"Of course we are capable of winning in France, the players will be ready, I have a good feeling", he said.
Just four WC qualifying games remain and third-placed Netherlands, who beat Luxembourg 5-0, are breathing down Les Bleus' necks.
While Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo continued his electric scoring form, goalkeeper Hugo Lloris dimmed the lights for France with an inexplicably poor error in contrasting fortunes during 2018 World Cup qualifiers on Friday. "It is true we wondered about them after the worldwide retirements of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Kim Kallstrom, but there is a new generation that has taken over and that brings a lot of freshness".
Minutes later, Lloris was tipping an Emil Forsberg free-kick over the bar, and Sweden's Jakob Johansson also had a thumping shot from distance that flew just wide of the target. Out of 20 previous matches between France and Sweden, France has won ten matches in it. It's luck too, that we got that chance. It is unfortunate for him and for the whole team.
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In the 36th minute, the ball was whipped in, but a Swedish player managed to clear.
After a closely-fought 2-1 loss in Paris, Sweden coach Jan Andersson was a lot happier in Stockholm.
It was his 31st global goal, which puts him two behind Arjen Robben after the winger opened the scoring in the 21st.
Veteran midfielder Wesley Sneijder - making a record 131st global appearance on his 33rd birthday - slotted in a second after 35 minutes.
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There could well be a lot of nerves on show when the French host the Dutch at Stade de France on August 31. With the Swedes three points behind in second place and the Netherlands struggling to find their form, a win tonight would put France in a strong position to qualify.
Naturally Sweden haven't been able to call on the services of veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic since he retired in the wake of their early exit from last summer's European Championships, but it doesn't seem as though they're missing the 35-year-old.
The hosts went ahead after 33 minutes though a penalty from Mikhail Sivakov and a fine individual effort from Pavel Savitskiy sealed victory with 10 minutes left.
Midfielder Georgi Kostadinov replied for the visitors in injury time.
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