Previous
CSKA Moscow
Bayern Munich
0
1
FT
Game Details
Manchester City
AS Roma
1
1
FT
Game Details
Apoel Nicosia
Ajax Amsterdam
1
1
FT
Game Details
Paris Saint-Germain
Barcelona
3
2
FT
Game Details
Schalke 04
NK Maribor
1
1
FT
Game Details
Sporting Lisbon
Chelsea
0
1
FT
Game Details
BATE Borisov
Athletic Bilbao
2
1
FT
Game Details
Shakhtar Donetsk
FC Porto
2
2
FT
Game Details
Brighton & Hove Albion
Cardiff City
1
1
FT
Game Details
Derby County
AFC Bournemouth
2
0
FT
Game Details
Middlesbrough
Blackpool
1
1
FT
Game Details
Millwall
Birmingham City
1
3
FT
Game Details
Norwich City
Charlton Athletic
0
1
FT
Game Details
Rotherham United
Blackburn Rovers
2
0
FT
Game Details
Sheffield Wednesday
Ipswich Town
1
1
FT
Game Details
Watford
Brentford
2
1
FT
Game Details
Wigan Athletic
Nottingham Forest
0
0
FT
Game Details
Crewe Alexandra
Notts County
0
3
FT
Game Details
AFC Telford United
Chester City
1
2
FT
Game Details
Alfreton Town
Halifax
0
2
FT
Game Details
Altrincham
Macclesfield Town
1
0
FT
Game Details
Braintree Town
Barnet
1
1
FT
Game Details
Dover
Aldershot Town
3
0
FT
Game Details
Eastleigh
Bristol Rovers
1
1
FT
Game Details
Forest Green Rovers
Torquay United
2
1
FT
Game Details
Grimsby Town
Southport
0
1
FT
Game Details
Lincoln City
Gateshead
1
1
FT
Game Details
Welling
Dartford
2
2
FT
Game Details
Woking
Nuneaton Town
1
0
FT
Game Details
Wrexham
Kidderminster Harriers
1
0
FT
Game Details
Aberdeen
St Mirren
2
2
FT
Game Details
León
Monterrey
1
3
FT
Game Details
Atlas
Queretaro
2
1
FT
Game Details
U.A.N.L
Santos
1
1
FT
Game Details
São Paulo
Huachipato
1
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Icasa
Luverdense
1
0
FT
Game Details
Sampaio Correa-MA
Portuguesa de Desportos
0
0
FT
Game Details
Vila Nova-GO
Ceará
1
5
FT
Game Details
AA Ponte Preta
Paraná Clube
2
2
FT
Game Details
Al-Ain
Al Hilal
2
1
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 4
Game Details
Herediano
Universidad De Costa Rica
Postp
Postponed - now being played Wed, Oct 1
Game Details
Next
Oct 11, 2012

Larsson delight at midfield berth

Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson says that he is enjoying playing in a more central role for Martin O'Neill this season.

• Blog: Sunderland flag saga

Larsson, 27, joined the club in 2011 as a right winger, but has been moved to central midfield to accommodate the arrival of Adam Johnson from Manchester City.

"When it comes to playing in a central position or out wide, I don't mind at all," Larsson told the Sunderland Echo. "It's different when you start playing in midfield and then you get moved back into defence - I don't like that. But anywhere in midfield, I don't mind. I've enjoyed playing in that central position.

"The main thing when you move inside, which I'm not used to, is your positioning. It's a bit more vital. When you're on the wing, it's not as important to hold your position all the time. When you're in the middle, you have to protect your back four, hold the team together. It's the one thing I've tried to focus on when I've been there this season.

"On the other hand, it's a good, strong position - you get the ball a bit more often and get to play a bit more, which I really enjoy."

Larsson can earn his 48th international cap for Sweden in Friday's game against the Faroe Islands but he already has one eye on his 50th cap, which he hopes to win against England later this year. He said: "I have 47 caps at the moment, so if I play in those two, we'll have England at home in November and that will be my 50th cap.

"They're opening a new national stadium in Stockholm as well, so that'll be good - it would be really nice. You want to get as many caps as you can and 50 is a landmark. It's apt if it is against England, where I've spent my career.

"England always has been a big rival for Sweden. Everyone knows we lost at the Euros and we'll want to put that right. Everyone back home follows English football - it's by far the biggest league that our supporters follow. So whenever England play against Sweden it's one of those big games for us."

"It's great to have that game to open a new stadium with and it would be great to win my 50th cap in it."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.