Sweden striker John Guidetti scored his first international goal in more than two years as they drew 1-1 with Slovakia in a friendly at the Friends Arena on Tuesday.
Hugely popular with Sweden's fans, Guidetti had managed only one goal, against Wales in June 2016, in his previous 24 appearances for his country.
Yet he popped up to rifle home a loose ball seven minutes into the second half, and his relief at ending his drought was palpable.
That strike, however, did little to relieve the pressure...
Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen pulled off a world-class save as his side held Russia to a 0-0 draw in their Nations League B, Group 2 clash in Kaliningrad on Thursday.
Both teams exited this year's World Cup at the quarterfinal stage and Sweden once again showcased the defensive stability that has made them so hard to beat under coach Janne Andersson.
The hosts failed to convert their dominance of possession into shots on target until 10 minutes from full-time, when Olsen had to make a superb, acrobatic...
Jose Mourinho once had Zlatan Ibrahimovic to help him out at Manchester United. Nowadays, his attention has reportedly switched to another Swedish veteran, Andreas Granqvist, who is rumoured to be a target ahead of the January transfer window.
"I am not closing any doors, and flattered to even be linked with such a big team," the 33-year-old defender told Expressen from Helsingborg where he plays in the second division.
Second division? Yes, you have read that right. Back in January, Granqvist...