World Cup: R16: Sweden vs. Switzerland, 7/3/2018

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  1. Sweden

    58.2%
  2. Switzerland

    41.8%
  1. Creed Bratton

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    We aren't scoring any more goals without Forsberg.
     
  2. Prntscrn

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    Stop it Olsson
     
  3. Creed Bratton

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    f***ing Behrami.
     
  4. Natey

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    Sweden's diving today is disgusting. I always liked them, but after the last two games I'm officially against them.
     
  5. Prntscrn

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  6. Wee Baby Seamus

    Wee Baby Seamus Yo, Goober, where's the meat?

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    Subbing off Forsberg seems silly - I get wanting to bolster your defense for the last ten, but they're not creating in extra time without him.
     
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    A lot less options without him. Never liked the hedgehog tactic.
     
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    It's pathetic, but at least they're not faking injury. FIFA wants their players to dive or don't care, there's no other way around it. And the players gain benefits from never being penalized and can always hope for a freekick/ penalty.
     
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    Not quite Neymar levels lol
     
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    Hopefully both teams will be gone soon, they suck.
     
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    They wouldn't create anything in extra time with him anyways.

    Swedens only hope always was to prey for a fluke goal and hold on or go to penalties.

    Forsberg helped them get their fluke now they just have to pray they can hold on. And with the way Switzerland is giving the game away it looks like they will.
     
  12. Eisen

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    Nice save by Olsen.
     
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  14. Wee Baby Seamus

    Wee Baby Seamus Yo, Goober, where's the meat?

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    Something something Latin countries diving something something
     
  15. Creed Bratton

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    How slow was that?
     
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    Taken down on breakaway

    Has to be a penalty kick , right?
     
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    My initial impression of that is that he milked that.

    And I'm right. The foul is outside of the box and the diving happened inside the box.

    Well, it's irrelevant anyway.
     
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    By rule, that's a red card.
     
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    That's a red but not a PK
     
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    No penalty. Has to be free kick.
     
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  23. Creed Bratton

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    That was some fantastic build-up.
     
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    Penalty, but not in the box
     
  25. Wee Baby Seamus

    Wee Baby Seamus Yo, Goober, where's the meat?

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    Looked like he just lost his footing to me.
     

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