Sweden v Korea Republic, 18 June 2018

Score1-0 to Sweden
RefereeJoel Aguilar
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group F
VenueNizhny Novograd Stadium
Attendance42,300
Kick-off: 3.00pm local Sweden v Korea Republic was Match 12 of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Refereeing team: Referee: Joel Aguilar (El Salvador) Assistant Referee 1: Juan Zumba (El Salvador) Assistant Referee 2: Juan Mora (Costa Rica) Fourth Official: Norbert Hauata (Tahiti) Reserve AR: Bertrand Brial (New Caledonia) VAR: Mauro Vigliano (Argentina) AVAR 1: Abdulrahman Al Jassim (Qatar) AVAR 2: Taleb Al Marri (Qatar) AVAR 3: Daniele Orsato (Italy) This was Sweden's first win in their opening match at a World Cup finals since they were the host nation in 1958 when they beat Mexico 3-0. Korea Republic were now without a win in their last seven games at the World Cup finals (lost five). Andreas Granqvist's penalty was the first scored by a Sweden player at the World Cup finals since 2002 when Henrik Larsson converted against Nigeria.

1  Sweden

Manager: Janne Anderson

0  Korea Republic

Manager: SHIN Tae Yong

Goals:

Andreas Granqvist penalty 65 P

Goals:

Starting lineup:

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

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper JO Hyeon-woo
Defender JANG Hyun-soo
Defender LEE Yong
Defender KIM Young-gwon
Defender/Midfielder PARK Joo-ho
Midfielder KOO Ja-cheol
Midfielder LEE Jae-sung
Midfielder KI Sung-yueng (captain)
Midfielder/Forward SON Heung-min
Forward HWANG Hee-chan
Forward KIM Shin-wook

Substitutions:

Oscar Hiljemark for Albin Ekdal 71
Isaac Kiese Thelin for Ola Toivonen 77
Gustav Svensson for Seb Larsson 81

Substitutions:

KIM Min-woo for PARK Joo-ho 28
JUNG Woo-young for KIM Shin-wook 66
LEE Seung-woo for KOO Ja-cheol 72

Cards:

Viktor Claesson 61 Y

Cards:

KIM Shin-wook 12 Y
HWANG Hee-chan 55 Y

On the bench:

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

On the bench:

Goalkeeper KIM Jin-hyeon
Goalkeeper KIM Seung-gyu
Defender OH Ban-suk
Defender HONG Chul
Defender JUNG Seung-hyun
Defender GO Yo-han
Defender YUN Young-sun
Midfielder KIM Min-woo
Midfielder JU Se-jong
Midfielder MOON Seon-min
Midfielder LEE Seung-woo
Midfielder JUNG Woo-young