Forsberg but they waste the overlap badly with a heavy ball sent out over the line for a Sweden throw

33'

Son makes a blistering run down the right and straight past Granqvist but is stopped from squaring the ball on the end line by Jansson

30'

Son uses his pace that we see so much for Spurs to earn himself a free kick but Shin-wook commits a foul and allows Sweden to build again

27'

Substitution

Kim Min-woo replaces Park Joo-Ho for South Korea.

25'

Sweden are growing into this game

Lustig with another cross into the box but Hyun-woo makes an easy save

20'

Incredible save by Hyun-woo!!!

Berg is played through on goal by Toivonen who instantly trys to side foot the ball past the goalkeeper but he makes himself big and saves the ball with his knee

A huge let off for South Korea

19'

Sweden trying their best to keep the ball and pass it around a bit in the middle of the pitch and get themselves into this game

17'

Kim Young-gwon times his last ditch tackle perfectly to deny Granqvist at the last second from unleashing a shot on goal

15'

Referee not letting the game flow at all blowing his whistle for anything at all

13'

Claesson sends a teasing ball into the box for Swedens first real spell of pressure but Hyun-woo is there to collect

12'

Yellow Card

Kim Shin-wook is booked for South Korea.

7'

South Korea putting lots of pressure on Sweden and trying to create what they can in early stages

5'

South Korea have made a very bright start here and have had most of the ball so far

4'

Good afternoon folks! Welcome to another feast of World Cup action. Brendan Graham here to bring you everything from the early game today between Sweden and South Korea

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Sweden and South Korea has kicked off.



Photo Gallery for Sweden -v- South Korea



Sweden
Robin Olsen
Goalkeeper
Ludwig Augustinsson
Defender
Andreas Granqvist
65Peno: 65'
Defender
Pontus Jansson
Defender
Mikael Lustig
Defender
Victor Claesson
60Booked: 60'
Midfielder
Albin Ekdal
70'
70Subbed Off: 70'
Midfielder
Emil Forsberg
Midfielder
Sebastian Larsson
79'
79Subbed Off: 79'
Midfielder
Marcus Berg
Forward
Ola Toivonen
76'
76Subbed Off: 76'
Forward

Substitutes
Jimmy Durmaz
Midfield
John Guidetti
Forward
Filip Helander
Defender
Oscar Hiljemark
70'
70Subbed On: 70'
Midfield
Karl-Johan Johnsson
Goalkeeper
Isaac Kiese Thelin
76'
76Subbed On: 76'
Forward
Emil Krafth
Defender
Victor Lindelof
Defender
Kristoffer Nordfeldt
Goalkeeper
Martin Olsson
Defender
Marcus Rohden
Midfield
Gustav Svensson
79'
79Subbed On: 79'
Midfield
South Korea
Cho Hyun-woo
Goalkeeper
Park Joo-Ho
Defender 27'
27Subbed Off: 27'
Jang Hyun-soo
Defender
Lee Yong
Defender
Kim Young-gwon
Defender
Lee Jae-sung
Midfielder
Son Heung-min
Midfielder
Ki Sung-yeung
Midfielder
Koo Ja-cheol
Forward 72'
72Subbed Off: 72'
Hwang Hee-chan
Forward
55Booked: 55'
Kim Shin-wook
Forward
12Booked: 12'
66Subbed On: 66'

Substitutes
Kim Min-woo
Defender
27Subbed On: 27'
27'
Kim Jin-hyeon
Goalkeeper
Hong Chul
Defender
Oh Ban-suk
Defender
Ju Se-yong
Midfield
Moon Seon-min
Forward
Kim Seung-gyu
Goalkeeper
Jung Seung-hyeon
Defender 66'
66Subbed Off: 66'
Lee Seung-woo
Forward
72Subbed On: 72'
72'
Jung Woo-young
Midfield
Go Yo-han
Midfield
Yun Young-sun
Defender