Germany will be looking to seal their round of 16 spots when they take on Sweden in their second Group F game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Fisht Stadium on 23rd June. It will be more of an end to Sweden’s hope of making it to the knockout stages if they lose this one. They’ll have to ensure that even if they lose, they lose by a minimal margin. With Germany being one side assured to take one round of 16 spots, it is most likely going to come down to a three-way tie between Sweden, South Korea, and Mexico for the second spot. Goal difference will play a pivotal role, and hence Sweden will have to play their best football against Germany if they are to keep themselves alive in the FIFA World Cup.
For the fans, it will be an enjoyable watch as both sides will be looking to attack more and more. Germany’s attacking prowess needs no special mention as they have proved how ruthless they can be when at their best. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic not in their line up anymore, Sweden’s strength now lies in their defense. The likes of Granqvist, Lindelof, and Olsson will have the responsibility of seeing their side against Germany. It will be a battle to watch out for every football fan between Germany’s attack and Sweden’s defense. To ensure no fan misses out on this one, we bring you all the details about this matchup to keep you a little ahead of your busy schedule.
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The German fans will be able to catch all the action on their choice of the device via ARD and ZDF’s official websites. The facility will be made available to the Swedish fans by their official broadcasters, SVT and TV4. The fans from America will be able to enjoy Germany taking on Sweden on FOX Sports’ live stream channel dedicated entirely to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. beIN Sports will stream the match live for fans in the Middle East and North Africa along France and a few other European nations.
Germany vs Sweden Live Stream Online
Sony’s official app Sony LIV will serve all the fans from Asian Subcontinent. Amongst other top channels will be Kwese Sports, Canal+, and SuperSport for African fans, BBC and ITV for the fans from the UK, Optus Sports in Australia, DirecTV in the Caribbean, and Sky in the Oceania countries. Fans from countries where no official live stream is available can choose from top VPN Services like BestVPN, IPVanish, or ExpressVPN and enjoy the match without any trouble. If your cable is becoming a trouble for you, you can enjoy the match on sticky bundles like Sling TV, fuboTV, or PlayStation Vue with high quality and speed at a price much lower than what you’ve been paying for your cable service. Don’t miss out Germany vs Mexico match on 17th June 2018
The Group F game between Germany and Sweden is scheduled for a 21:00 local time kick-off on 23rd June 2018 at the Fisht Stadium. Fisht Stadium is amongst the top venues for the 2018 FIFA World Cup hosting 4 group stage games, including Germany vs Sweden, a round of 16 matches, and a quarter-final. The stadium has a seating capacity of over 40,000 people and is only the second stadium in the world to host both Winter Olympics and FIFA World Cup.
Game: Germany vs Sweden
Date: 23rd June 2018
Stadium: Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi (Russia)
Competition: FIFA World Cup second round
Kickoff time: 21:00 (UTC/GMT+3, local time)
More about team schedules
Germany World cup schedule for 2018 World cup.
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Germany will be looking to rest their key players and test their bench strength against Sweden while Sweden will have to come out with their best possible XI. Sweden’s attack will have to step up to match with their defensive line up if they are to make something out of their match against Germany. Here is how the two sides are likely to be on paper when they face off each other.
Sweden Probable XI:
Olsen (GK); Lindelof, Granqvist, Olsson, Lustig; Larsson, Forsberg, Hiljemark; Berg, Toivonen, Nyman
Germany Probable XI:
Ter Stegen (GK); Rudiger, Sule, Ginter, Kimmich; Draxler, Gundogan, Sane, Ozil; Muller, Wagner
Matches Played: 22
The official broadcast for Germany vs Sweden will begin soon after the South Korea Mexico game with a preview show covering up lineups and latest build up stories. It will be a late night start for fans from the major part of the world barring the American fans, for whom it will be more of a midday start. The match will be broadcasted live on FOX Sports in America, on DirecTV in the Caribbean, on Sky Pacific in Oceania, on BBC and ITV in the UK, on beIN Sports in France and all of Middle East and North Africa, on Optus Sports in Australia, and on Sony ESPN in the Asian Subcontinent.
United Kingdom: ITV 1
United States: FOX Network
Germany: ARD Das Erste; Sky Sport; SRF Zwei; ORF eins
Sweden: TV4 Sweden
Canada: TSN 1;3;4;5
Sweden will be giving in their everything to keep themselves alive at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Germany will confirm their round of 16 berths with a win against Sweden. It will be Germany’s progress and Sweden’s survival at stake when these two sides clash. Considering all the possibilities, team strength, chances of an upset, bookmaker’s odds, and recent forms, it won’t be wrong to say that the best result Sweden can eke out will be a draw and that too is least likely to happen. Our final scoreline prediction reads Sweden 0-2 Germany.
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