Sweden vs Hungary World Cup Main Round Match Information: Lineups, Stats, and Conditions

Sweden has a full pot after four matches in the World Cup – if it is the fifth in a row today, Sweden is ready for both the quarter-finals of the World Cup and at least one Olympic qualification spot. Here are the lineups, statistics and conditions for tonight’s meeting with Hungary in front of a record audience in Scandinavium.

MATCHINFORMATION

Lag: Hungary–Sweden
Typ: WC, main round
Arena: Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Returns: Saturday 9 December 20.30
Transmission: Broadcast on TV6 & Viaplay (broadcast starts at 19.30)
Judge:
Conditions: If Sweden wins against Hungary, the quarter-final place in the World Cup is secured, as well as at least one place for the Olympic qualifiers (there is still a chance for direct promotion). The two best teams in the group play in the quarter-finals in Herning, Denmark, on Wednesday.

SWEDEN

Goalkeepers:
1. Johanna Bundsen, IK Sävehof, 135 A international matches/3 goals – 3 World Cup matches/1 goal
12. Irma Schjött, Ikast Handball, 9/2 – 2/2
21. Evelina Eriksson, CSM Bucharest, 20/1 – 3/0
Left sex:
4. Olivia Mellegård, IK Sävehof, 77/165 – 4/10
38. Elin Hansson, Horsens Handball, 62/153 – 4/3
Mittsex:
7. Linn Blohm, Györi Audi ETO KC, 155/444 – 3/5
19. Anna Lagerquist, Neptunes of Nantes, 112/127 – 4/1
35. Sofia Hvenfelt, SG BBM Bietigheim, 16/20 – 4/10
Right sex:
10. Mathilda Lundström, Silkeborg-Voel YMCA, 68/99 – 3/10
24. Nathalie Hagman, SCM Ramnicu Valcea, 209/766 – 4/22
Left Nine:
8. Jamina Roberts, Vipers Kristiansand, 222/556 – 4/13
29. Kristin Thorleifsdóttir, Horsens Handball, 48/54 – 4/3
54. Tyra Axnér, Nykøbing Falster HK, 24/39 – 4/6
Mittnius:
23. Emma Lindqvist, Ikast Handball, 77/156 – 3/5
42. Jenny Carlson, Brest Bretagne HB, 49/134 – 4/12
44. Daniela de Jong, SCM Ramnicu Valcea, 20/26 – 3/4
Right Nine:
3. Nina Koppang, IK Sävehof, 19/24 – 4/6
17. Nina Dano, Odense Handball, 44/85 – 4/8
Sweden has until 19.30 to choose which 16 players will be in the match squad

HUNGARY

Goalkeepers:
16. Blanka Böde-Bíró, FTC Handball Sport Nonprofit KFT, 4 VM-matcher/1 goal
31. Zsófi Szemerey, Mosonmagyarovar KC, 4/0
74. Anna Bukovszky, Vaci NKSE, 1/0
Left sex:
6. Nadine Szöllősi-Schatzl, Györi Audi ETO KC, 4/17
19. Gréta Márton, FTC Handball Sport Nonprofit KFT, 3/5
Mittsex:
4. Petra Füzi-Tóvizi, Debrecen VSC Handball KFT, 4/4
32. Noémi Pásztor, Mosonmagyarovar KC, 4/3
58. Réka Bordás, FTC Handball Sport Nonprofit KFT, 4/2
Right sex:
24. Alexandra Töpfner, Debrecen VSC Handball KFT, 3/9
66. Viktória Győri-Lukács, Györi Audi ETO KC, 4/9
Left Nine:
52. Greta Juhász, Kisvardai SE, 4/8
Mittnius:
15. Kinga Debreczeni-Klivinyi, Moyra-Budaörs Handball, 4/4
38. Petra Vámos, Debrecen VSC Handball KFT, 4/11
59. Csenge Kuczora, Vaci NKSE, 4/9
77. Petra Simon, FTC Handball Sport Nonprofit KFT, 4/7
Right Nine:
11. Anna Albek, Mosonmagyarovar KC, 2/4
28. Nikoletta Papp, SCM Gloria-Buzau, 4/6
42. Katrin Klujber, FTC Handball Sport Nonprofit KFT, 4/23
Hungary has until 19.30 to choose which 16 players will be in the match squad

PREVIOUS MEETINGS

Sweden has faced Hungary on 29 occasions over the years and won seven of these meetings. Four times it has been a draw and 18 times Hungary has won. The Hungarians also have an advantage in terms of goal difference, 677–629. After seven consecutive Hungarian victories from 2004-2010, Sweden have won four of the last six meetings, including the last meeting in the European Championship in Slovenia last year (30-25).

Last five meetings:
221114: Win, 30–25 (EC, main round, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
210802: Loss 23–26 (Olympic, group stage, Tokyo, Japan)
201129: Win, 31–25 (Trollhattan)
201128: Loss, 27–28 (Trollhattan)
171203: Win, 25–22 (EC, group stage, Bietigheim, Germany)

All previous international matches

GROUP GAMES

1 december:

Croatia–Senegal 22–22 Sweden–China 36–24

3 december:

Croatia–China 39–13 Senegal–Sverige 18–26

5 december:

China–Senegal 15–22 Sweden–Croatia 22–17

Table

Sweden 3 3 0 0 +25 6 Croatia 3 1 1 1 +21 3 Senegal 3 1 1 1 –1 3 China 3 0 0 3 –45 0

MAIN ROUND

Croatia–Senegal
22–22

Senegal–Sweden
18–26

Sweden–Croatia
22–17

Montenegro–Kamerun
25–11

Ungern–Cameroon
39–20

Montenegro–Ungern
24–18

7 december:

Senegal–Hungary 20–30 Montenegro–Croatia 25–26 Sweden–Cameroon 37–13

9 december:

Croatia–Cameroon 18.00 Senegal–Montenegro 15.30

Hungary–Sweden
20.30 December 11: Cameroon–Senegal 15.30 Hungary–Croatia 18.00 Montenegro–Sweden 20.30

Table

Sweden 3 3 0 0 +37 6 Hungary 3 2 0 1 +23 4 Montenegro 3 2 0 1 +19 4 Croatia 3 1 1 1 –4 3 Senegal 3 0 1 2 –18 1 Cameroon 3 0 0 3 –57 0

All matches, results and tables

Photo: Bildbyrån

2023-12-09 08:27:35
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