Following the retirement of Kim Källström and Zlatan Ibrahimović, many fans will worry. Before Sweden locks horns with the other teams in Group A, let’s pause.
Sweden’s U21’s are European champions so there must be some potential there. With Zlatan no longer playing, players can step out of his shadow and Sweden can play a less predictable game. Ideally half of the U21’s should force their way into the squad in the coming 12 months. Surely there must be some gems in the Allsvenskan worth a call up.
While Sweden didn’t win too many fans at the Euro2016, they didn’t shame themselves either.
Here is Group A: And it’s listed as we can expect it to finish.
While the Netherlands have superior players to Sweden, the Dutch Team are in a mess with arrogant players, in-house fighting and poor coaches. France will easily win the group.