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Íñigo Martínez
Mikel Oyarzabal
Fabián Ruiz
3 - 0
Penalty Goal
2 - 0
Sergio Ramos
Penalty Goal
1 - 0
Jordi Alba
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Match Stats

74% 25%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 7 1
Total Passes 843 296
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Spain ESP Spain 10 8 2 0 31 5 +26 26 W W D D W
2 Sweden SWE Sweden 10 6 3 1 23 9 +14 21 W W D W D
3 Norway NOR Norway 10 4 5 1 19 11 +8 17 W W D D D
4 Romania ROU Romania 10 4 2 4 17 15 +2 14 L L D W W
5 Faroe Islands FRO Faroe Islands 10 1 0 9 4 30 -26 3 L L W L L
6 Malta MLT Malta 10 1 0 9 3 27 -24 3 L L L L L


Final Tournament


The summer starts for both sides now - it'll be September when Euro 2020 qualification starts up again. On this evidence, neither Spain nor Sweden should have too many problems getting through to the finals, but then we all know a lot can change in football in three months. That's all for now. Goodbye!
That result leaves Spain five points clear at the top of Group F with 12 points. Sweden stay second on seven points, ahead of Romania on goal difference after they beat Malta 4-0. The Swedes won't be too disheartened - Spain are a top-class opponent and they won't play anyone tougher than them in this group.
Spain cement their position at the top of Group F, making it four wins in a row with a convincing victory over their nearest challengers Sweden. Sweden were as committed as you'd expect and could have nabbed a draw until Larsson's silly handball let Ramos give Spain the lead from the penalty spot. After that, fatigue set in for Sweden and Morata and Oyarzabal sealed Spain's win.
90' + 2' Spain keep coming. First Isco shoots wide from a half-chance in the box, then Busquets balloons a shot over the bar. Finally Fabian's shot is blocked by Johansson, who've had a hard shift. Sweden win a throw wide left but that's it now - the referee blows his whistle!
90' There will be three added minutes. Sweden look spent and need to avoid suffering a heavier defeat now.
Íñigo Martínez
88' Spain make their final substitution as Real Sociedad centre-back Llorente replaces Martinez for the last few minutes.
Fabián Ruiz
87' Fabian will claim the assist for that. A three-goal defeat is a little harsh on Sweden but they've offered next to nothing up front.
Mikel Oyarzabal
87' GOAL! 3-0 SPAIN! It's a lovely one too. Sweden leave themselves open at the back. Fabian feeds Oyarzabal who shapes his body wonderfully and curls a left-footed shot past the diving Olsen into the far bottom corner. 
K. Olsson
A. Ekdal
86' Sweden make another change - Olsson comes on for Ekdal. It's probably too late for them now.
Penalty Goal
85' GOAL! 2-0 SPAIN! Morata is the one to take the penalty this time and scores as easily as Ramos did earlier. Sweden will have to accept defeat.
84' It's another penalty for Spain! A mistake upfield leaves Sweden in trouble. Lustig slides in on Morata as he bursts into the box and brings the striker down unfairly.
A. Isak
S. Larsson
82' Sweden finally make a sub. Larsson goes off and is replaced by Isak, who spent this past season banging in goals for Willem II in the Eredivisie.
81' A lovely round-the-corner pass by Busquets for Parejo almost presents him with a shooting chance. Sweden's centre-backs rush in to close down though.
79' Sweden are far too slow in working the ball up the pitch. Oyarzabal presses Olsen and the keeper hashes a clearance out for a throw to raucous cheers from the home crowd. Sweden really should be more aggressive at this stage.
77' Spain win the ball back and pass it around, only for Alba to give it away. Isco is forced to commit a foul to prevent Sweden from getting forward.
75' Sweden pressure Spain into a few headed clearances from their box. The away side regroup by passing back to Olsen. They've not been great up front but they only need one good chance.
74' Spain still look the more likely to score the next goal. Sweden are getting time on the ball but can't do much more than pass it around their back six.
Mikel Oyarzabal
72' Spain make another change. Rodrigo is replaced by Oyarzabal.
70' That Ramos penalty is still Spain's only shot on target this half. Guess you can't complain if it was a goal.
68' Now Sweden are getting more time on the ball. Spain's midfielders win the ball back and sashay forward. Rodrigo picks up the ball in space wide right but can't get a shot away.
66' Sweden immediately go forward and get a corner off Alba. They can't do anything with it though as Berg heads wide. What was Larsson thinking?
64' Straight after the goal, Spain make their first change - Asensio off, Morata on. That was coming before the penalty anyway.
