Spectacular Goal of Ola Toivonen against France Catapults Sweden to Top of Group A

  • Ola Toivonen’s spectacular goal from the half-way line in extra time complicated France’s prospect of automatically qualifying to 2018 Football World Cup, to be held in Russia. A dramatic 2-1 win of Sweden over France catapulted the former to the top of Group A with 13 points, thereby leveling France. The other scorers of the match were Olivier Giroud of France at 37th minute and Jimmy Durmaz of Sweden at 43rd minute. To stay in the game, France will take on Netherlands on August 31. While Netherlands humiliated Luxembourg with 5-0 thrashing, Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal triumphed over Latvia with a 3-0 whitewash.

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