Sweden’s Group F clash against South Korea this afternoon is the first of three matches to take place on day 5 of World Cup 2018.
The match takes place at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Russia, and will be shown live on ITV.
The Swedes qualified for their first appearance at the World Cup finals since 2006 by defeating Italy 1-0 in a two-legged play-off, after finishing behind France in UEFA Group A.
South Korea are taking part in their ninth consecutive World Cup tournament, having qualified from AFC Group A along with Iran.
These countries have only ever met in three friendly matches before, the most recent of which took place in November 2005.
That fixture finished 2-2 at the Estadio Eladio Rosabal Cordero in Costa Rica, with Ahn Jung-Hwan and Kim Young-Chul scoring for Korea and Johann Elmander and Markus Rosenberg replying for Sweden.
Match commentary comes from Jon Champion and Ally McCoist.
Monday, June 18
13.00 (ITV) Sweden v Korea Republic
16.00 (BBC) Belgium v Panama
19.00 (BBC) Tunisia v England
France face Croatia in the final of World Cup 2018 this afternoon. The match takes place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, as the two countries do battle for the right to succeed Germany as world champions. The French topped their group with narrow victories…
ITV will broadcast the World Cup 2018 third place play-off between Belgium and England at Saint Petersburg Stadium this afternoon. Neither team will be particularly happy with their participation in this fixture, having come so close to playing in the sport’s showpiece occasion, but they…
Croatia take on England in the second semi-final of World Cup 2018 this evening, which takes place at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, and features the winners of the third and fourth quarter-finals. Having gone the distance against Colombia in the last 16 before prevailing on…