Sweden Women will be looking to start their Women’s World Cup campaign on a positive note with a win against South Africa Women. They have a strong squad and will be one of the favorites to win the tournament. South Africa Women, on the other hand, will be hoping to cause an upset and get their campaign off to a good start.

Sweden v South Africa Team News

Sweden Women have a strong squad with several experienced players, including Kosovare Asllani, Rytting Kaneryd, and Stina Blackstenius. They will be without the injured duo of Sofia Jakobsson and Fridolina Rolfö. South Africa Women will be without the services of their captain, Janine van Wyk, who is out with an injury. They will be relying on the likes of Refiloe Jane and Thembi Kgatlana to provide the spark in their attack.

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Sweden v South Africa Lineups

Sweden Women: Zećira Mušović, Nathalie Bjorn, Magdalena Eriksson, Amanda Ilestedt, Jonna Andersson, Kosovare Asllani, Johanna Rytting Kaneryd, Elin Rubensson, Filippa Angeldahl, Fridolina Rolfö, Stina Blackstenius.

South Africa Women: Kaylin Swart, Bongeka Gamede, Bambanani Mbane, Sibulele Holweni, Lebohang Ramalepe, Refiloe Jane, Thembi Kgatlana, Linda Motlhalo, Kholosa Biyana, Jermaine Seoposenwe, Hildah Magaia.

Sweden v South Africa Head to Head

Sweden Women and South Africa Women have played a total of four games against each other in women’s soccer since 2012. Sweden Women have won three of those games, while South Africa Women have not won any. The total goals scored by Sweden Women in those four games is eight. Therefore, Sweden Women have a dominant head-to-head record against South Africa Women in women’s soccer.

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Sweden v South Africa Prediction:

Sweden Women are the favorites to win this match, and they have a strong squad that can cause problems for any team. South Africa Women will be hoping to put up a good fight, but it is unlikely that they will be able to get a positive result against a strong Swedish team. Our prediction is a comfortable win for Sweden Women with a handicap (-1) .

According to Bookmakers:

Sweden are favorites with 1.08, 11.50 on a draw, and 26.00 on putting money on South Africa.