"So very unfortunate, very lucky for Sweden, they scored the goal, winning the game on that and now in the in the quarter-finals".
Both teams were wasteful in possession and guilty of the sort of poor finishing and unimaginative midfield play that had boos and whistles ringing around the St Petersburg stadium from as early as the 25th minute.
Sweden have been playing as organized and team-oriented soccer as anyone at the World Cup this year, and they will need to be just as sound in all facets again on Tuesday.
A tight last 16 match was opened up by Forsberg in the 66th minute, when he found some space on the edge of the area and fired in a low drive which Yann Sommer would have fielded, but Manuel Akanji deflected it into the other side of the goal.
It promises to be a fascinating encounter as Sweden & Switzerland face off for a place in the quarter finals.
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"It's the biggest goal of my career, one of the biggest moments in my career too". He previously appeared as a substitute in Sweden's wins against South Korea and Mexico.
Sweden right back Mikael Lustig will miss the quarterfinals after collecting his second yellow card of the tournament for a tug on Josip Drmic in the first half.
A blow for Sweden is that they will battle the Swiss without the services of influential midfielder Sebastian Larsson whose incisive crosses and set-pieces have proven useful in the tournament.
- Switzerland have still never won a World Cup knockout match; suffering elimination in all seven matches, including their last four round of 16 games (in 1994, 2006, 2014 and 2018).
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Doubts over North Korea's intentions have deepened amid reports that it is continuing to produce fissile material for weapons. Physically, we would be able to dismantle the overwhelming bulk of their programs within a year", Bolton said.
There was another success for the video assistant referee.
Sweden were given a late penalty when Michael Lang was sent off for bringing down Martin Olsson when through on goal, but after consulting VAR the foul was judged to be outside the area and a free-kick awarded instead.
It didn't matter, though.
At the other end Granit Xhaka hammered one shot narrowly over before Blerim Dzemaili followed suit.
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Despite failing to rid themselves of their second-round curse, Layun was proud of Mexico's campaign in Russian Federation . The same tactic worked wonders for the team when they defeated Germany in the group stage.