Sergio Ramos
Penalty Goal
64' GOAL! 1-0 SPAIN! Ramos steps up, pauses for a moment and coolly sends Olsen the wrong way! You can't say that Spain don't deserve it. What can Sweden do going forward now?
62' Another Spain attack, another Spain corner off Jansson. This time it's taken short and Larsson unwisely raises his arm to block Asensio's cross! It's a definite penalty.
61' Sweden get their first shot for a while as Quaison and Berg play a nice one-two, presenting Quaison with a routine shot into Kepa's arms. Not that scary for Spain but it shows that they still need to stay alert.
59' Spain get a more fortunate corner after Lustig makes a hash of a routine header away but manages to block Asensio's opportunistic shot. Sweden get it away again.
57' Spain win yet another corner, off Lustig this time. Asensio's corner is dealt with easily. Sweden are typically well-organised.
55' The Bernabeu crowd have resorted to starting a Mexican wave. The game isn't that bad, as the following proves! Sweden end another Spain attack but venture forward sloppily. Spain break quickly and Isco fizzes a shot just wide of Olsen's far post. That's their best chance in a while.
53' It's another Spain corner off Augustinsson. Carvajal getting forward is causing him problems. This time Parejo lofts the corner to Isco who tries an audacious first-time volley from outside the box and isn't too far away. It isn't on target though.
51' Parejo feigns to cross from the right but instead looks to switch play to Alba on the opposite side. Alba doesn't expect it and the ball bounces out for a throw. Not great stuff.
50' Ramos challenges for the header but only succeeds in taking a few Swedish players out. Jansson stays down dazed briefly but looks to be OK.
49' Sweden try to prevent Spain from passing out from the back but the home side work around it easily. Carvajal's cross is blocked by Augustinsson. Spain corner.
47' Sweden start the half brightly and Augustinsson's shot is doubly blocked by Carvajal and Ramos. Parejo eventually wins a free-kick. Sweden look more lively already.
46' Sweden get the second half underway! 
Spain had 13 shots to Sweden's two in that first half but didn't have a shot on target after the first 20 minutes. Can Sweden hold on in the second half, or even get a goal to really make things interesting?
It's been one-way traffic so far. Spain have been dominant and have forced Olsen into some smart saves, particularly at the start of the half. Sweden are lucky that Rodrigo was offside when Spain eventually did get the ball in the net. They'll either need their luck to hold, or they'll need to be more adventurous to get a result here.
45' + 2' First Parejo's shot from outside the box goes wide, then Carvajal's effort deflects off Augustinsson and goes out for a corner. Olsen gives away another corner. Martinez gets his head on the ball but can only nod wide and Ramos blazes over. That'll be that for now.
45' Sweden are clinging on at the moment! Helander gives away another corner. Sweden can't clear it but Jansson heads away just as the ball bounces in front of goal. There will be two added minutes.
43' Sweden spot an opening but give the ball away and leave themselves open to the counter-attack. Thankfully for them Isco can't find the right pass. Ekdal gives away a corner a few seconds later. Spain want to go in at the break with the lead.
41' Spain make an extended attack on Sweden's box yet Sweden stand firm, heading several crosses away. The spell ends when Lustig blocks Parejo's cross.
39' Spain are huffing and puffing but they're not creating much. Sweden will be pleased if they get to half-time level.
37' Fabian unleashes a left-footed shot from outside the box that whistles over Olsen's bar. Sweden are defending well and are largely holding Spain at arm's length.
35' Isco has a shot blocked. Now Sweden get a rare spell on the ball. Forsberg cuts inside from the left and tries to shoot from range but Martinez is in the way.
33' Olsen lumps the ball forward from the goal kick. Quaison is fouled by Busquets but Sweden can't keep the ball in Spain's half for long. Spain go up the other end and win a corner off Larsson. Larsson makes amends by winning a free kick.
31' Parejo balloons the free-kick out of play. That could have been much better. Spain rebuild and Jansson bravely heads a Carvajal cross out for a throw with Rodrigo lurking. Sweden eventually get a goal kick.
29' Spain resume their pressure. Isco tries to skip through the middle and is brought down by Johansson 40 yards from goal.
J. Johansson
V. Claesson
27' There's the substitution - Claesson is replaced by Johansson.
26' Claesson stays down after Alba's challenge. He looks to be in some pain and has to be helped off the field by two backroom staff. His game looks done.
Jordi Alba
Yellow Card
24' Sweden finally get the opportunity to counter-attack through the middle and Alba is booked for tugging down Claesson. Alba isn't happy with that decision.
