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2018/07/03 | 16:00| Group A| Krestovsky Stadium, | Full Time|

As it happened: Sweden 1-0 Switzerland

2018-07-03 15:15
Last Updated at 19:12
03 Jul 18:10

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03 Jul 18:08
03 Jul 18:07
Man of the Match: Emil Forsberg
03 Jul 18:06

FT Stats: Sweden 1-0 Switzerland

Switzerland dominating the stats except the all important one at the end of the 90 minutes.

03 Jul 17:55

FULL-TIME: Sweden 1-0 Switzerland

Sweden advance to the World Cup quarter-finals thanks to a Forsberg goal to separate the two sides.

03 Jul 17:52

90+2 VAR has overruled the decision and only a free-kick is awarded as te foul is adjudged to have occurred outside the box.

LANG receives a red card though for the foul.

03 Jul 17:50
90+2 PENALTY to Sweden as Olsson is brought down by the last man Lang.
03 Jul 17:48
90' The referee signals 3 minutes of added time will be played.
03 Jul 17:48
89' Sweden make their final change as Berg is replaced by Isaac Thelin.
03 Jul 17:46
88' It's getting desperate foe Switzerland now as we head into the 89th minute.
03 Jul 17:45
87' Sweden win a throw-in deep inside the Swiss half and are looking to slow things down to see out the result.
03 Jul 17:43
Sweden now make a double change as Olsson and Emil Krafth replace Lustig and goalscorer Forsberg.
03 Jul 17:40

80' Sweden 1-0 Switzerland

The Swedes hold the lead and look set for a place in the quarter-finals with 10 minutes remaining.

03 Jul 17:36

78' Switzerland win their tenth corner of which 9 have been in the second-half.

DRAMA as Sweden thanks to Forsberg clear the ball off the line.

03 Jul 17:31
72' Switzerland make a double substitution as Seferovic and Embolo replace Zuber and Dzemaili.
03 Jul 17:27
68' Xhaka goes into the referee's book for a cynical pull.
03 Jul 17:25

66' Sweden 1-0 Switzerland

Forsberg gives the Swedes the lead with a deflected shot!

03 Jul 17:24
66' SWEDEN!!!!!
03 Jul 17:21
63' Forsberg hits the resulting free-kick against the wall and Switzerland win back possession.
03 Jul 17:19
62' Forsberg does well to break down the left and wins a free-kick on the edge of the Swiss box.
03 Jul 17:18
60' Valon Behrami goes into the referee's book and will miss the quarter-final.
03 Jul 17:16
58' Sweden catch their opponents on a counter but the moves breaks down with a wayward pass out for a line-out.
03 Jul 17:14

56' Sweden 0-0 Switzerland

Both sides getting into promising positions but lacking quality in the final third.

03 Jul 17:09
52' Switzerland win a succession of corner-kicks as they look to turn up the pressure.
03 Jul 17:09
50' Switzerland continue to dominate the ball as in the first-half with Sweden being wasteful in-front of goal.
03 Jul 17:06
48' The ball falls to Toivonen inside the Swiss area but the striker blasts his shot over the bar.
03 Jul 17:03

46' Sweden 0-0 Switzerland

We're back underway in the second-half.

03 Jul 17:00

Half-Time stats: Sweden 0-0 Switzerland

The Swiss are dominating possession but Sweden will feel like they had the better chances.

03 Jul 16:49

HALF-TIME: Sweden 0-0 Switzerland

Nothing to separate the two sides at the break with the Swiss looking the better of the two.

03 Jul 16:45
45' The fourth official signals a minute of added time will be played.
03 Jul 16:44
43' Shaqiri who has drifted to the left side whips in a cross across the face of goal which evades a red shirt.
03 Jul 16:42
41' CHANCE! Albin Ekdal with the best chance of the game for Sweden as he arrives unmarked at the far post but badly skies his effort with the goal at his mercy.
03 Jul 16:41

40' Sweden 0-0 Switzerland

Still goalless with 5 minutes remaining in the first-half.

03 Jul 16:39
38' The ball is cut back to Switzerland's Blerim Dzemaili but the midfielder fails to keep his shot down.
03 Jul 16:38
37' There's plenty of running and no shortage of commitment on show. But there's no denying that this match is living down to some of the gloomier pre-match predictions.
03 Jul 16:36
35' Switzerland are enjoying 63% of possession to Sweden's 37% and will be looking to turn that into something more tangible.
03 Jul 16:34
33' Xhaka has a dip from all of 40-yards out with a powerful left-footed shot that flies inches over the cross-bar
03 Jul 16:32
31' Granit Xhaka has made more passes (27) than any other player on the pitch and has an accuracy rating of 92%.
03 Jul 16:31
30' Lustig goes into the referee's book and misses the next game for a pull on Switzerland's Josip Drmic
03 Jul 16:29
27' Sommer pulls off an impressive diving save from a Berg shot that was creeping inside the far post.
03 Jul 16:26
25' Switzerland's star man Shaqiri has been subdued so far. But Sweden will know very well that he can burst into life at any minute
03 Jul 16:24
23' Shaqiri puts a cross in that finds Zuber who can't direct his header goal-wards.
03 Jul 16:23

22' Sweden 0-0 Switzerland

Few clear chances created in the opening stages with the two sides cancelling each other out so far.

03 Jul 16:19
18' Lindelof does well to cut out a cross at the near post for Sweden.
03 Jul 16:17
16' Switzerland seem determined to play it short from goal-kicks but seem uncomfortable in possession when pressed high by Sweden which led to the earlier mistakes.
03 Jul 16:15

13' Xherdan Shaqiri hits an a dangerous in-swinger from the right but his cross is slightly over-hit.

He gets a thumbs-up though for the idea.

03 Jul 16:13

12' Sweden 0-0 Switzerland

Marcus Berg has gone closest to opening the scoring in the opening stages for Sweden after a defensive lapse by the Swiss.

03 Jul 16:09

7' Berg is played in behind the Swiss defence but lashes a shot wide.

Switzerland make a hash of trying to play out of the back and Berg nearly makes them pay.