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For some Swedish fans, days of constant parting in Kyiv, where beer and vodka are considerably cheaper than in their home country, ended up with alcohol poisoning or injuries caused by falls while drunk.

“Please don’t tell my mom,” pleaded one Swede when he saw reporters at the hospital where he spent the night when his team lost the Ukrainians on Monday.

The day when Swedes played with Ukrainians was an especially tough one for their supporters – and not only because Ukraine won 2-1.

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