Sport

#WC2018: Lindelof misses Sweden v South Korea match

Monday, June 18, 2018

Print this page Email A Friend!


NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia (AFP) — Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof was missing from the Swedish starting line-up for the Group F match against South Korea on Monday, apparently because of illness.

Lindelof was not even on the bench and remained in the team's hotel, according to Swedish media. There was no further word on his condition. The 23-year-old was marked as "absent" on the official team lists.

His omission is a surprise as coach Janne Andersson had said 24 hours earlier that he had a full squad to select from.

The minor reshuffle meant Leeds defender Pontus Jansson was called into the team. The teams are in the same group as world champions Germany, who lost their opener to Mexico on Sunday.

South Korea (4-3-3)

Jo Hyeon-woo, Yong Lee, Park Joo-ho, Kim Young-gwon, Jang Hyun-soo, Koo Ja-cheol, Ki Sung-yueng (capt), Lee Jae-sung, Son Heung-min, Kim Shin-wook, Hwang Hee-chan

Coach: Shin Tae-yong (KOR)

Sweden (4-4-2)

Robin Olsen, Mikael Lustig, Andreas Granqvist (capt), Ludwig Augustinsson, Pontus Jansson, Sebastian Larsson, Albin Ekdal, Emil Forsberg, Viktor Claesson, Marcus Berg, Ola Toivonen

Coach: Janne Andersson (SWE)

Referee: Joel Aguilar (SLV)

ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT