Sweden picked up their first win in Euro 2016 qualifying, beating Liechtenstein 2-0 in their Group G encounter at the Friends Arena in Solna.
In a quiet first half, Erkan Zengin found the target for Sweden, who were missing leading scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic due to an Achilles problem.
Jimmy Durmaz doubled their advantage a minute after the break for a Sweden side desperate to register their first win of the campaign after draws against Austria and Russia.
Shots on goal were plentiful for the home side,...
Liechtenstein held firm to deny Montenegro and earn a goalless draw at the Rheinpark Stadion, despite losing first-choice keeper Peter Jehle to injury in the second half.
After being thrashed 4-0 by Russia in their first Euro 2016 qualifying match, Liechtenstein were a much tougher nut to crack on Thursday night and had a number of chances to nick it themselves.
Montenegro will be kicking themselves for not putting their hosts to the sword, though, especially after Jehle had to be replaced in the...
Russia got more than a helping hand as they began their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a 4-0 victory over Liechtenstein in Group G.
Coming off a disappointing World Cup, Fabio Capello's Russia needed a reassuring win over the part-timers from Liechtenstein, but while the score looked good, the manner in which it was achieved was less convincing.
Two own goals and a somewhat clumsy penalty excused the profligacy of Russia's strikers before substitute Artem Dzyuba scored the fourth, but they will...