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Football Soccer - France v Sweden -2018 World Cup Qualifying European Zone - Group A - Stade de France, Saint-Denis near Paris, France - 10/11/16

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates with team mate Antoine Griez mannafter he scored against Sweden. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Netherlands' players pose for a photo prior to their FIFA 2018 World Cyp qualifier match against Sweden, at the Amsterdam Arena, on October 10, 2017

Netherlands' players pose for a photo prior to their FIFA 2018 World Cyp qualifier match against Sweden, at the Amsterdam Arena, on October 10, 2017 (AFP Photo/EMMANUEL DUNAND)

The Netherlands' Arjen Robben reacts during their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier match against Sweden, at the Amsterdam Arena, on October 10, 2017

Netherlands' players pose for a photo prior to their FIFA 2018 World Cyp qualifier match against Sweden, at the Amsterdam Arena, on October 10, 2017

The Netherlands' Arjen Robben reacts during their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier match against Sweden, at the Amsterdam Arena, on October 10, 2017

The Netherlands' Arjen Robben reacts during their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier match against Sweden, at the Amsterdam Arena, on October 10, 2017 (AFP Photo/EMMANUEL DUNAND)

The Netherlands' coach Dick Advocaat reacts following their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier match against Sweden, at the Amsterdam Arena on October 10, 2017

The Netherlands' coach Dick Advocaat reacts following their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier match against Sweden, at the Amsterdam Arena on October 10, 2017 (AFP Photo/EMMANUEL DUNAND)

The Netherlands' coach Dick Advocaat reacts following their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier match against Sweden, at the Amsterdam Arena on October 10, 2017

Still alive: Teams chasing World Cup spots through playoffs

From left, Sweden's Andreas Granqvis, Martin Olsson and Marcus Berg greet supportersat the end of the World Cup Group A soccer qualifying match between the Netherlands and Sweden at the ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Portugal, France book World Cup tickets; Dutch to stay home

Netherland's Arjen Robben celebrates after scoring the opening goal on a penalty during a World Cup Group A soccer qualifying match between the Netherlands and Sweden at the ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Netherlands' forward Arjen Robben acknowledges the fans following their FIFA World Cup 2018 football, Group A, qualification match against Sweden at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam on October 10, 2017

Netherlands' forward Arjen Robben acknowledges the fans following their FIFA World Cup 2018 football, Group A, qualification match against Sweden at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam on October 10, 2017 (AFP Photo/EMMANUEL DUNAND)

Netherlands' Arjen Robben is joined by one of his children as he acknowledges the fans following their FIFA World Cup 2018qualification match against Sweden at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam on October 10, 2017

Netherlands' Arjen Robben is joined by one of his children as he acknowledges the fans following their FIFA World Cup 2018qualification match against Sweden at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam on October 10, 2017 (AFP Photo/EMMANUEL DUNAND)

Netherlands' Arjen Robben is joined by one of his children as he acknowledges the fans following their FIFA World Cup 2018qualification match against Sweden at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam on October 10, 2017

Robben retires from Dutch team after 2-0 win over Sweden

Netherland's Arjen Robben thumbs up to supporters at the end of the World Cup Group A soccer qualifying match between the Netherlands and Sweden at the ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Robben retires from Dutch team after 2-0 win over Sweden

Netherland's Arjen Robben celebrates after scoring his second goal during a World Cup Group A soccer qualifying match between the Netherlands and Sweden at the ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Robben retires from Dutch team after 2-0 win over Sweden

Netherland's Arjen Robben stands during the national anthem prior to the start of a World Cup Group A soccer qualifying match between the Netherlands and Sweden at the ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Robben retires from Dutch team after 2-0 win over Sweden

Netherland's Arjen Robben celebrates after scoring the opening goal on a penalty during a World Cup Group A soccer qualifying match between the Netherlands and Sweden at the ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Switzerland, Italy top Europe's World Cup playoffs lineup

Sweden's coach Jan Andersson grimaces prior to the start of a World Cup Group A soccer qualifying match between the Netherlands and Sweden at the ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden - Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands - October 10, 2017 Netherlands’ Arjen Robben with children and team mates after the match REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden - Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands - October 10, 2017 Netherlands’ Arjen Robben after the match REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden - Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands - October 10, 2017 Netherlands’ Arjen Robben applauds fans after the match REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden - Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands - October 10, 2017 Sweden’s Martin Olsson in action with Netherlands’ Arjen Robben REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden - Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands - October 10, 2017 Netherlands’ Arjen Robben celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Netherlands vs Sweden - Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands - October 10, 2017 Netherlands’ Ryan Babel takes a free kick REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters

