Sweden have qualified for the 2018 Russia World Cup after dramatically beating Italy 1-0 to book their place at the expense of the 2006 World Cup champions following their two-legged play-off tie. This shocking turn of events has been considered the shock result of the entire World Cup qualifiers. Confidence is high in the Swedish camp and they have nothing to lose at the World Cup in Russia this summer.
Sweden are currently in a transitional period due to the retirement of star player Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Speculation surrounding his return has been highly disputed, not as popular as people would expect, Sweden will most probably be hoping to cement a new generation of players in the senior squad lead by their new captain Andreas Granqvist. Stars like John Guidetti, Emil Forsberg and Marcus Berg will be looking to step up to the mantle and steer Sweden into a new direction.
Football Ticket Pad offer a great selection of Sweden Football tickets in the 2018 Russia World Cup. Safely purchase your tickets using our secure platform, backed by a 100% money back guarantee.
100% Ticket Guarantee
Your tickets are guaranteed no matter what. Never miss the chance to watch the match of a lifetime.
We use high levels of data encryption here and do not share your data with any third party vendors!
Rated 5 stars
We are proud to offer a five star buying experience and after sales care. Read our reviews
Sweden booked their spot at Russia 2018 thanks to a 1-0 aggregate play-off win over Italy, having finished second in Europe's Group A to return to the global finals for the first time since Germany 2006. Sweden fans will be travelling in numbers to Russia and customers can safely secure their Sweden World Cup tickets now.
Janne Andersson's side condemned Italy to missing their first World Cup in 60 years with a 0-0 draw at the San Siro ensuring a 1-0 aggregate win to provide one of the biggest shocks in qualifying so far. The qualifying group consisted of huge pedigree in Netherlands, France, Sweden, Bulgaria, Belarus, and Luxembourg.The group winners, France, qualified directly for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with Sweden having to settle for runners-up to advance to the play-offs as one of the best 8 runners-up.
Sweden won six of their ten matches to finish ahead of Netherlands in third place on goal difference. An 8-0 victory over Luxembourg in the penultimate round of fixtures proved to be a pivotal moment in terms of the goal difference tally which ultimately prevented Netherlands from finishing above them thanks to four goals from Marcus Berg. An impressive 2-1 victory over France was another highlight from their campaign and goes to show that they are more than capable of competing with the best this summer at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Sweden have been handed another tricky group in Russia. They have been drawn into Group F with world champions Germany, Mexico and South Korea. Catch Sweden in Russia with hundreds of Sweden football tickets available for the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Following the retirement of their hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sweden will be looking towards their captain and leader Andreas Granqvist. The 32-year old defender has led his team to the 2018 FIFA World Cup and was named Swedish Footballer of the Year to de-throne the great Ibrahimovic. He is their talisman and Sweden will be coming to Russia 2018 full of confidence after eliminating the 2006 world champions, Italy in a tense World Cup play-off. Granquvist was a stalwart in both matches and will be crucial across all their World Cup games this summer. Watch Granqvist lead his nation in what could be his final world cup with Sweden football tickets.
Sweden have so often turned to the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrik Larsson at major tournaments. However, the onus will fall to Marcus Berg at Russia 2018. The striker has been in red-hot form and was Sweden's top scorer in qualifying with eight goals. He offers a presence in attack and is capable of sniffing out vital goals. He poses a real aerial threat and will be a danger from set-pieces. The 31-year old could be one to watch in Russia this summer.
One to watch out for
Emil Forsberg burst onto the scene with RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga and has attracted interest from a host of clubs across Europe with his performances. He has a real engine in midfield and he will be key for Sweden with his control and setting the tempo. He is also capable of chipping in with goals and assists and was voted Swedish midfielder of the year in 2014, 2016 and 2017, suggesting the 2018 World Cup could be his time to shine. Watch Forsberg in action with Sweden World Cup tickets through Football Ticket Pad.
Alexander Isak has become one of the hottest properties in Europe and despite only being aged 18 he has all of the attributes to be a big hit for Sweden. He can play as both a target man and can run off defenders with his pace and strength offering a real threat to opposition defenders. He made a big-money move to Borussia Dortmund last year and will be hoping to announce himself of the world stage in Russia.
Sweden 2018 World Cup Fixtures
Sweden 2018 World Cup Fixtures
Sweden World Cup football tickets are available to buy online now at Football Ticket Pad for all of their matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Sweden have been placed in Group F alongside the reigning world champions, Germany. Match tickets can be found below with great deals on a each match throughout the group stage and beyond if Sweden can progress.
The Swedes kick-off their tournament against South Korea in Nizhny Novgorod and will be looking to get off to a good start before travelling to Sochi to take on Germany. Sweden then complete their Group F matches with a potential deciding tie against Mexico at the Ekaterinburg Arena. Buying Sweden world cup tickets continue to gain popularity as the tournament progresses so watch the famous yellow and blue in Russia before they sell out with Football Ticket Pad!