Euro 2020 Round of 16: Sweden vs Ukraine Match Preview & Lineups

Sweden vs Ukraine EURO Round of 16
Sweden vs Ukraine
Sweden vs Ukraine
EURO - Round of 16
Wed, Jun 30 2021
12:30 midnight Indian time
Hampden Park
Match Finished

Ukraine  2 - 1  Sweden


  27': Oleksandr Zinchenko (Ukraine)
 43': Emil Forsberg (Sweden)
 120+1': Artem Dovbyk (Ukraine)

Red Card:

  99': Marcus Danielson  (Sweden)

Sweden XI:  
Olsen, Lustig, Lindelof, Danielson, Augustinsson, Larsson, Olsson, Ekdal, Forsberg, Kulusevski, Isak
Ukraine XI: 
Bushchan, Karavaev, Zabarnyi, Kryvtsov, Matviienko, Sydorchuk, Stepanenko, Zinchenko, Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk, Shaparenko
Match Preview

The Swedish national team will challenge Ukraine in the round of 16 of the 2020 European Cup, at Hampden Park, Wednesday (30/6) at midnight IST. Both teams are dark horses in this tournament.

Sweden unexpectedly occupies the top position in the final standings of Group E. Janne Andersson's squad reaped two wins plus one draw.

Meanwhile, Ukraine qualified through the best three rankings. Although, from three matches, Ukraine only won one victory.

Not surprisingly, the match will be a tough test for both teams. Status as a dark horse at the European Cup this time will be tested.

The last time Sweden and Ukraine faced each other in a major tournament was at Euro 2012. At that time, Ukraine won after winning by a narrow score of 2-1. The current Ukraine coach, Andriy Shevchenko, became a star by packing a brace.

Team Condition

From the condition of the two teams, there are not many significant problems regarding the fitness of the players. Denys Popov and Oleksandr Zubkov who are having problems from the came Ukraine is predicted to still be able to appear, although not from the first minute.

Zhovto-Blakytni is predicted to continue to rely on the attacking trio of Andriy Yarmolenko, Roman Yaremchuk, and Ruslan Malinovskiy to break down the Swedish defense. Meanwhile, Manchester City's Oleksandr Zinchenko is expected to play from the second line.

From the Swedish camp, Alexander Isak is predicted to get a place as a striker. The player who has been linked with a number of elite European teams will be supported by two wingers, Emil Forsberg and Sebastian Larsson. Meanwhile, Victor Lindelof took on the role of a leader in the defense sector.
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