Sweden has presented another surprise, having beaten in the 1/8 finals strong team of Switzerland.
The key moment of the match came in the 66th minute – Forsberg broke into the penalty area and not without the aid of a deflection sent the ball into the net.
Switzerland remains enough time to repeat yesterday’s feat of Belgium, however, the team of Vladimir Petkovic lost on mounted transmission, to which the Swedes were completely ready. Last chance to avoid losses in the Swiss was in stoppage time when Seferovic won the second floor, but struck almost in the centre of the goal.
Before the final whistle the whole lang of the professional foul brought down fresh better. Toivonen with a dangerous free-kick struck without much imagination. However, no one values it already had. Sweden for the first time since 1958 and defeated the European team in the knockout stage of the world championship and first in 24 years will play in the quarterfinals of the world Cup.
In the quarterfinals, Sweden will play the winner of the evening match between Colombia and England.
Sweden — Switzerland 1:0
Goals: Forsberg, 66
Sweden: Olsen – Lustig (Kraft, 82), LindelEf Granqvist, Augustinsson – Claesson, Svensson, Ekdahl, Forsberg (Olsen’s, 82) – Berg (Thelin, 90+1), Toivonen.
Switzerland: Sommer Lang, Djourou, Akanji, Rodriguez – Behrami, Xhaka, Shaqiri, Dzemaili (Seferovic, 73), Zuber (Ambolo, 73) – Drmic.
Warning: Lustig — Xhaka, Behrami.
Removal: lang, 90+4 (foul)
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