Why Manchester United’s Victor Lindelof is missing Sweden vs South Korea
Victor Lindelof will miss Sweden’s opening World Cup fixture against South Korea on Monday due to illness.
The Manchester United centre-back was expected to start the match alongside Andreas Granqvist in Nizhny Novgorod, but he has been replaced by Pontus Jansson.
According to Aftonbladet, Lindelof was feeling unwell on Sunday but the decision to drop him from the team was taken on Monday morning.
The 23-year-old has stayed behind at Sweden’s team hotel and will take no part in the match.
Lindelof now has five days to recover before Sweden face Germany in their second Group F fixture on... read more
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