Video: Dejan Kulusevski assists match-winner for Sweden with a beautiful cross

Dejan Kulusevski set up Sweden’s only goal of the night as they emerged 1-0 winners of Albania in a friendly at Stockholm on Monday.

Kulusevski started on the right wing as Sweden set up in a 4-2-3-1, with the Tottenham man, Emil Forsberg and Alexander Isak playing in behind the number nine, Gustaf Nilsson, who plies his trade for Belgian side Union SG.

It was a tight game, with both defences being quite resolute and with neither side creating too many chances over the 90 minutes.

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Dejan Kulusevski unlocks the door for Sweden

However, the Spurs star provided the moment of quality that made the difference, producing a perfectly directed cross with his right foot just after the hour mark that was headed home at the far post by Nilsson.

Watch the goal below on ViaPlay:

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This sort of brilliant crossing ability is perhaps why Postecoglou and other managers persist with playing Kulusevski out wide even though the Swede seems to have more of an impact on matches when he plays centrally.

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