The World Cup qualifying match played between Germany and Sweden at Olympiastadion on Tuesday has ended in the form of a draw. Both the teams scored 4 goals each. The result of the match didn’t have any effect on the position of Germany in the Group C points table. Germany is still at the no. 1 position in the Group C points table with 10 points in 4 matches.
At one point of time, the German team was ahead by 4-0 and was cruising towards an easy victory. But, the Swedish players made a fantastic comeback in the match and scored 4 goals in a space of half an hour to stop Germany from winning the match. The equaliser was scored in the third minute of the injury time by Rasmus Elm.
The German team was playing on its home soil and a huge crowd turned up in the support of the home team. The German team was off to a blistering start and the score was 3-0 in the favour of Germany at the half time break. The lead of Germany was further enhanced in the 56th minute of the match by Mesut Ozil, but, after that, the German team lost the plot all of a sudden. The Swedish team counter attacked and managed to grab one point eventually.
Miroslav Klose scored two goals for Germany, while, Per Mertesacker and Mesut Ozil scored one goal each. On the other hand, for Sweden, the goal scorers were Zlatan Ibrahimovic, M.Lustig, Johan Elmander and Rasmus Elm.
This was the third match for Sweden in the tournament. The Swedish team had won its previous two games, but, in this game, the team hasn’t managed to secure all the three points. The Swedish team is currently placed at no. 2 in the Group C points table with 7 points in 3 matches.
The German team will play its next World Cup qualifying match against Kazakhstan, while, Sweden will take on the Republic of Ireland in its next match.