Spain is coming off back-to-back victories against Kosovo and Georgia. With 13 points from six matches, they are currently in second place in qualification group B. They trail the leaders, Sweden, by only two points. So far, they have won four matches, lost one, and drawn one. With seven points from three home matches, they have the second-best home record in the group. They have scored 13 goals while allowing only five goals in six games. With four goals, Ferran Torres is the team’s highest scorer. Carlos Soler and Dani Olmo have both scored two goals. And when it comes to injuries, Ferran Torres is out along with Pedri and Gerard Moreno.
Sweden is also coming off two consecutive victories over Kosovo and Greece. With 15 points from six matches, they are currently in first place in qualification group B. They are only two points ahead of Spain in the group, and a draw would be enough for them to win. So far, they’ve won five games and lost one. They have a dismal away record in the group, with only three points from two games played at home. They’ve scored 12 goals while only conceding three. With four goals, Alexander Isak leads the goal-scoring list for Sweden. Forsberg, Quaison, and Claesson each have two goals. Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be missed as he is not available for selection.