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FIFA World Cup 2018 Mexico vs Sweden, full score: MEX, SWE in Rd of 16

Sweden and Mexico both qualified for the round of 16 at the World Cup after the Swedes won 3-0 in their Group F match on Wednesday.Get highlights of Mexico vs Sweden FIFA World Cup 2018 Group F match here.

football Updated: Jun 27, 2018 21:45 IST
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Sweden football team beat Mexico, both entered Rd of 16. Get highlights of Mexico vs Sweden FIFA World Cup 2018 Group F match here. (Reuters)

Sweden and Mexico both qualified for the round of 16 at the World Cup after the Swedes won 3-0 in their Group F match on Wednesday. Having dominated the first half, Sweden went ahead with a fortuitous goal in the 51st minute when Viktor Claesson completely mis-kicked his shot but the ball flew straight to Ludwig Augustinsson who fired past Guillermo Ochoa. The Swedes extended their lead in the 62nd minute when Andreas Granqvist fired home a penalty after the referee ruled that Marcus Berg had been fouled by Hector Moreno. The referee did not call for a VAR review despite Mexican protests. Mexico’s misery was compounded when Edson Alvarez put the ball in his own net in the 74th minute. But both teams finished on six points and qualified, three ahead of Germany who lost 2-0 to South Korea. Sweden topped the group on goal difference. Get highlights of Mexico vs Sweden FIFA World Cup 2018 Group F match here.

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First Published: Jun 27, 2018 19:12 IST