Friendly International: Sweden recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over Iceland 2-1

SãO JOãO DA VENDA. Sweden succeeded in turn the table against Iceland to win 2-1.

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SãO JOãO DA VENDA. Sweden found a way to turn the table against Iceland to win 2-1. It was Iceland to strike first with a goal of Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen at the 30′. Then it was a goal in the 85′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Jacob Ondrejka gave the win to Sweden in the 90′ minute with a goal.

Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen missed a decisive penalty (30′). That would have allowed Iceland to draw the match.​

The match was played at the Estádio Do Algarve stadium in São João da Venda on Thursday and it started at 6:00 pm local time.

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Sweden was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Iceland that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Sweden was more aggressive with 70 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sweden won the encounter.

Sweden shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Iceland shot 10 times, 6 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Sweden received 1 yellow card (Gustaf Lagerbielke). On the other side, Iceland received 3 yellow cards (Damir Muminovic, Júlíus Magnússon and V. Andrason).

After this encounter, Sweden has points to occupy the 0th place in the table. while Iceland stays with points (0th).

Match Events

  • 29'
    29'

    Gustaf Lagerbielke

  • 30'
    30'

    Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen

  • 30'
    30'

    Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen

    Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen

  • 46'
    46'

    O. Dovin

    Jacob Widell Zetterström

  • 61'
    61'

    Bjarni Mark Antonsson Duffield

    R. Þorkelsson

  • 61'
    61'

    H. Valdimarsson

    Frederik Schram

  • 64'
    64'

    Omar Faraj

    Carl Gustafsson

  • 64'
    64'

    Bilal Hussein

    Victor Edvardsen

  • 70'
    70'

    V. Andrason

    S. Magnússon

  • 70'
    70'

    Danijel Djuric

    Aron Sigurdarson

  • 71'
    71'

    Kristall Máni Ingason

    Aron Bjarnason

  • 75'
    75'

    Júlíus Magnússon

  • 77'
    77'

    Yasin Ayari

    Sebastian Nanasi

  • 77'
    77'

    Samuel Gustafson

    Armin Gigovic

  • 81'
    81'

    Damir Muminovic

  • 84'
    84'

    V. Andrason

  • 84'
    84'

    V. Andrason

  • 85'
    85'

    Elias Andersson

  • 85'
    85'

    Moustafa Zeidan

    Joel Asoro

  • 90'
    90'

    Jacob Ondrejka

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Sweden: Formation and Lineups

Sweden started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Jan Olof Andersson chose to play with the following team: Jacob Widell Zetterström (8.3), Josafat Mendes (6.8), Edvin Kurtulus (6.9), Gustaf Lagerbielke (6.8), Elias Andersson (7.8), Jacob Ondrejka (6.4), Carl Gustafsson (6.7), Armin Gigović (6.1), Sebastian Nanasi (6.5), Joel Asoro (6.8) and Victor Kaj Edvardsen (6.7).

Substitutes

Sweden made 5 changes: Jacob Widell Zetterström for O. Dovin (46′), Carl Gustafsson for Omar Faraj (64′), Victor Edvardsen for Bilal Hussein (64′), Armin Gigovic for Samuel Gustafson (77′) and Joel Asoro for Moustafa Zeidan (85′).

Best player: Jacob Widell Zetterström

The player that probably impressed the most for Sweden was the goalkeeper: Jacob Widell Zetterström. His rating is 8.31. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 4 saves.

Iceland: Formation and Lineups

Iceland started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

On the other side, Arnar Viðarsson played with: Frederik Schram (6.8), Hoskuldur Gunnlaugsson (7.2), Damir Muminović (6.8), Róbert Orri Þorkelsson (7.4), Davíð Kristján Ólafsson (7.6), Júlíus Magnússon (6.8), Aron Bjarnason (5.9), Dagur Dan Þórhallsson (6.6), Sævar Atli Magnússon (7.3), Aron Sigurðarson (7.2) and Sveinn Aron Guðjohnsen (6.5).

Substitutes

Iceland made 6 changes: R. Þorkelsson for Bjarni Mark Antonsson Duffield (61′), Frederik Schram for H. Valdimarsson (61′), S. Magnússon for V. Andrason (70′), Aron Sigurdarson for Danijel Djuric (70′), Aron Bjarnason for Kristall Máni Ingason (71′) and Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen for Í. Þorvaldsson (82′).

Top player: Davíð Kristján Ólafsson

The player who no doubt impressed Iceland the most was Davíð Kristján Ólafsson.

His rating is (7.6) with 49 passes (91% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Friendly International

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