Sweden EURO 2016 into Group of the Death
Group of the death in the football match is group that contain tough team and hard to play. In EURO 2016, this group of death belongs to group with Italy, Belgium, and Republic of Ireland in June. In statistic, Italy and Belgium will be favorite team in this group. Belgium, that has ranked as first world best team have many great expectation. This team has good skill and achievement for long time. Italy may not as strong as in qualification stages due to their lack of stars player because injury, but this team has traditionally good tournament that cannot see as easy as they do. Sweden becomes the qualified EURO 2016 teams that achieve fewest points in qualification campaign. The Sweden averages goal per game amount just about 1.5 from their all matches in qualification match. In other side, the Sweden team has conceded 9 goals, this means that the average goal per game is under one goal.
The head coach is Erik Hamren. His achievement while managing Rosenborg is gets two titles and one in Denmark with 3 Swedish Cup. He get public empathy after his fail into his club success with quality resources 34 year old Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Nine matches in the ageing stage is sustainable and put in Play off is incredible way that he can do. Sweden has put their team in EURO 2016 final draw after they get four points clear after Rusia as first place in the qualification group. The team has lost their chance in semi final in Germany 1992. This is their first appearance in final and best. They have qualified into last fur but in 2004 when Ibrahimovic and Olof Melberg missed penalties in quarter-final make them defeat by Holland. Off course, the key player from Sweden is their best and top scorer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He is the vital player for their country team. Sixty-two goals in his 111 Sweden matches is not bad and show how special he is. His first tournament World cup 2002 has lead his team into top group ahead England and Argentina. Ibrahimovic who still 20 years, introduces as second half substitute and crash a golden goal that save his team. His goal in math opponent Denmark has save this team into final draw in France. With his 27 minutes goal, open Sweden dominance to Denmark play in their last 10 minutes. The domination in half last from Denmark is not equalizer to beat unstoppable Sweden goal attacker Zlatan in last minutes.
Besides of the senior skilled player such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the rising and talented stars such as Sweden captain that achieve victory in Under 21 European championship, Oscar Hiljemark also become the benefit for Sweden to take this tournament win. To strength his team, Erik Hamren prepare the candidates for his EURO 2016 squad with friendliness match by drawing 1-1 vs Estonia and beat finlandia with 3-0. The former goalkeeper Juventus Andreas Isaksson has made 32 saves during qualification. The senior midfielder Andreas Granqvist has stopped 84 attacks from opponent during EURO 2016 qualification