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Sweden


Federation founded: 1904
FIFA member since: 1904

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - Did not participate
1934 - Second round exit
1938 - 4th place
1950 - 3rd place
1954 - Did not qualify
1958 - Beaten finalist
1962 - Did not qualify
1966 - Did not qualify
1970 - First round exit
1974 - Second phase exit
1978 - First round exit
1982 - Did not qualify
1986 - Did not qualify
1990 - First round exit
1994 - 3rd place
1998 - Did not qualify
2002 - Second round exit
2006 - Second round exit

 
STATISTICS
Played
46
Won
16
Drawn
13
Lost
17
Goals for
74
Goals against
69
Points
61
Sweden are 8th on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
8-0 vs Cuba in 1938.
Biggest defeat:
1-7 vs Brazil in 1950.
Overall topscorer:
Kennet Andersson and Henrik Larsson, 5 goals.
Most appearances:
Henrik Larsson, 13 matches.
Hosted the World Cup:
1958

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Lennart "Nacka" Skoglund
Gunnar Nordahl
Ronnie Hellström
Henrik Larsson

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1934 1R Argentina W 3-2 QF Germany L 1-2 1938 1R (walkover - Austria withdrew) QF Cuba W 8-0 SF Hungary L 1-5 3/4 Brazil L 2-4 1950 1R Italy W 3-2 1R Paraguay D 2-2 FP Brazil L 1-7 FP Uruguay L 2-3 FP Spain W 3-1 1958 1R Mexico W 3-0 1R Hungary W 2-1 1R Wales D 0-0 QF Soviet Union W 2-0 SF West Germany W 3-1 F Brazil L 2-5 1970 1R Italy L 0-1 1R Israel D 1-1 1R Uruguay W 1-0 1974 1R Bulgaria D 0-0 1R Netherlands D 0-0 1R Uruguay W 3-0 2Ph Poland L 0-1 2Ph West Germany L 2-4 2Ph Yugoslavia W 2-1 1978 1R Brazil D 1-1 1R Austria L 0-1 1R Spain L 0-1 1990 1R Brazil L 1-2 1R Scotland L 1-2 1R Costa Rica L 1-2 1994 1R Cameroon D 2-2 1R Russia W 3-1 1R Brazil D 1-1 2R Saudi Arabia W 3-1 QF Romania [5-4 ap] D 2-2 SF Brazil L 0-1 F Bulgaria W 4-0 2002 1R England D 1-1 1R Nigeria W 2-1 1R Argentina D 1-1 2R Senegal [gg] L 1-2 2006 1R Trinidad & Tobago D 0-0 1R Paraguay W 1-0 1R England D 2-2 2R Germany L 0-2

 

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