SWE vs ENG: In the second day of FIFA World Cup quarterfinals, the teams Sweden and England are to face off each other today. The game will kick off at 3:00 pm Saturday 7th July. The venue of the game Sweden vs England is at Samara Arena. The other quarterfinal match is between Russia and Croatia which is also scheduled later today. France and Belgium are the two teams already qualified for the semifinals.
England has not reached the last eight of the World Cup as they are defeated. It will be their first appearance. Sweden is the team with the lowest score in the tournament. England team is unchanged in their playing XI. But Sweden has made two changes in the team. Emil Krafth replaces the suspended Mikael Lustig in defence, while Sebastian Larsson returns from suspension in place of Gustav Svensson.
This match will be the 25th meeting between these sides. England has won eight games and Sweden won seven games, with nine draws. Sweden is playing the fifth quarterfinal match of World Cup. Hence it is predicted that England has more chance to qualify for semifinals by winning this game against Sweden.
Sweden vs England Playing XI
Sweden Playing XI: Olsen, Krafth, Lindelof, Granqvist, Augustinsson, Larsson, Ekdal, Forsberg, Claesson, Berg, Toivonen.
England Playing XI: Pickford, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Trippier, Lingard, Henderson, Alli, Young, Sterling, Kane.