Switzerland has not scored a goal in the knockout stage of a World Cup since their 7-5 loss to Austria in the quarter-finals of the 1954 World Cup which they hosted with their last ever knockout goal at a major tournament since 1954 being scored by Xherdan Shaqiri against Poland in Euro 2016.
Sweden right back Mikael Lustig will miss the quarterfinals after collecting his second yellow card of the tournament for a tug on Josip Drmic in the first half.
Sweden's Emil Forsberg is mobbed by teammates after scoring against Switzerland at the World Cup.
Andersson, however, is not unduly troubled by his team's lack of creativity. Against either Colombia or England, both sides can expect a frustrating match, but they must be patient.
Switzerland kept possession of the ball for more than two-thirds of the game, but Sweden defended bravely - Swedes blocked nine shots throughout the game - and managed to create a few chances at the other end.
Haris Seferovic forced Olsen into a save with a powerful header as three minutes of added time were signalled but in the final minute, Switzerland were reduced to 10 men as Lang was dismissed for a professional foul on Martin Olsson.
Swedish coach Janne Andersson declined to answer questions whether his team has been underestimated at the World Cup after a scrappy win over Switzerland secured them a spot in the quarter-finals.
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Sweden has advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 1994 with a 1-0 win over Switzerland.
"Sweden did precisely what they were good at and that was enough to beat us". Switzerland was fortunate to still be alive at that point.
Both teams were unable to find a decisive goal in the next 30 minutes with the match heading to a penalty shootout. It took 66 minutes, but he managed to break the deadlock after finding space on the edge of the box before firing past a hapless Yann Sommer.
"(Forsberg) has developed in terms of the holistic approach to his game", Andersson said of his goalscorer.
For Andersson's system, it is a handsome marriage as the Sweden coach can allow his players to sit back and soak up pressure before releasing the pace-merchant to devastate the opposition right-back. By doing so, the Scandinavian nation have become only the 11th side to reach such a feat, now joining the pantheon of great footballing nations.
It promises to be a fascinating encounter as Sweden & Switzerland face off for a place in the quarter finals.
How Zlatan Ibrahimovic must be frustrated at not being a part of this. Despite this Sweden will not care, as the result is more than fitting for their historic half-century.