Sweden 2 vs. Nigeria 1 in the 2002 World Cup

Information about the 1st Round Group F game played in the 2002 Soccer World Cup between the National Teams of Nigeria and Sweden with details about goals, starters and reserves, substitutions, cards and more.

Game played in the

Date: Friday, June 07, 2002

2 - 1
Goals:
Goal min 27
27'
Julius Aghahowa
35'
Goal min 35
Henrik Larsson
63'
Goal min 63
Henrik Larsson
(penalty)

Players

Sweden Sweden
Pos Je Player
Starters
GK
1.
DF
2.
DF
4.
DF
15.
DF
16.
MF
6.
MF
7.
MF
8.
83'
MF
9.
FW
10.
64'
FW
11.
Goal min 35Goal min 63
Entered
MF
17.
83'
FW
22.
64'
Other Reserves
GK
12.
GK
23.
DF
3.
DF
5.
DF
13.
DF
14.
MF
18.
MF
19.
MF
20.
FW
21.
Coach: Tommy Soderberg
Nigeria Nigeria
Pos Je Player
Starters
GK
1.
DF
3.
65'
DF
5.
DF
6.
DF
14.
MF
2.
MF
10.
MF
15.
FW
9.
70'
FW
17.
Goal min 27
FW
21.
Entered
FW
4.
65'
FW
7.
70'
Other Reserves
GK
12.
GK
22.
DF
13.
DF
16.
DF
19.
MF
8.
MF
11.
MF
20.
FW
18.
FW
23.
Coach: Adegboye Onigbinde

Abbreviations and Notes:
Pos = Position. It shows the player's natural position but not necessarily the one he played in this particular game
Positions: GK: Goalkeeper / DF: Defender / MF: Midfielder / FW: Forward
Je. = Jersey number / (C) = Captain / HT: at half-time

Cards

National Team
Player
Card and Minutes
Sweden
Sweden
Johan Mjallby
31' yellow card
Sweden
Sweden
Niclas Alexandersson
69' yellow card
Nigeria
Nigeria
Taribo West
80' yellow card

Substitutions

Sweden Sweden
Minute
64
Andreas Andersson
replaced
Marcus Allback
Minute
83
Magnus Svensson
replaced
Anders Svensson
Nigeria Nigeria
Minute
65
Nwankwo Kanu
replaced
Celestine Babayaro
Minute
70
Pius Ikedia
replaced
Bartholomew Ogbeche