The Swedish national coach Janne Andersson has only twenty players are taken to Sochi, where his team Saturday struggles with Germany. In the selection of Sweden were a flu virus around, and three players have now been affected by gastroenteritis.
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“Because it may be infectious, we have them for the security in the hotel in our base camp left,” said Andersson. “It does get better with they and they will close on the day of the competition back with us.”
It comes to the defenders Filip Helander and Pontus Jansson and midfielder Marcus Rohdén. Only Jansson had a rise during the first team contest at the world cup against South Korea (1-0). He replaced then central in the back the ill Victor Lindelöf. The three stayed home players come Saturday still from Krasnodar to Sochi, where at 20h (Belgium time) showdown with the reigning world champion begins. The Germans are after the 0-1 defeat against Mexico undoubtedly burned on a revenge.
Behind the name of the slightly injured striker Isaac Kiese Thelin is a question mark. The Swede, by Anderlecht last season on loan to Waasland-Beveren, stumbled Thursday at training and last to the single. Against the Koreans if Thelin in the 77th minute raids for Toivonen.