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Greece 0-2 Sweden



A Greece and Sweden fan in Salzburg

Greece 0-2 Sweden: Fans of the reigning champions flock to Salzburg to see their side play the only Scandinavian team in the championship

Karagounis and Ibrahimovic contest possession

Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks to put pressure on Georgios Karagounis in the early stages at the Stadion Wals-Siezenheim

Konstantinos Katsouranis and Anders Svensson contest possession

At the other end, Konstantinos Katsouranis looks to find a way through for Greece in a close opening period

Paraskevas Antzas clears for Greece

Veteran Sweden striker Henrik Larsson looks to cause problems in the penalty area but finds Paraskevas Antzas on hand to thwart him

Hansson and Charisteas tangle

Angelos Charisteas looks lively for Greece and gives marker Petter Hansson plenty to think about in a goalless first half

The sun sets in Salzburg

Despite the lack of good chances, both sets of supporters continue to generate a great atmosphere in the packed ground

Christian Wilhelmsson has a good chance for Sweden

A decent opportunity falls to Christian Wilhelmsson but he chips over Antonis Nikopolidis's goal from the right-hand edge of the box

Sweden striker Ibrahimovic

Ibrahimovic tries his luck with a free-kick from 35 yards but it clips the wall and goes behind for a corner as the stalemate continues

Greece's Giorgios Karagounis

Karagounis breaks clear after a defensive mistake but Sweden recover sufficiently to block his two shots

Ibrahimovic celebrates his goal

With a dull 0-0 draw looking like a certainty, Ibrahimovic latches on to Larsson's 67th-minute flick and powers the ball into the top corner

Hansson celebrates his goal

Six minutes later, Hansson bundles home a second after Freddie Ljungberg's shot is blocked to wrap-up a gritty win for Sweden




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