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Russia: Sweden’s scorer and coach praise VAR system after win over South Korea01:27

Russia: Sweden’s scorer and coach praise VAR system after win over South Korea

Russian Federation, Nizhny Novgorod
June 18, 2018 at 06:17 GMT +00:00 · Published

Sweden's coach Janne Andersson and team captain Andreas Granqvist spoke at a press conference in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday, after defeating South Korea 1:0 over a penalty awarded by the VAR (Video Assistance Referee).

For the team coach, the penalty "should have been called straight away" since it was "a very-very clear penalty."

He concluded by saying that when the referee missed the penalty "it was excellent that he was able to use the possibility offered by the VAR."

Swedish ace Andreas Granqvist, captain of the team and scorer of the match, also praised the usefulness of the system and said that his team is now looking ahead to the match against Germany on June 23.

He added that since Germany lost to Mexico it will be "a different type of game."

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Sweden's coach Janne Andersson and team captain Andreas Granqvist spoke at a press conference in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday, after defeating South Korea 1:0 over a penalty awarded by the VAR (Video Assistance Referee).

For the team coach, the penalty "should have been called straight away" since it was "a very-very clear penalty."

He concluded by saying that when the referee missed the penalty "it was excellent that he was able to use the possibility offered by the VAR."

Swedish ace Andreas Granqvist, captain of the team and scorer of the match, also praised the usefulness of the system and said that his team is now looking ahead to the match against Germany on June 23.

He added that since Germany lost to Mexico it will be "a different type of game."

Due to FIFA restrictions, access to this footage is limited to the following countries ONLY:

Africa - Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Asia - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.

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