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Sweden vs. South Korea, World Cup: Confirmed lineups; how to watch

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Previews - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images

It should be a big day at the World Cup today, as both Belgium and England begin play, but first we have a bit of a warm-up with a Zlatan-less Sweden taking on South Korea in Nizhny Novgorod.

Hopefully it turns into a better game than yesterday’s early match between Costa Rica and Serbia.

Here we go!

(No live blog on this one, but should one for both Belgium vs. Panama and Tunisia vs. England.)


Sweden starting XI:
Olsen | Granqvist, Lustig, Jansson, Augustinsson, Larsson, Ekdal, Forsberg, Claesson, Berg, Toivonen

Substitutes from: Lindelof, Olsson, Guidetti, Johnsson, Svensson, Helander, Hiljemark, Krafth, Rohden, Durmaz, Thelin, Nordfelt

South Korea starting XI:
H.Cho | J.Park, Y.Kim, Y.Lee, H.Jang, S.Ki, J.Koo, J.Lee, Sh.Kim, H.Son, H.Hwang

Substitutes from: Se.Kim, S.Jung, B.Oh, Y.Yun, S.Ju, S.Lee, M.Kim, C.Hong, W.Jung, S.Moon, J.Kim, Y.Ko


Date / Time: Sunday, June 18, 2018, 13:00 BST; 8am EDT
Venue: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod
Referee: Joel Aguilar (El Salvador)
On TV: ITV 1 (UK); Fox Sports 1, Telemundo (USA); elsewhere
Streaming online: ITV Hub (UK); FOX Sports Go, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo; Sling World Cup (USA)

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