Lewandowski and Associates. Sweden’s World Cup dream lowered – Zlatan opens to continue – VG

Lewandowski and Associates.  Sweden's World Cup dream lowered - Zlatan opens to continue - VG

(Poland-Sweden 2-0, Portugal-North Macedonia 2-0) The FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar without Zlatan Ibrahimovic (40) and Sweden, but the Swedish superstar still wants to continue in the national team.


– I hope so. As long as I can stay healthy, play and contribute something, I hope so, Zlatan Ibrahimovic tells C More after losing to Poland in the final.

The 40-year-old is still unable to answer whether he played his last international match.

There is no answer now, says Ibrahimovic, who has played just 11 minutes for Milan in three matches since sustaining an Achilles tendon injury in mid-January.

advice Join the national team Under the national team coach Eric Hamren after the 2016 European Championship, and has not returned before World Cup qualifiers in March of last year – Then under the leadership of Jan Anderson.

At the press conference on Tuesday night, Ibrahimovic said the previous conversation with Anderson could lead to a shorter break than that in five years.

– I didn’t say that to Janne, but I wish I had met him earlier because it would have been a completely different situation than the current one. Then Ibrahimovic sees a completely different animal.

– I needed a minute with him. Then I would have been back much earlier than I was.

First meeting: Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jan Anderson together when the first returned to the national team in March 2021.

On Tuesday, the World Cup ticket was at stake when Poland and Sweden barked together at the Silesia Stadium in Chorzow and, after a goalless first half, fell to Sweden in the second half.

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Immediately after the break, the hosts received a penalty, when substitute Jesper Karlstrom hit Grzegorz Krychowiak on the ground. And there was no doubt about Italian referee Daniele Orsato, despite the objections of the yellow-clad players.

– I can’t say anything other than that there is punishment. If you look at Karlström’s left leg between Krychowiak’s legs. Krishowiak is smart, and he comes in front of a sweltering Karlstrom in his penalty area, says Swedish football expert Hasse Backe to C More.

The penalty kick was taken by super striker Robert Lewandowski, sending Poland 1-0.

Emil Forsberg had an adventurous chance to equalize after ten minutes, but the Polish last chance was stopped by Wojciech Szczesny.

Sweden continued to press for a tie that would have given extra innings, but instead Peter Zielinski doubled Poland’s lead after losing Swedish stopper Markus Danielson at a reception.

Serious mistake by Marcus Danielson, former national team player Kim Kallstrom tells TV4.

Ten minutes before the end of the match, Ibrahimovic was thrown in the hope that he could perform a miracle. It didn’t work, and so the Swedes will not be seen when the Qatar World Cup kicks off in November.

Everyone gets disappointed and depressed, but it’s normal to lose. Everyone wants to play the World Cup and experience the World Cup, but unfortunately it didn’t happen that way, says Ibrahimovic.

On the other hand, Poland will qualify for the World Cup for the second time in a row. In Russia four years ago, they were knocked out in the group stage.

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Portugal is also ready for the World Cup after defeating North Macedonia in the final on Tuesday.

Bruno Fernandez became the great Portuguese champion with his two goals. His Manchester United teammate Cristiano Ronaldo served him for the first time with a 1-0 score, before Diogo Jota was the bartender when Fernandes doubled the lead.

The most important thing is that Portugal win. Everyone has ambitions, and Cristiano and I are no exception. Usually he’s the one to score and I’m the one to score, but it was the opposite today, says Fernandez according to the BBC.

There were no more goals, and Portugal qualified for the World Cup for the sixth time in a row.

World Cup ready: Cristiano Ronaldo (with his back) and his Portuguese teammates go to Qatar.
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