FOOTBALL - Click Read More to see some key facts concerning Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier between Germany and Sweden.
> Since Germany eliminated Sweden 2-0 in the Last 16 of the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, they have met in two friendlies, one in 2006 won 3-0 by Germany and one in 2010, a scoreless draw. The last Swede to score against Germany is Kennet Andersson in the semifinals of Euro 1992, a tournament hosted by Sweden.
> Sweden have not won any of the last nine meetings between these countries, since defeating Germany 3-1 in an April 1978 friendly.
> Sweden’s last victory in Germany dates back more than 70 years, since a friendly in 1942, that Sweden won 3-2. Sweden eliminated Germany in a friendly four nations tournament in 1988, but that match decided in a penalty shootout is officially registered as a draw.
> Miroslav Klose scored his 65th international goal last Friday and is now only three short of equaling the Germany national team record by Gerd Müller (68).
> In 87 matches managing the German national team since the summer of 2006, Joachim Löw has suffered 14 defeats - eight at home, three away and three on neutral ground.