Netherlands defeat Sweden but fail to qualify for World Cup

Dick Advocaat's side were unable to pull off one of the unlikeliest results in World Cup qualifying history and failed to earn a play-off spot

LIVE: Netherlands vs Sweden

Dick Advocaat's side must pull off one of the unlikeliest results in World Cup qualifying history to earn themselves a play-off spot - follow it LIVE!

53626233. Amsterdam (Netherlands), 08/10/2017.- Dick Advocaat (L), head coach of the Dutch National Team arrives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 08 October 2017. Netherlands will face Sweden on 10 October in their FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying soccer match. (Mundial de Fútbol, Suecia, Países Bajos; Holanda) EFE/EPA/VINCENT JANNINK

53626233. Amsterdam (Netherlands), 08/10/2017.- Maarten Stekelenburg (C) of the Dutch National Team signs autograph to a fan in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 08 October 2017. Netherlands will face Sweden on 10 October in their FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying soccer match. (Mundial de Fútbol, Suecia, Países Bajos; Holanda) EFE/EPA/VINCENT JANNINK

53626233. Amsterdam (Netherlands), 08/10/2017.- Nathan Ake (L) and Memphis Depay (R) of the Dutch National Team arrive in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 08 October 2017. Netherlands will face Sweden on 10 October in their FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying soccer match. (Mundial de Fútbol, Suecia, Países Bajos; Holanda) EFE/EPA/VINCENT JANNINK

Janssen keeps faith in Netherlands hopes after Sweden make mockery of Advocaat comments

The Oranje coach claimed it was "stupid" to suggest Sweden would beat Luxembourg, only to see them do that and all but end his side's hopes

Another Kariobangi Sharks player fails trials in Sweden

The Kariobangi Sharks player has been training with Sweden top side IF Djurgarden’s U-19 side for the last ten days

Robben: Netherlands' World Cup chances are over

Dick Advocaat's side need to beat Sweden by seven goals in their final qualifier to ensure a play-off berth, but the winger has admitted defeat

Ronaldo sets up Swiss showdown; France closes on WCup place

Sweden's Marcus Berg, right, celebrates scoring with teammate Ola Toivonen during the World Cup 2018 group A qualifying match between Sweden and Luxembourg at Friends Arena in Solna, Stockholm, Saturday Oct. 7, 2017. (Soren Andersson/TT via AP)

Holland see off Belarus but need miracle after Sweden’s rout of Luxembourg

Holland see off Belarus but need miracle after Sweden’s rout of Luxembourg

Arjen Robben dashes back to the halfway line after putting Holland back in front late on in their game against Belarus.

Holland see off Belarus but need miracle after Sweden’s rout of Luxembourg

France vs Sweden for a berth in 2018 World Cup

Sweden's Marcus Berg heads the ball to score during the World Cup 2018 group A qualifying match between Sweden and Luxembourg at Friends Arena in Solna, Stockholm, Saturday Oct. 7, 2017. (Soren Andersson/TT via AP)

France vs Sweden for a berth in 2018 World Cup

Swedish players celebrate after Marcus Berg scored during the World Cup 2018 group A qualifying match between Sweden and Luxembourg at Friends Arena in Solna, Stockholm, Saturday Oct. 7, 2017. (Jessica Gow/TT via AP)

France vs Sweden for a berth in 2018 World Cup

Sweden supporters during the World Cup 2018 group A qualifying match between Sweden and Luxembourg at Friends Arena in Solna, Stockholm, Saturday Oct. 7, 2017. (Soren Andersson/TT via AP)

France vs Sweden for a berth in 2018 World Cup

Belarus' and Netherland's players push each other during their World Cup Group A qualifying soccer match at the Borisov-Arena stadium, in Borisov, Belarus, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

France vs Sweden for a berth in 2018 World Cup

France fans celebrate their 1-0 victory against Bulgaria during the World Cup Group A qualifying soccer match between Bulgaria and France at Vassil Levski Stadium in Sofia, Bulgaria, Saturday Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo)

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