Sweden faces a tough challenge to reach the 2018 FIFA World Cup knockout stage as the team takes on Pool F topper Mexico on Wednesday. Mexico won against World champions Germany 1-0 in their first match of the tournament and 2-1 against Korea in their second match of the group stage. A win against Sweden will ensure a place in the Round of 16 and the group topper tag.
On the other hand, Sweden is currently placed second in the group F above Germany with 3 points and will look to seal a place in the Round of 16 with a win against Mexico. Sweden lost against Germany 2-1 and won against Korea 1-0 in their first two matches of the tournament.
2018 FIFA World Cup Mexico vs Sweden Match Preview | Timings And Venue
Match Venue – Ekaterinburg Arena Ekaterinburg
Match Date & Timings – 27 June, 07:30 PM (IST), 19:00 local time
How to watch Mexico vs Sweden on TV/Online
Live TV Telecast – Fox and Telemundo, ITV1, Sony Ten
Live Streaming – SonyLiv, fubo TV.
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Match Stats – Mexico and Sweden have earlier faced each other 9 times all together but only one time at a World Cup, where Sweden won 3-0 against Mexico in 1958. Mexico has not been able to win 3 matches in a row in the World Cup.
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Mexico is playing excellent football this season and has been one of the most impressive squad in FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. Sweden were unlucky and had a tough luck not to get a result against number one team Germany – with Marcus Berg’s penalty appeals waved away by the match referee – but are still fighting hard for their World Cup campaign to progress into further rounds.
2018 FIFA World Cup Mexico vs Sweden Squad | Team News
Mexico Team Squad: Ochoa, Salcedo, Ayala, Moreno, Gallardo, Herrera Guadrado, Layin, Vela, Lozano, Hernandez.
Expected formation: 4-3-3.
Sweden Team Squad:
Olsen; Lustig, Lindelof, Granqvist, Augustinsson; Claesson, Larsson, Ekdal, Forsberg; Berg, Toivonen.
Expected formation: 4-4-2.
2018 FIFA World Cup Sweden vs Mexico Match Prediction
Mexico being an amazing team and showing good performance in the last few matches has a chance to win against Sweden. The final score will likely be Mexico 2-1 Sweden. Mexico is in strong position, but future still in Sweden’s hand.
2018 FIFA World Cup Sweden vs Mexico Squad Betting & Match Odds
Sweden: 7/5 to win.
Mexico: 11/5 to win.
Draw: 9/4 to draw.
2018 FIFA World Cup Mexico vs Sweden Live Score
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