January 4, 2022 | News | No Comments
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>Andersson's men have been in excellent form this calendar year and Goal is backing them to book their place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2020
Sweden face Ukraine at Hampden Park on Tuesday evening in what is the final game of the last-16 at Euro 2020.
The Scandinavian nation are favourites to progress having finished top of their group ahead of Spain, although Ukraine won the most recent meeting between these sides at the European championships in 2012.
Sweden vs Ukraine Latest Odds
Janne Andersson’s men are unbeaten in 2021, having won seven and draw one of the eight matches they have contested this year, and bet365 offer Sweden at 11/8 (2.38) to win in 90 minutes and at 4/6 (1.66) to progress via any means.
Andriy Shevchenko scored both goals in a 2-1 win for Ukraine when these sides last met and the former AC Milan striker in now in charge of the national side.
Ukraine are priced at 9/4 (3.25) to win without extra time and at 11/10 (2.10) to qualify, whilst the draw can be backed at 21/10 (3.10) .
Sweden vs Ukraine Team News
Sweden have a fully fit squad heading into the game, with the main selection issue being who will accompany Alexander Isak up front.
Ukraine, for their part, have injury doubts over Denys Popov and Oleksandr Zubkov.
Sweden vs Ukraine Preview
Although not expected to win Euro 2020, Sweden have been one of the most entertaining sides of the calendar year with goals in nine of their last 10 matches in all competitions – drawing their only blank in their opening match of this tournament against Spain.
Even though Andersson’s men had little possession against La Roja they still managed to create some excellent chances to score and they have shown this year they have plenty of firepower.
Alexander Isak has been in excellent form despite not scoring, with the Real Sociedad forward attracting plenty of admirers for his all-round play.
Ukraine, meanwhile, came into the competition on a six-match unbeaten run which included a 1-1 draw in World Cup qualifying against France, but Shevchenko’s men have already lost twice at Euro 2020 and conceded in all three group games.
Indeed, Ukraine’s only clean sheets in their last 12 fixtures have come against Northern Ireland and Cyprus and they could struggle once more to keep out what looks like a dangerous Swedish attack.
Sweden vs Ukraine Tips and Predictions
The price of 11/8 (2.38) for Sweden to win is certainly big enough for consideration while combining this selection with Sweden to score over 1.5 goals sees the odds rise to a healthy 12/5 (3.40) .
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.
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