The Swedish squad was clear (0-2) thanks to the goals of Larsson and Thelin. Czech Republic and Denmark signed the tables (1-1).
Sweden beat Hungary clearly (0-2) in a friendly deputy in Budapest which signified the farewell to the Magyars of their legendary goalkeeper Gábor Király.
Although both teams played with experimental lineups, with many young players, the men headed by Jan Andersson were more organized and soon began to dominate the game.
In the first 25 minutes the Swedes created several scoring chances through Nyman, Thelin or Larsson, but were thwarted by the Hungarian defense.
Hungarian coach Bernd Storck lined up two players who said goodbye to the Magyar team, Roland Juhász and Király, a goalkeeper known for his long gray trousers, who have been absolute international in 107 games since 1998.
Király were substituted in 28 minutes for Megyeri, a change that became a tribute, because the public applauded the mythical goalkeeper for minutes and showed signs with messages of gratitude to the goalkeeper.
Megyeri scored a goal just seconds after entering the pitch after a free kick from 22 meters from Larsson, who scored the first goal for Sweden in the 29th minute.
After the break, Hungary tried to control the game with a more courageous tactic the match was balanced, but in the 66th minute Thelin scored the second Swedish goal with a shot from the right that reached the bottom of the Hungarian goal after passing between the legs of Several local players.
After the second Swedish goal the Hungarians gave way and made many mistakes against an opponent who only controlled the game to secure the win.
Czech Republic 1 – Denmark 1
Denmark drew a draw in Prague against a superior Czech Republic and wasted too many chances in a duel full of substitutes. The Czechs gave a better image and deserved to win, by intensity and opportunities, although they soon got ahead with a lucky move. A distant shot from Barak bounced on Kjr’s head and ended in goal.
Skoda, in a frantic header, pardoned the 2-0. And three minutes later, Jorgensen knocked out Kjr’s header in a corner by Wass, who played in an unprecedented midfield.
Ukraine 2 – Serbia
The Ukrainian national team has been far superior at home to a very weak Serbia that has barely offered resistance at Metalist Stadium. Shevchenko’s pupils advanced in the half-scored marker in the first half of Skakhov. The both had no response from the rival and the Ukrainians relaxed. In the second half both technicians exhausted the six changes, but had to wait for the final stretch of the clash to see again a goal, in this case work by Yarmolenko on a penalty.
Austria 0 – Slovakia 0
A goalless draw with little game between Austria and Slovakia on Austrian soil. The best chances of the match came in the first half, first with a warning from the visitors that saved the Austrian goalkeeper, Lukse and later with the local replica, that could be advanced twice, one of them very clear, with Holubek saving on the Line a shot from Arnautovic. In the second half only a more remarkable action, in favor of Slovakia, that had the triumph in his hand but returned to encounter with the rival goalkeeper.