SWE­DEN

Daily Mail - - World Cup 2018 -

JANNE ANDERSSON

Led Nor­rkop­ing to the Swedish ti­tle in 2015 be­fore tak­ing the reins af­ter Euro 2016. He is a strong per­son­al­ity, rub­bish­ing talk of a come­back for re­tired striker Zla­tan Ibrahi­movic. He said: ‘If you re­jected the team, I do not think you should come back.’

THE STAR EMIL FORS­BERG

Swe­den will be look­ing to the RB Leipzig winger (right), who has been linked with a move to Ar­se­nal this sum­mer, to pro­vide the at­tack­ing im­pe­tus.

THE PROSPECT VIC­TOR LINDELOF

Heads to Rus­sia with a point to prove af­ter the cen­tre back failed to make k an im­pact i ti in his hi first fi t sea­son at Manch­ester United.

KEY STRENGTH

By see­ing off Italy in the play-offs, the Swedes have proven they can rise to the oc­ca­sion in do-or­die matches.

BIG­GEST WEAK­NESS

With­out Ibrahi­movic, Mar­cus Berg will be their main goal threat. While the 31-year-old top-scored in qual­i­fy­ing with eight, he now plays for Al Ain in the UAE.

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