Sweden VS Poland LIVE Football Match Score June 23/6/2021
Sweden are already guaranteed a place in the last-16 at Euro 2020, and Group E rivals Poland will be hoping to join them as the two nations meet tonight. The Swedes are top of the group with four points, and are guaranteed to finish as one of the best third-placed teams at the tournament.
Should the Swedes lose and the other game end as a draw, then Sweden, Slovakia and Poland would be split for first to third place on results between the three teams. As for Poland, they can finish second if they win and Slovakia vs Spain doesn’t end as a draw.
However, should Janne Andersson’s men lose and the other match – between Spain and Slovakia – end in a draw, they could theoretically miss out. Realistically, though, heading the group with four points – having followed up their opening goalless draw against Spain with a 1-0 defeat of Slovakia last time out – means that the pressure is off ahead of the game.
Currently competing at their sixth successive continental finals, the Blagult’s success last week may have been only the second victory in their last ten outings at the Euros, but it also extended a calendar-year unbeaten run to seven games and counting.
Though it was RB Leipzig midfielder Emil Forsberg who dispatched the winning penalty late on, substitute Robin Quaison also played a key part in Sweden’s hard-fought win – forcing that spot-kick soon after coming off the bench – while Alexander Isak was named Star of the Match by UEFA after previously shining brightly and striking the post against Spain.
The youngest ever player to score a senior international goal for the Nordic nation, Isak has so far stepped up to the challenge of deputising for Sweden’s totemic talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who was ruled out this summer through injury, with serene ease.
On Wednesday, it will again be the young striker’s task to break down the opposition defence, as Andersson’s side aim to qualify by finishing as group winners, which would earn them a last-16 date with one of the third-placed nations.