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Nearly 600 Sweden fans travel to Tórshavn for Nordic derby

Uefa Euro 2020 qualifying group F, Matchday 5: The Faroe Islands national team tonight takes on Sweden at Tórsvøllur Stadium.

This is the third time the Faroes are set to play against Sweden in a competitive match.

In October 2012, the islanders were beaten 2-1 by Sweden at home, and in June 2013, they lost 2-0 in Stockholm.

Tonights Nordic derby is reportedly sold out, which means that around 3.000 spectators will be present for the match.

Approximately 600 of those are from Sweden, writes Faroese news website In.fo.

The match starts at 7.45pm.

Matchday 5, group F:
Faroe Islands-Sweden
Romania-Spain
Norway-Malta

Group F standings (prior to matchday 5)
Spain 12 points
Romania 7
Sweden 7
Norway 5
Malta 3
Faroe Islands 0

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