Sweden Set for Colombia Test

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This afternoon Sweden take on South American newcomers, Colombia in a mouth-watering Group C encounter and we’re expecting another action packed 90 minutes of World Cup football in front of a bumper crowd. 

The tipsters have suggested both teams have a great chance of success at this year’s tournament; however we’ve been going through the history books and found they have completely different World Cup histories. Sweden, for so long giants of the women’s game have participated in every single World Cup, whilst the Colombians will be making their debut in the tournament. But, that’s not to say the result is a foregone conclusion.

The Swedes boast a glittering array of world class stars including Charlotte Rohlin, Sara Larsson, Therese Sjögran and Josefine Öqvist, but Colombia are on the up and nine of the squad were part of the team who reached the semi-finals of the U-20 Women's World Cup in Germany last year. Their style of football with pace, energy and flair has won them many plaudits and games over the last 18 months.

What’s your take on this afternoon’s Group C match? We think it’s going to be an even game, but Sweden’s extensive big game experience will prove the deciding factor.