22' Spain tip-tap the ball around in the way they do so well, looking for an opening. Sweden are going to have to stay patient.
20' Sweden drop back as they try to see this period of Spain dominance out. They get some temporary respite after Asensio is offside, but Spain just keep coming straight back at the moment.
18' That's four shots on target for Spain in the opening 20 minutes. It looks like Olsen will need to stay alert today.
16' Olsen is a busy man! Straight after Spain's corner, the Swedish keeper is forced to save another long-range shot from Parejo. He then pushes away Ramos' header from the corner and Isco's follow-up shot from outside the box! The pressure seems unbearable and Spain eventually bundle the ball in the net, but Alba's ball for Parejo in the build-up is offside.
14' A first chance for Spain! Fabian cheekily feigns to shoot, leaves Larsson in the air, and curls a shot towards the top far corner that Olsen gets his fingertips on! Spain corner. 
13' Sweden win a throw down their left which Augustinsson takes. Ramos intercepts and is pressured by Augustinsson near the corner flag but cannily goes down. Spain free-kick.
11' Spain come forward again after the delay. Carvajal's cross for Rodrigo bounces over the striker's head. No matter - Rodrigo's offside anyway.
9' Augustinsson powers forward but his touch is loose and Carvajal steals the ball. Andersson is furious with the officials down on the touchline and is ordered by the ref to calm down. Unsure why he's so angry - Carvajal's challenge looked fine.
7' Spain win the first corner of the game after Jansson clears a cross. Sweden head it away but only as far as Asensio. Ramos tries to get on the end of his delivery but it bounces harmlessly out of play.
5' Sweden win possession near the halfway line and make their way upfield. Quaison has a shot blocked. The Mainz 05 man has been in good scoring form of late.
3' Spain dominate possession early on as Sweden wisely sit deep and ease into the game. Asensio has a cross headed away. Spain get a free-kick on the left flank after Claesson fouls Alba.
1' And we're off! This meeting of Group F's current top two sides is underway.
The two sides observe a minute's silence on the centre circle - and it's impeccably observed too. We're seconds away from kick-off...
On paper this looks like this will be an entertaining game - both sides have scored eight goals in their three games so far. Will Sweden come out and play, or will they look to keep it tight against a Spain side likely to top Group F?
Luis Enrique is still away for personal reasons, so his assistant Robert Moreno takes the opportunity to rotate Spain's side, making eight changes from the team that easily saw off the Faroe Islands in Torshavn last week. Out go the likes of Gaya, Navas, Hermoso, and in come Carvajal, Alba, Busquets and Moreno in what looks like close to a first XI. Jan Olof Andersson, meanwhile, only makes one change from last Friday as Larsson comes in midfield for Olsson.
SUBS: Sebastian Andersson, John Guidetti, Kristoffer Olsson, Jimmy Durmaz, Kristoffer Nordfeldt, Alexander Isak, Niklas Hult, Jakob Johansson, Karl-Johan Johnsson, Emil Krafth, Per Karlsson, Gustav Svensson.
SWEDEN (4-4-2): Robin Olsen; Mikael Lustig, Filip Helander, Pontus Jansson, Ludwig Augustinsson; Viktor Claesson, Sebastian Larsson, Albin Ekdal (c), Emil Forsberg; Marcus Berg, Robin Quaison.
SUBS: Rodrigo, Pau Lopez, Jesus Navas, Diego Llorente, David de Gea, Alvaro Morata, Mario Hermoso, Sergi Roberto, Jose Gaya, Mikel Oyarzabal, Iago Aspas, Santi Cazorla.
SPAIN (4-3-3): Kepa Arrizabalaga; Daniel Carvajal, Inigo Martinez, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba; Daniel Parejo, Sergio Busquets, Fabian Ruiz; Marco Asensio, Rodrigo Moreno, Isco.
Right behind them are Sweden who themselves dispatched Malta comfortably 3-0 last week. The Swedes are on seven points, two behind Spain, and also remain unbeaten in Group F. Spain are rightly favourites to win today, but a result for Sweden certainly isn't out of the question.
The Euro 2020 qualifiers are only a few games old but Spain and Sweden already look favourites to finish in the top two of Group F and automatically qualify for the final tournament. Spain have picked up where they left off in March, beating the Faroe Islands away 4-1 last week to top the group with nine points after three consecutive wins.
Hello and welcome to our live text commentary of this UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying Group F match between Spain and Sweden at the Santiago Bernabeu.