Soccer-Ibrahimovic’s speedy goal hands Swedes victory over Kazakhstan (Reuters)

ASTANA, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic netted after just 27 seconds as he led his side to a 1-0 win over Kazakhstan in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday to consolidate second place in Group C. Ibrahimovic stunned the Kazakh side when he scored seconds into the match following a lightning counter-attack with a low strike into the far right corner. It was Sweden’s fastest goal since Hjalmar Lorichs scored 12 seconds into a friendly against Finland in 1912. Kazakhstan attacked down the flanks but failed to trouble Swedish keeper Andreas Isaksson. …

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