Monday, 21 October 2013

World Cup - Portugal face Sweden in qualifying play-off

Cristiano Ronaldo v Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal will take on Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden side in the qualifying play-offs for next year's World Cup in Brazil.

France, who finished second to Spain in the toughest of the qualifying groups, will face Ukraine, who finished second to England by just a point in the main qualifying tournament.

Greece will take on Romania, while Iceland face Croatia.

The matches will be two-legged affairs, with the first legs on Friday 15th November and the second legs on Tuesday 19th November.

Matches will be decided by away goals in the event of a draw over the two legs, with extra-time and penalties possible thereafter in the second leg matches.

The draw (first-named teams in the list below play their home legs first):

Portugal v Sweden

Ukraine v France

Greece v Romania

Iceland v Croatia

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