Spain vs Sweden: Team Form
Spain qualified for Euro 2020 with ease, going their entire campaign unbeaten. Scoring 31 goals and conceding just 5, Spain won 8 of their 10 matches. Since then, Spain recorded a fantastic 6-0 win over Germany in the UEFA Nations League. They have already made a good start to their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign, dropping just two points from their opening three matches.
Sweden finished as runner-up behind Spain during Euro 2020 qualifying. The Scandinavians lost just one match, coming against Spain. Janne Andersson’s side have lost just once in their last five matches, coming away in France. They have not conceded in some 270 minutes of football.
Last 5 Match Results
- Switzerland 1-1 Spain
- Spain 6-0 Germany
- Spain 1-1 Greece
- Georgia 1-2 Spain
- Spain 3-1 Kosovo
- Sweden 2-1 Croatia
- France 4-2 Sweden
- Sweden 1-0 Georgia
- Kosovo 0-3 Sweden
- Sweden 1-0 Estonia
Spain vs Sweden: Team News
Spain Head Coach Luis Enrique has a wealth of options before him when selecting his starting XI, with the likes of Sergio Ramos and Sergio Busquets having been part of the winning Spanish team in both 2008 and 2012. Elsewhere, Liverpool midfielder Thiago, Manchester City youngster Ferran Torres and Barcelona’s Pedri are players to look out for.
As for Sweden, Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be hoping to be fit enough to feature in the tournament, with the AC Milan striker having come out of international retirement. Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof and Real Sociedad striker Aleksander Isak are two other notable players for the Swede’s, who have vast experience to call upon too.
Spain vs Sweden Head to Head
There is little to choose between the two nations in terms of their head to head record. Spain has won 6 of their 14 previous encounters, with Sweden winning 5. The duo were drawn together in Euro 2020 Qualifying Group F. Spain won 3-0 on home soil, before battling to a 1-1 draw in Sweden. Before such matches, the duo last met during qualification for Euro 2008. Here, Spain picked up six points from six. Sweden’s last success over Spain came back in 2006.
Spain vs Sweden Betting Odds
Their standing as one the pre-tournament favourites means that it is Spain who are the favourites to beat Sweden. Spain are available to back at best odds of 2/5 with 888Sport and Betvictor, while Sweden are priced at 8/1 with William Hill to cause a shock. Meanwhile, a draw is found at odds of 15/4 on a hatful of leading betting sites. Meanwhile, with there having only ever been one goaless draw between the two nations, betting on there being over 2.5 goals during the 90 minutes is worth considering. This market is available at 4/5 with Betfair and Betfred.
Our Spain vs Sweden Betting Tip
A number of appealing betting markets are available ahead of this Euro 2020 Group E clash. However, our top tip for the tie between Spain and England is to bet on Spain scoring over 1.5 goals. This market is available at odds of 3/5 with SportNation, an attractive price given the amount of creativity within the Spanish ranks.