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Sweden v Ukraine betting tips: Swedes the form team

| 23.06.2021

Sweden will look to continue their impressive form in 2021 when they play Ukraine in the last 16 of Euro 2020 as we pick out some Sweden v Ukraine betting tips.

Jan Andersson’s side have yet to lose this year and looked full of confidence as they breezed through Group E.

Andriy Shevchenko’s outfit only advanced by the skin of their teeth so let’s look at the odds in our Sweden v Ukraine betting tips.

Match Odds

Sweden rode their luck to secure a goalless draw with Spain in their opener before building some momentum with a 1-0 triumph over Slovakia and a thrilling 3-2 victory over Poland.

Ukraine lost to Holland and Austria but a win over North Macedonia was enough to see them qualify as the fourth best third-placed side, edging out Finland on goal difference.

Sweden have won seven and drawn one of their last eight matches and are 27/20 to reach the quarter-finals with a victory.

The Swedes have built their good run on a solid defence and their ability to score the first goal.

They have conceded only three goals in those eight outings, including two to Poland striker Robert Lewandowski in their previous match, and are 5/2 to win to nil in our Sweden v Ukraine betting tips.

Sweden have netted the opener in nine of their last 10 matches, with the goalless draw against Spain an exception, and they are 20/23 to break the deadlock again in Scotland.

Ukraine have also conceded in seven of their previous nine games, including five in the group stage.

Andriy Shevchenko, Sweden v Ukraine betting tips

Talking Tactics

Sweden are happy to let the opposition have the ball and take their chances when they are presented to them.

They had just 25, 43 and 41 per cent possession against Spain, Slovakia and Poland respectively but they have pace on the counter attack in Alexander Isak and Emil Forsberg.

Real Sociedad forward Isak, 21, has been linked with a move to Arsenal after his dribbling runs caught the eye while RB Leipzig midfielder Forsberg is a clinical finisher and produced two pinpoint efforts against Poland.

Andrey Yarmolenko is a dangerman for Ukraine, coming inside off the right wing and letting fly with his left foot, like he did in their opener against Holland.

Goalscorer Odds

While Isak has impressed, Sweden’s main man is Forsberg.

He has netted first in three of his side’s last four games and is 7/1 to break the deadlock again.

If Ukraine are to score, Yarmolenko and Roman Yaremchuk represent the best chances at 3/1 in our Sweden v Ukraine betting tips.

Match Info

Where: Hampden Park

When: 20:00, Tuesday 29th June

How to watch: BBC One

View the latest Euro 2020 odds

All odds and markets correct as of date of publication

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Author

Stuart Walker