Seb Larsson in Sweden squad for vital World Cup qualifier

Sunderland midfielder Seb Larsson has been named in the Sweden squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifier against Belarus.

Wednesday, 15th March 2017, 6:49 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:00 am
Seb Larsson

Larsson has made 16 appearances since recovering from a knee injury and returning to first-team action for the home win over Leicester on December 3. He missed the first four games of Sweden’s World Cup qualifying programme.

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Sweden are third in their qualifying group, three points behind leaders France and only adrift of second-placed Holland on goal difference, with seven points from four games.

After the Belarus meeting at Stockholm’s Friends Arena on Saturday, March 25, Janne Anderson takes his Sweden side to visit European champions Portugal for a friendly on March 28.