Stuntend Luxembourg takes point in France, Sweden runs out on Orange

Stuntend Luxembourg takes point in France, Sweden runs out on Orange

Luxembourg Sunday for a huge stunt made by France in the world cup qualifier in Toulouse on a tie. Sweden won with 0-4 of belarus, and thereby made the job for the Oranje to the world cup to get even more difficult.

France, Thursday the Netherlands with a 4-0 defeated, came for his home crowd against the number last in qualifying group A no further than 0-0. By the paltry tip is France to seventeen points, with still two matches to play.

Sweden (sixteen points) after the half slip from the forefront a bit more in view on the first place in the standings, good for a direct world cup ticket. Even number three the Netherlands (thirteen points) in theory, still a chance on the group’s profit.

France will play on October 7 against Bulgaria and connect the world cup-qualifier three days at home against belarus.


France had it in march of this year has also been difficult in and against Luxembourg (1-3). The French team was Sunday in Toulouse, although stronger, but jumped sloppy with the chances. Goalkeeper Jonathan Joubert remained with some improvisation intact. Antoine Griezmann blasted in the first half from a free kick on the crossbar.

Also after the break, France the preponderance is not in the score to express. In the 79th minute, escaped the home team even at a disadvantage. Substitute player Gerson Rodrigues, who for Telstar plays, shot after a nice rush on the pole. Luxembourg held, nevertheless, for the first time since 1914, the balance against France and scored a sensational point.

Luxembourg stunt against France, Sweden pulls off

Luxembourg stuntte with a 0-0 draw at France.

Disappointment at Antoine Griezmann.

Sweden won earlier in the evening with 0-4 in belarus.

Emil Forsberg opened the score for the Scandinavians.

Christoffer Nyman took advantage of geschutter in the belarus defence.

Belgium qualified for the world cup.

Romelu Lukaku made the decisive 1-2 against Greece.

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Sweden had a easy night against belarus, and walked through the 0-4 uitzege in Borisov in terms of goal difference further on Orange, with 3-1 Bulgaria defeated.

Sweden has three points more than the Netherlands, and also a much better goal difference (+11 against +5). As the Dutch national team on 7 October win in Russia, there is on the last day (10 October) at home against Sweden is probably a big win need to still second in the group. Or the Scandinavians should be three days before, just as France, home, choking in Luxembourg.

Only the group winners will position itself directly for the world cup next summer. The eight best songs two of the nine leagues may play-offs play to still a world cup ticket to conquer.

Goal difference

To the end position in the group to determine the goal difference above the mutual result. With twelve points is also Bulgaria, which is fourth in group A, yet not permanently disabled.

The last time that Amber was missing on the final round of a world cup was in 2002. Under Louis van Gaal ran the Netherlands when the tournament in Japan and South Korea wrong.

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Marcus Berg

Sweden lost Thursday yet surprisingly with 3-2 in Bulgaria, but recovered in the republic of belarus perfect for this setback. After eighteen minutes, opened Emil Forsberg the score after a dieptepass of Mikael Lustig.

Even before the pause ran Sweden out to 0-3. Christoffer Nyman scored after a blunder of White-Russian defender Mikhail Sivakov. Marcus Berg, former player of PSV and FC Groningen, pushed the ball in after a pass from Forsberg. In the second half was also 0-4, by a used penalty from Andreas Granqvist, also with a past at FC Groningen.

Belarus drops by the loss to the sixth and last place in the group. Luxembourg takes advantage and climbs through the point in France to place five.

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