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Sweden book-earned victory thanks to the intervention of the VAR

Sweden is his world cup started with a reinvigorating victory. Against a weak South Korea, the Swedes were the better team, but for the rest, let Berg and Toivonen big opportunities lie. After the break succeeded, though, was the help of the VAR. Referee Joel Aguilar gave first a penalty, but was corrected by the videoref. Granqvist gave his team the victory.

The Swedish national coach Janne Anderson had unexpectedly intervene in his basiself because Victor Lindelöf ill turned out. Central in the back was the player of Manchester United is replaced by Pontus Janssonn, who as a duo formed with Granqvist. Isaac Kiese Thelin (Waasland-Beveren) was sitting on the couch.

In Korea chose coach Shin Tae-yong under the lat surprising for Jo Hyeon-woo, in principle, only the third goalie. Star Son Heung-Min (Striker) started as part of a driemansvoorhoede, behind captain Ki Sung-yueng (Swansea).

‘Third goalie’ keeps South Korea right

After a bright opening phase with multiple violations was the first big opportunity midway through the first period there is a for Sweden. After interaction between Granqvist and Marcus Berg appeared that last only for the Korean goalkeeper. That kept the striker of Al Ain with a handsome reflex of the opening goal. The Scandinavians continued to insist but just as in their last oefenmatchen against Denmark and Peru (both 0-0), showed the Scandinavians are under age for purpose. South Korea could be offensive, nor much to show.

After the break, shook the nets anyway. Granqvist kicked Sweden just past the hour with a penalty kick on edge. The ref from El Salvador showed the offense Claesson initially remained unpunished but put the ball still on the dot after the intervention of the videoref.

South Korea is still almost equal

South Korea was still a half hour to get something to the backlog to do. Hwang came up with a dangerous header near the second half but it remained 1-0. Sweden, where Beveren-striker Thelin in the 77th minute, if raids, held out.

Sunday lost to defending champion Germany in the same group surprisingly with 0-1 of Mexico. Saturday (June 23), the second day on the program. The posters are than South Korea/Mexico and Germany/Sweden.

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