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Japan will go up against Sweden in Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand on Friday, for the quarter-finals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Fresh from their 3-1 victory over Norway in the last 16, Japan are dreaming big. A second title is the target for the 2011 world champions. Their next test lies in a Sweden side that just eliminated the United States, one of the pre-tournament favorites.

The victor from the Japan-Sweden contest will face either Spain or the Netherlands in the semi-finals.

Team form: Japan vs Sweden

Japan Form

Japan have comfortably won their past three games, starting with a 2-0 victory against Costa Rica, followed by a 4-0 win over Spain, and a 3-1 victory against Norway. Recently, Japan have taken seven wins out of 10 games and lost three times.

In their four World Cup games, Japan have averaged 3.5 goals a game, having scored 14 times. They’ve kept three clean sheets with just one goal conceded so far.

Sweden Form

Sweden won 5-0 and 0-2 against Italy and Argentina in their three most recent outings and subsequently emerged victorious over the USA in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw. In their last 10 international matches across all tournaments, Sweden won five, drew three, and lost two.

Sweden have averaged 2.2 goals per game, scoring nine times in their four World Cup games. They have conceded one time and kept three clean sheets.

Japan vs Sweden Stats

  • Japan have won to nil in 3 of their 4 World Cup games.
  • Japan have won by 2 or more goals in all 4 of their World Cup games.
  • Japan have seen Over 3.5 goals in 3 of their 4 World Cup games.
  • Sweden have drawn at half-time in 3 of their 4 World Cup games.
  • Sweden have kept a clean sheet in 3 of their 4 World Cup games.
  • Sweden have seen Over 2.5 goals in 2 of their 4 World Cup games.

Official Line-Ups: Japan vs Sweden

Japan vs Sweden H2H

When the two countries last played each other in the World Cup, Japan bagged a 3-1 win in July 2011.

It’s the only time these sides have played each other in the competition. In total, they’ve faced off on 10 different occasions across all tournaments. Japan collected five victories, while Sweden won four times. They played out a draw once.


If you’re on the hunt for a sharpshooter in top form, look no further than Hinata Miyazawa. This dynamo has nailed the target five times in recent World Cup matches for Japan, proving she’s a force to be reckoned with. And don’t sleep on Amanda Ilestedt, who’s notched three goals in just four World Cup appearances for the Swedish squad.



Over 2.5 goals paid out in three of Japan’s four World Cup matches, which averaged 3.8 goals in total. Sweden saw Over 2.5 goals twice in the same number of games, with the total averaging 2.5 goals a game. Interestedly, the last three encounters between Sweden and Japan produced Over 2.5 goals.


Sweden have scored the first goal in two of their four World Cup games, while Japan broke the deadlock in all four of their matches. BTTS was the right pick in just one of Sweden and Japan’s four World Cup games.