Match Game 12 Summary: Sweden 1 vs South Korea 0
The match between Sweden and South Korea started out with both sides being quite physical and at the end of the first half, there has been 23 fouls – the most fouls at any game in the 2018 World Cup. It was their first encounter at the World Cup.
In the 65′ minute, defender, Andreas Granqvist fantastically converted a penalty, sending the South Korean goalkeeper the wrong way to give Sweden the lead. This was Sweden’s first win at the World Cup in an opening match since the 1950 edition.