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Russia-Sweden football friendly match in October relocated from Stockholm to Moscow

Sweden's borders are currently closed for entry from countries, which are not members of the European Union

A friendly football match between the national football teams of Sweden and Russia will be played in the Russian capital of Moscow on October 8, the press service of the Russian national football team announced on Wednesday.

The match was scheduled to be played on October 8 in the Swedish capital of Stockholm at the over 54,300-seat capacity Friends Arena, which is rated as the biggest stadium in Scandinavia. However, Sweden's borders are currently closed for entry from countries, which are not members of the European Union.

The stadium in Moscow, which will hold the friendly match between Russia and Sweden on October 8, will be announced later, but the match start time is slated for 7:30 p.m. Moscow time (16:30 GMT).

The Russian national football team is now scheduled to play three international fixtures between October 8 and 14. Besides the friendly against Sweden on October 8, the national squad is set to face Turkey on October 11 and Hungary on October 14 as part of the UEFA (the Union of European Football Associations) Nations League.

Playing in the group stage of the UEFA Nations League in September, the Russian team defeated Serbia at home on September 3 (3-1) and then enjoyed an away win against Hungary on September 6 (3-2).

The friendly football match between Russia and Sweden was initially scheduled to kick off on March 28, however, it was postponed indefinitely as a safety measure against the global spread of the novel coronavirus.

TASS, 23 Sep 2020

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