The national team of Sweden started the World Cup tournament with match against South Korea.
Sweden - South Korea 1:0
Goals: Granqvist, 65 (penalty).
Sweden: Olsen - Lustig, Granquist, Augustinsson, Jansson - Claesson, Larsson (Swenson, 81), Ekdal (Hilemark, 71), Forsberg - Toivonen (Telin, 77), Berg.
South Korea: Cho Hen Wu - Lee Yong, Chan Hyun Su, Kim Yong Gwon, Park Chu Ho (Kim Min Wu, 29) - Li Zhe Son, Ki Song Yong, Ku Cha Chol (Li Sung Wu, 73) - Song Hyun Min, Kim Sin Uk (Chung Wu Yen, 67), Hwang Chi Chang.
The Scandinavians were expected to be a more organized team. Asians responded with speedy attacks, which did not end with success. The Swedes could score, but Berg could not defeat the goalkeeper from a few meters from the gate.
In the second half, the Swedish team continued to actively attack and soon got a great chance to score. The judge after watching the video replay decided to put a penalty in the gates of South Korea. Granqvist came to the ball and just struck in the right corner.
We recall, in the other match of Group F Germany unexpectedly lost to Mexicans.