Mexico v Sweden, 27 June 2018

Score3-0 to Sweden
RefereeNestor Pitana
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group F
VenueEkaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg
Attendance33,061
Kick-off: 7.00pm local Mexico v Sweden was Match 44 of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Refereeing team: Referee: Nestor Pitana (Argentina) Assistant Referee 1: Hernan Maidana (Argentina) Assistant Referee 2: Juan Belatti (Argentina) Fourth Official: Andres Cunha (Uruguay) Reserve AR: Mauricio Espinosa (Uruguay) VAR: Mauro Vigliano (Argentina) Despite starting the final round of group games in third position, Sweden finished top of Group F. Mexico also qualified for the knock-out stages due to holders Germany's shock defeat to Korea Republic. Sweden had now reached the last 16 of the World Cup finals on each of the last four occasions that they had qualified for the tournament. Mexico had now reached the last 16 of the World Cup finals on each of the last eight occasions that they had participated in the tournament. This was the first time that Sweden had scored as many as three goals in a game at the World Cup finals since a 4-0 win against Bulgaria in the third-place play-off in 1994. Captain Andreas Granqvist became the first Sweden player to score two or more goals at a World Cup finals since Henrik Larsson scored three in 2002. Edson Álvarez's own goal was the seventh at Russia 2018; now the most at any World Cup finals. Jesus Gallardo's first minute booking was timed at 15 seconds is believed to be the fastest-ever yellow card shown in the World Cup finals.

0  Mexico

Manager: Juan Carlos Osorio

3  Sweden

Manager: Janne Anderson

Goals:

Goals:

Ludwig Augustinsson 50 G
Andreas Granqvist penalty 62 P
Edson Álvarez own goal 74 OG

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa
Defender Miguel Layún
Defender Héctor Moreno
Defender Carlos Salcedo
Defender/Midfielder Edson Álvarez
Defender/Midfielder Jesús Gallardo
Midfielder Andrés Guardado (captain)
Midfielder Héctor Herrera
Midfielder Hirving Lozano
Forward Carlos Vela

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Robin Olsen
Defender Andreas Granqvist (captain)
Defender Victor Lindelöf
Defender Mikael Lustig
Defender/Midfielder Seb Larsson
Midfielder Albin Ekdal
Midfielder Emil Forsberg
Midfielder/Forward Viktor Claesson
Forward Marcus Berg
Forward Ola Toivonen

Substitutions:

Marco Fabián for Jesús Gallardo 65
Jesús Corona for Andrés Guardado 75
Oribe Peralta for Miguel Layún 89

Substitutions:

Gustav Svensson for Seb Larsson 57
Isaac Kiese Thelin for Marcus Berg 68
Oscar Hiljemark for Albin Ekdal 80

Cards:

Jesús Gallardo 1 Y
Héctor Moreno 61 Y
Miguel Layún 86 Y

Cards:

Seb Larsson 26 Y
Mikael Lustig 88 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper José Corona
Goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera
Defender Hugo Ayala
Defender/Midfielder Rafael Márquez
Midfielder Javier Aquino
Midfielder Jonathan dos Santos
Midfielder Marco Fabián
Midfielder Erick Gutiérrez
Midfielder/Forward Jesús Corona
Midfielder/Forward Giovani dos Santos
Forward Raúl Jiménez
Forward Oribe Peralta

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Karl-Johan Johnsson
Defender Filip Helander
Defender Pontus Jansson
Defender Emil Krafth
Defender Gustav Svensson
Defender/Midfielder Martin Olsson
Midfielder Jimmy Durmaz
Midfielder Oscar Hiljemark
Midfielder Marcus Rohdén
Forward John Guidetti