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Sweden vs Poland: Euros preview

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weden are already guaranteed a place in the last-16 at Euro 2020, and Group E rivals will be hoping to join them as the two nations meet on Wednesday night.

The Swedes are top of the group with four points, and are guaranteed to finish as one of the best third-placed teams at the tournament.

Should the Swedes lose and the other game end as a draw, then Sweden, Slovakia and Poland would be split for first to third place on results between the three teams.

As for Poland, they can finish second if they win and Slovakia vs Spain doesn’t end as a draw.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Sweden vs Poland is scheduled for a 5pm BST kick-off on Wednesday, June 23, 2021.

The match will be held at Gazprom Arena in St Petersburg, Russia.

Where to watch Sweden vs Poland

TV channel: The match will be televised on ITV for free.

Live stream: UK viewers will be able to watch the match online via the ITV Hub.

Sweden vs Poland team news

Poland could be without defender Jan Bednarek and midfielder Jakub Moder because of injury.

Sweden coach Janne Andersson may decide to change his lineup now that qualification is guaranteed, and give some game time to fringe players.

Dejan Kulusevski could return for Sweden after being left on the bench against Slovakia. The winger had just returned to full training after completing a period of self-isolation after contracting Covid-19.

Sweden XI: Olsen; Lustig, Lindelöf, Danielson, Augustinsson; S Larsson, Ekdal, Olsson, Forsberg; Isak, Quaison

Poland XI: Szczesny; Bereszynski, Bednarek, Glik; Jozwiak, Moder, Krychowiak, Zielinski, Puchacz; Lewandowski, Swiderski

Lustig, Olsson (Sweden) and Jozwiak, Klich, Lewandowski, Moder (Poland) will miss the next match if they are booked.

Sweden vs Poland prediction

Sweden will clearly want to finish the group stage as strongly as possible, but Poland will be desperate for a result to take them through. Poland need a win, but we’re backing a draw as the most likely outcome.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Betting odds and tips

Robert Lewandowski to score anytime: 21/20


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