Starting line-ups Sweden vs Slovakia: Euro 2021 predictions, live broadcast, TV, kick-off time, h2h results, odds today
Weden and Slovakia prepare to face off with a delicately balanced Group E after just one round of Euro 2020.
Slovakia got off to a perfect start with a surprise 2-1 victory over Poland, and are currently at the top of the group after Sweden’s draw against Spain.
This draw could prove to be extremely valuable for the Swedes as they have probably faced their toughest test in the squad now and are hoping for chances of qualifying for the round of 16.
As Poland and Spain face off in the other match, this game represents a great opportunity for Slovakia to advance to the round of 16 – or for Sweden to steal a march and take the lead of the group. with a victory.
Kick-off date, time and location
Sweden v Slovakia is scheduled to kick off at 2 p.m. BST on Friday, June 18, 2021.
The match will take place at Gazprom Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Where to watch Sweden vs Slovakia
TV channel: The match will be broadcast for free on BBC One.
Direct: UK viewers will be able to watch the match online via the BBC iPlayer.
The starting teams Sweden vs Slovakia
Sweden: Olsen, Lustig, Lindelof, Danielson, Augustinsson, Sebastian Larsson, Olsson, Ekdal, Forsberg, Berg, Isak
Subscribers: Bengtsson, Johnsson, Svensson, Helander, Sema, Krafth, Claesson, Jansson, Kulusevski, Quaison, Nordfeldt, Cajuste
Slovakia: Dubravka, Pekarik, Satka, Skriniar, Hubocan, Kucka, Hrosovsky, Koscelnik, Hamsik, Mak, Duda
Submarines: Valjent, Gregus, Weiss, Bozenik, Benes, Kuciak, Hancko, Haraslin, Duris, Lobotka, Rodak, Hromada
Teams Sweden vs Slovakia
Goalkeepers: Karl-Johan Johnsson, Kristoffer Nordfeldt, Robin Olsen
Defenders: Emil Krafth, Victor Lindelof, Marcus Danielson, Martin Olsson, Ludwig Augustinsson, Pontus Jansson, Filip Helander, Mikael Lustig, Andreas Granqvist
Midfielder : Emil Forsberg, Ken Sema, Viktor Claesson, Dejan Kulusevski, Sebastian Larsson, Albin Ekdal, Kristoffer Olsson, Jens-Lys Cajuste, Mattias Svanberg, Gustav Svensson
Forward: Marcus Berg, Alexander Isak, Robin Quaison, Jordan Larsson
Goalkeepers: Martin Dubravka, Marek Rodak, Dusan Kuciak
Defenders: Peter Pekarik, Lubomir Satka, Denis Vavro, Milan Skriniar, Tomas Hubocan, Jakub Holubek
Midfielder : Marek Hamsik, Stanislav Lobotka, Patrik Hrosovsky, Juraj Kucka, Ondrej Duda, Robert Mak, Vladimir Weiss, Laszlo Benes, Lukas Haraslin, Tomas Suslov, Matus Bero, Erik Jirka
Forward: Michal Duris, Robert Bozenik, David Strelec
Prediction Sweden vs Slovakia
Slovakia’s strong start was enough to beat Poland, and Sweden will need to be on guard. Victor Lindelof shone in an impressive rearguard display against the Spaniards, but the Swedes will have to gain the upper hand this time around – so expect a close game.
History and results of face to face (h2h)
Betting odds and tips
Alexander Isak will score at any time: 31/20