Spain falls to Sweden, where it has never won an official match, and life is complicated on the way to the World Cup (2-1)

BarcelonaAfter 66 qualifiers to be in the final phase of a World Cup without losing, Spain has fallen to Sweden, where it has never won in an official match (2-1). In the first match of the team led by Luis Enrique after the European Championship, the national team scored first thanks to the Valencian Carlos Soler (5 ‘), but in 60 seconds the Real Sociedad player Alexander Isak had already tied. In the second half, a goal from Claesson allowed the Scandinavians to take the lead in the group with three games played. Sweden has won all three games, beating Spain, second with 7 points after playing four games.

If Spain is second in its qualifying group for the 2022 event in Qatar, it would play a second leg. Spain will still have to play four games, the next this day 5 against Georgia at home. He will then visit Kosovo, travel to Athens to play against the Greeks and receive the Swedes on the final day. Barça players Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba and Eric Garcia have been starters, as have Villarreal’s Catalan Gerard Moreno. Adama Traoré, the winger of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, also entered the second half.

In the other matches of the day, Italy, European champions, drew with Bulgaria (1-1) and equaled the best streak of official matches without losing in history, with 35 matches. If in the next match they do not lose against Switzerland, Italy would surpass the record of Brazil and Spain, the only selections that until now had reached the 35 matches without losing.



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