Led by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thursday, the Swedish selection collapsed in Georgia, facing the training led by Willy Sagnol (2-0). Spain can take the lead in this 2022 World Cup qualifying group.
Package for Euro 2020 last June, Zlatan Ibrahimovic made a comeback in Swedish selection for the last two matches of the 2020 World Cup qualifiers, when his team are first in Group B ahead of Spain. If the winner of the group will be qualified for Qatar, the 2nd will play play-offs which promise to be difficult.
But the Swedes had a bad operation Thursday night, losing in Georgia (2-0). The 40-year-old striker, associated with the prodigy Alexander Isaac in attack, never found the fault and the team led by Willy Sagnol created a surprise in the second half with a double from Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (61st and 78th)!
Spain did not ask for so much. The Furia Roja of Luis Enrique, 2nd two points from Sweden, can take the lead in case of victory in Greece in the evening, and will be in a strong position in the group “final” against Ibra and his teammates , Saturday in Seville. The Georgians of the former right side of the Blues finished 4th.
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