Seb Larsson

Larsson plays in friendly win

by Stuart Vose

Midfielder's Sweden side defeat Chinese.

Seb Larsson completed the full 90 minutes as Sweden notched a friendly win over China on Thursday evening.

Former Bolton man Johan Elmander scored the only goal just after half time to seal victory for Erik Hamren's side.

Sweden start their World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign on Tuesday when they take on Kazakhstan in Malmo.

Larsson has made 42 appearances for Sunderland since joining the club in summer 2011, scoring eight goals.