Sweden to take on the sixth placed Swiss tomorrow
July 3, 2018 4:04 am
It is 24 years since Sweden won a knockout game at the World Cup, while opponents Switzerland have not scored a goal at this stage since 1954.
But despite that limited pedigree, both will sides will have realistic ambitions of reaching the latter stages in Russia.
The Swiss, who sit sixth in the Fifa rankings, are the highest-placed side in the bottom half of the draw, while the Swedes come into this game on a high following the impressive 3-0 win against Mexico, their biggest World Cup victory since 1994.
Sweden plays Switzerland at 2am tomorrow and you can watch it live on FBC TV.