Sweden will try to get maximum points against Korea Republic in their first match of Group F, as they have Germany and Mexico to contend with in the same group.
It is the Swede’s first arrival at the World Cup finals for the last 12 years, and will be without talismanic striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Korea will be looking to better their run in the last World Cup at Brazil 2014, where they crashed out in the group stage.
- It is the first time Sweden will face Korea at the World Cup
- Sweden beat Korea 12-0 at the 1948 Olympic Games
- Kickoff 11:00 WAT
Sweden: Olsen; Lustig, Granqvist, Lindelof, Augustinsson; Claesson, Larsson, Ekdal, Forsberg; Berg, Toivonen.
Korea Republic: Kim Seunggyu; Lee Yong, Kim Younggwon, Jang Hyunsoo, Park Jooho; Ki Sungyueng, Jung Wooyoung; Hwang Heechan, Lee Jaesung, Son Heungmin; Kim Shinwook.