Referee Joel Aguilar did not grant the penalty after a tackle by Kim Min-Woo on Viktor Claesson, but after the review and the decision, Granqvist finished into the lower right corner with Jo Hyeon-Woo diving the opposite way.
Granqvist stepped up and coolly slotted the ball away to cap-off a man of the match performance from the veteran defender, who made some essential last-ditch challenges in the first half to deny the Koreans.
With Sweden and South Korea both attempting to fight their way out of a competitive Group F headlined by the defending champions, Germany, and the red-hot Mexico team it lost, perhaps you can't blame either manager for trying to find any possible edge available to them.
Shin has been keeping secret his lineup against Sweden, using different lineups in each of their World Cup tuneups.
The South Korean coach's revelation came after Sweden's coach Janne Andersson expressed his apology following claims of a Swedish scout spying on the South Korean team's close-knit training session.
Swedish striker Marcus Berg had the best opportunity to break the deadlock from open play but side-footed the ball into the knee of South Korea goalkeeper Cho Hyun-woo from point blank range in the 21st minute.
Mikael Lustig picked out Claesson with an inviting cross on the stroke of half-time but his header was deflected wide.
South Korea, as expected, named Heung-Min Son and Hwang Hee-Chan to lead their attack, while captain Ki Sung-yueng competes at a third World Cup, starting in central midfield. A surprising choice to take the spot-kick, Granqvist coolly slotted into the bottom corner for his seventh global goal.
In a scrappy game, Cho also saved well from Ola Toivonen's header following a free-kick. Claesson goes over in the penalty box and Sweden are demanding a spot-kick!
Sweden had 15 shots, five on frame, while holding South Korea to zero shots on goal. There is always something we have to do to analyse the other team and we do what we can to win the match.
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Next up for the Swedes is an intriguing encounter against Germany in Sochi on June 23.
A steam explosion at the summit will likely shower communities near the volcano with ash, the Hawaii Civil Defense Agency said. Big Island residents have reported collecting them from beaches and along roadsides.
Halldorsson never received any professional goalkeeping training as it was common in Iceland during that time. In Group C, Australia fell 2-to-1 to an underwhelming and relatively inexperienced French side.
Senior government officials are gathering for an emergency meeting at the Prime Minister's office, broadcaster NHK reported. A 9-year-old girl and two men in their 80s have been killed by a strong quake in the western Japan metropolis of Osaka.
The Cavaliers will take on either the reigning champion Golden State Warriors or Houston Rockets in the championship series. James led the Cavaliers in the first half with 17 points and 10 rebounds but they trailed for much of the half.
Police say the suspect then tried yet another carjacking in the parking lot, but was approached by two armed civilians. Before attempting the carjackings, Tumwater Police said the suspect went into the Walmart and fired at a display case.
He was first in average driving distance in this Open, second in strokes-saved-putting and third in greens-in-regulation. She birdied five of the first seven holes, eagled No. 8 and added three more birdies to finish 12th at 15 under.
Apart from the colour, the only noticeable difference being that the mother of two's dress was more fitted than Markle's. Wrote one on Twitter , "She's so attractive but good God, she needs a seamstress to fit her clothing to her tiny frame".
The originals tend to be graffiti on building facades, seen for free by passers-by, rather than pictures hung from studio walls. Then a month later I got a mail from the co-ordinator Grayson Perry asking me to submit something so I sent it again.
A spokesman for the brand said Stadler's arrest would be discussed at a supervisory board meeting on Monday. He was charged with wire fraud and conspiracy to defraud American customers and violate the Clean Air Act.
The government pays more than $1 billion a year to care for unaccompanied immigrant children, Sessions has said . The new figures are for people who tried to enter the United States between official border crossings.
Powerful Earthquake Kills 3, Leaves 200+ Injured in Japan
The quake disrupted some of Japan's usually meticulous train services from Osaka to other major cities including Tokyo and Nagoya. Japan lies in a particularly earthquake-prone region and accounts for around 20% of quakes worldwide of magnitude 6.0 or more.
The queen and Duchess Meghan make 1st joint appearance
The Queen sported a lime green ensemble; green is the colour adopted by survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire in London a year ago. Note, cream dress Markle was a model made by the house Givenchy, who created the wedding dress for the former actress.
Costa Rica vs. Serbia - Football Match Report
Mitrović is taking part in his first ever World Cup and will be eager to open his account with a goal against Costa Rica . The goal wouldn't have counted, as Milinkovic-Savic was offside, but it was a attractive effort nonetheless.