Monday, Sweden and Canada compete in Paris for a place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Both teams will want to win to reach the quarterfinals of the competition.
Sweden vs Canada Today’s Betting Prediction
Sweden qualified for the knockout stages of this World Cup by finishing 2nd in Group F ahead of Thailand, Chile but behind the untouchable United States. The Swedes started the competition by facing the two most affordable opponents of the group. Not surprisingly, they first won against Chile (2-0) and then easily dominated Thailand (5-1). Nevertheless, they could not resist to the Americans by delivering however a quite coherent service, in particular on the defensive plan.
Opposite, Canada also finished 2nd in its pool, behind the Netherlands but ahead of Cameroon and New Zealand. The Canucks first faced Cameroon for their entry into the tournament. Long held in check, they finally found the flaw to win (1-0). Then they also dominated New Zealand (2-0). Finally, in the shock for the first place of this group, the Canadian women were forced to bow to the defeated European Champions of the Netherlands (2-0).
Membership for Sweden vs Canada
Sweden can count since the beginning of the tournament on the defenders Sembrant (Montpellier) and Glas (PSG), as well as the attacker Jakobsson (Montpellier). The latter seems to have lost its place as holder, to the detriment of Hurting who knew how to score. In the middle we find the excellent turntable Kosovare Asllanni, passed by the PSG and already author of 2 goals in the competition.
With two frames missing on injury just before the World Cup (goaltender Erin McLeod and midfielder Diana Matheson), Canada has since found its 11th, and there is only a few turnovers to report in the first round . We find a few known heads in France like Kadeisha Buchanan (Lyon) and Ashley Lawrence (PSG). In a classic 4-4-2 solid, captain Christine Sinclair relies on Fleming and Prince to bring the danger into the opposing defense.
The compositions for Sweden vs Canada
The likely composition of Sweden:
Lindahl – Glas, Fischer, Sembrant, Eriksson – Rubensson, Asllani, Seger – Hurting, Blackstenius, Röflo.
The tactical provision provided (4-3-3):
Glas – Fischer – Sembrant – Eriksson
Rubensson – Asllani – Seger
Hurting – Blackstenius – Röflo
The likely composition of Canada:
Labbé – Lawrence, Buchanan, Zadorsky, Chapman – Prince, Scott, Schmidt – Flemming, Sinclair.
Missing: McLeod, Matheson (injured before World Cup)
The tactical provision provided (4-4-2):
Lawrence – Buchanan – Zadorsky – Chapman
Prince – Scott – Schmidt – Beckie
Flemming – Sinclair
The history of confrontations Sweden vs Canada
The two teams clashed 9 times. Sweden leads with 4 wins against only 2 for Canada. They also neutralized themselves 3 times.
Key points of the match Sweden vs Canada
– Both teams do not offer very spectacular matches.
– The two formations seem to be very close to each other.
– Both teams had a similar course on the first lap, two wins against the two weakest selections of the group, then a defeat against the favorite.
Our Best Betting Prediction Sweden vs Canada
These two formations could well end up being neutralized at the end of the regulation time. Draw
Betting Prediction: Under 2.5 goals