Sweden vs Romania Free Betting Tips 23.03.2019

The surprising Swedes, experiencing a crisis of relationship, make their debut in the qualifiers for Euro 2020 against a Romania that defends invincibility of ten matches (seven wins and three draws). The duel will be held at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, starting at 14h (Brasília time). The selections are in group F, which also includes Spain, Norway, Malta and Faroe Islands.
In commemoration of the 60 years of the tournament, the sixteenth edition of the Eurocopa will be played next year in 12 countries. The qualifiers count with 55 selections in the dispute, including the first participation of Kosovo. They were divided into ten groups with five or six participants who will face each other in turn and return. In the end, the top two will have their classification guaranteed.The remaining four places will be played by the 16 group winners in the four League of Nations versions of Europe that had their first edition played in 2018. In case the winners also get a spot in the playoffs, they will set the final participants in the playoffs. Euro 2020 will be occupied by the team that stayed in the next position in their key in the tournament. The final battle will take place in March next year, shortly before the start of the Eurocup, which is scheduled for the period between June 12 and July 12. The final will be in England.


The Swedes had far superior campaigns than could be expected in the last two competitions that took part. At the World Cup in Russia, left in the qualifying, Netherlands and Italy. In the final phase, they dispatched Germany, which until then held the title of world champion. They advanced to the quarterfinals when Switzerland put an end to their claims.In Liga B of the League of Nations of Europe, they left badly, but reacted in the end and with the victory over Russia in the last day they were the first place in Group 2 guaranteeing access to Liga A in the next edition of the competition.Success within the four lines, however, did not prevent a relationship crisis. Defender Victor Lindelof, pleading personal reasons, refused the call made by coach Janne Andersson for Saturday’s match and also for Tuesday’s visit against Norway.According to the local news, the reason for the 24-year-old defender’s attitude at Manchester United was that Alaves’ unhappy forward John Guidetti was dismissed by Andersson. He preferred to the front positions the experienced Marcus Berg and Viktor Claesson and chose to give more shooting to Robin and Sebastian Andersson, who do not have much international experience.Another low for the meetings, but by injury, is Jakob Johansson. With back pain, he was replaced by Alexander Fransson.

The players available for the next meetings are:

  • Goalkeepers: Karl-Johan Johnsson (Guingam-FRA), Kristoffer Nordfeldt (Swansea-ING) and Robin Olsen (Roma-ITA);
  • Defenders: Ludwig Augustinsson (Werder Bremen-ALE), Andreas Grandvist (Helsinborg), Filip Helander (Bologna-ITA), Emil Krafth (Amiens-FRA), Mikael Lustig (Celtic-ESC), Sotirios Papagiannopoulos (Koberhavn-DIN) and Anton Tinnerhol (New York City, USA);
  • Midfielders: Sebastian Andersson (Union Berlin-ALE), Marcus Berg (Al-Ain-UAE), Viktor Claesson (Krasnodar-RUS), Jimmy Durmaz (Toulouse-FRA), Albin Ekdal (Sampdoria-ITA), Emil Forsberg Leipzig-ALE), Alexander Fransso (Norrkoping), Alexander Isak (Willem II-HOL) and Sam Larsson (Feyenoord-HOL);
  • Attackers: Sebastian Larsson (AIK), Kristoffer Olsson (Krasnodar), Robin Quaison (Mainz-ALE), Ken Sema (Watford-ING) and Gustav Svensson (Seattle Sounders-USA).


Despite invincibility, Romania failed to reach their goal in League C of the League of Nations of Europe. With 12 points (three wins and three draws) they finished their place in second place in Group 4. It was surpassed by Serbia, which reached 14 points guaranteed access to League B.It showed, however, a strong defensive system. With three goals conceded, had the best defense among the selections of the Third Division. Defensive midfielder Cristi Ganea of Numancia, one of the key players in the sector, will not be able to play in the Euro 2020 qualifier or the Faroe Islands for the second round, set for Tuesday, March 26. He even made the appearance for the duels, but is cut because of the muscle damage that should leave him away from the lawns for two weeks. The technician Cosmin Contra chose not to make a new call to supply the low.Even because he had made an emergency call a little earlier. Ghoerghe Grozav, with a problem in the thigh adductor muscle, should not be able to play in both matches, although he will continue to work with the group. Dennis Man, of the sub 21 team, was called in to strengthen the cast. The same attitude was taken in relation to Răzvan Marin and Paul Anton, who also presents injury problems. In that case, there was only one new named athlete, midfielder Dan Nistor (Dinamo).

So the players available for the next meetings are:

  • Goalkeepers: Ciprian Tătăruşanu (FC Nantes-FRA), Costel Pantilimon (Nottingham Forest-ING) and Florin Niţă (Sparta Praga-CHE);
  • Defenders: Cristian Manea (CFR Cluj), Romario Benzar (FCSB), Cristian Săpunaru (Kayserispor-TUR), Ionuţ Nedelcearu (FC Ufa-RUS), Dragoş Grigore (Ludogoreţs-BUL), Cosmin Moţi (Ludogoreţs) and Nicuşor Bancu Craiova 1948);
  • Midfielders: Tudor Băluţă (FC Viitorul), Răzvan Marin (Standard Liege-BEL), Paul Anton (Krylia Sovetov-RUS), Alexandru Cicâldău (U Craiova 1948), Alexandru Chipciu (Sparta Prague), Nicolae Stanciu Ianis Hagi (FC Viitorul), Alexandru Mitriţă (New York City FC), Dennis Man (FCSB), Ciprian Deac (CFR Cluj) and Dan Nistor (Dinamo);
  • Attackers: George Puşcaş (Palermo-ITA), Claudiu Keşeru (Ludogoreţs) and Andrei Ivan (Rapid Vienna-AUS)

History of the matches Sweden vs Romania

Sweden have won half of their ten encounters against Romania. The other half had three Romanian victories and two draws. The most recent of them happened in 2018. The Romanians made 1-0 in the friendly.

Football Prediction of the Day Sweden vs Romania

Lindelof is considered a leader of the group. Thus, it is not known for sure what will be the weight of his attitude in the behavior of the other athletes in relation to the Swedish technician. Looking only at the technical issue, the prognosis in the success of home owners seems to be the best option for Saturday’s duel for the first round of the Euro 2020 qualifiers.

Bet Tips: Sweden

Odds: 1.80


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