Sweden national team

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MOSCOW, October 7. /TASS/. Team Sweden has scored a major victory over the team of Luxembourg with the score 8:0 in the qualifying match of world football championship of 2018 which will pass in Russia.

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Goals were scored by Andreas Granqvist (10th, 67 min, both from the penalty spot), Marcus Berg (18, 37, 54, 71), Mikael Lustig (60) and Ola Toivonen (76). In the standings of group A, the Swedes came in first place with 19 points and beating the French team, whose 17 points. Next come the Netherlands (13), Bulgaria (12), Belarus and Luxembourg (5). Later on Saturday will host matches of the Bulgaria – France and Belarus – the Netherlands.

Also on Saturday in group H national team of Belgium defeated the team of Bosnia and Herzegovina with the score 4:3, and the Estonian players defeated the representatives of Gibraltar – 6:0. In the standings, the leaders are the Belgians, already provided to itself participation in the world championship, followed by teams of Bosnia and Herzegovina (14), Greece (13), Estonia (11), Cyprus (10) and Gibraltar (0). Later on Saturday Greeks will play against the Cypriots.

In group B the teams of the Faroe Islands and Latvia is the winner not found – 0:0. In standings leader of the national team of Switzerland (21), followed by team Portugal (21), Hungary (12), Faroe Islands (9), Latvia and Andorra (4). Later on Saturday, the Andorrans will play with the Portuguese, the Swiss – with the Hungarians.

World Cup matches will be held from 14 June to 15 July 2018 in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Volgograd, Rostov-on-don, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg and Saransk.