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Larsson A Step Closer To Brazil
Published : 12 Oct 2013 13:26:41Rss feed
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.
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