England face their date with destiny as they look to reach the World Cup 2018 semi-finals for the first time in 28 years – but Sweden stand firmly in their way.
Defeat Sweden 2-0 to gain access into the semi-finals for the first time in history.
After Tuesday’s thrilling penalty shootout victory over Colombia, England’s reward is a quarter-final against the Swedes in Samara.
Gareth Southgate has been keen to talk down England’s chances, but the first knockout victory since 2006 has suddenly got the nation believing.
England captain Harry Kane should be fit to start despite picking up a niggling injury during the last-16 victory, but Jamie Vardy is struggling for fitness and it unlikely to feature.
With Sweden at full strength, coach Janne Andersson will look to maintain their strong record against England of having never lost to the Three Lions at the World Cup.
Source: Nigerian News