Nations League: Sweden defeats Russia

Nations League: Sweden defeats Russia

Sweden secured a 2:0 win over Russia and promotion from the Nations League B Group 2 at the Friends Arena in Stockholm yesterday.

The goals were scored by Victor Lindelof (41’) and Marcus Berg (72’).

Both teams finished on 7 points, however, a scoreless draw in Russia and Tuesday's win in Stockholm promoted Sweden into the top tier of the new competition as group winners. Russia will remain in League B, TASS reported.

Turkey that also shared its group with the national squads of Russia and Sweden were relegated to League C with 3 points following its 1-0 loss at home to Sweden on Saturday.