We are finally at the business end of the group stage of EURO 2020 and after an exciting round of games; we finally have a crystal clear picture of which teams are going through to the knockouts. However Group E is still undecided over the fact who will qualify for the Round of 16 with Sweden taking on Poland at the Krestovsky Stadium, Gazprom Arena in Saints Petersburg, Russia.
Sweden vs Poland Match Prediction
The Group E standings are quietly evenly poised, with Sweden sitting on the top of the table with 4 points, followed by Slovakia on 3 points. With Spain underperforming massively in the group, it has presented Sweden with a sweet opportunity to top the group stages and qualify to the Round of 16 with relative ease. Sweden are unbeaten in their group stage fixtures having drawn against Spain in their opening match followed by a win against Slovakia. With Poland not performing up to the mark, Sweden will be looking to win their final fixture and top Group E.
Poland have lost one and drawn their game against Spain. Though they have performed well below expectation, their performance against Spain will give them some hope as they look to advance to the Round of 16 and capitalize on their slim chances.
Sweden vs Poland Match Details
Fixture: Sweden vs Poland
Date: 23rdJune (IST, CET, UTC)
Timings: 21:30 IST, 18:00 CET, 16:00 UTC
Venue: Gazprom Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Previous Meeting between Sweden and Poland
Sweden boasts of a superior head to head record against Poland. The two teams have clashed against each other on 26 occasions. Sweden have won fourteen of their twenty six matches, whereas Poland have managed to win eight times. Four of the matches between these two have ended in a stalemate. Sweden have won their last five matches against Poland, and Poland’s last win vs Sweden dates back August 1991.
Sweden vs Poland Prediction
The Swedish defense have been performing admirably in this EURO 2020, they have kept two out of two clean sheets, a 0-0 draw vs Spain in the opening match and a 1-0 victory over Slovakia. Sweden will again be banking on the efforts of Real Sociedad’s forward Alexandre Isak who was man of the match in the previous match. Sweden are well poised to go through into the Round of 16.
Poland meanwhile faces a daunting task to convert their outside chances of Round of 16 into a realistic target. They are on a five match losing streak and they need to find a way past the Swedish defence if Poland are looking to avoid another early exit from a major International Tournament.
Who will win Sweden vs Poland match?
Considering the form Sweden is in this EURO 2020 and the fact they are an immensely confident unit who will be facing a Poland team that has not quite hit the mark up running, we predict that Sweden will beat Poland with a margin of 2-0.
FINAL PREDICTED SCORELINE: SWEDEN 2-0 POLAND