Sweden 3-5 Germany: Match Report

Sweden and Germany were involved in another goal-fest to add to their previous 4-4 draw in World Cup qualifying, Joachim Low's side rounding off their Group C campaign with a 5-3 victory in Solna. Pool runners-up Sweden opened up a 2-0 lead with goals from Tobias Hysen and Alexander Kacaniklic, but

International Friendlies: Alves own-goal sinks Brazil

World Cup hosts Brazil fell to a 1-0 friendly defeat against Switzerland after Dani Alves scored an own goal. The Barcelona full-back headed into his own net in the 48th minute as Luiz Felipe Scolari's Confederations Cup winners were beaten in Basel. On a busy night of international friendlies, Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 40th

Sweden 0-0 Republic of Ireland: Match Report

The Republic of Ireland maintained their fine away record under Giovanni Trapattoni to keep their World Cup dream alive with a goalless draw in Sweden. The Irish tired after a superb opening 20 minutes but held firm in a tight Group C encounter at Stockholm's enclosed Friends Arena to claim a