Larsson A Step Closer To Brazil

12 October 2013 01:26
Seb Larsson helped Sweden secure a World Cup qualification play-off spot after the Scandinavians emerging victorious in their crunch clash with fellow hopefuls Austria.

Larsson played the full 90 minutes in Stockholm as Sweden recovered from a one goal half-time deficit to emerge 2-1 winners thanks to goals from Norwich’s Martin Olsson and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.That sealed second spot in qualification group C, behind leaders Germany, who confirmed their place in Brazil with a 3-0 win over the Republic of Ireland.Elsewhere, Sunderland midfielder David Vaughan also completed 90 minutes in Wales’ 1-0 win over Macedonia.Black Cats winger Emanuele Giaccherini was an unused substitute in Italy’s 2-2 draw in Denmark, while Ondrej Celustka was denied a debut for the Czech Republic after being left on the bench in a 4-1 win in Malta.

Source: Sunderland-Mad


World Cup Group G

Belgium 1 0 0 3 3
England 1 0 0 1 3
Tunisa 0 0 1 -1 0
Panama 0 0 1 -3 0
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