Sweden v England Prediction
Friday, 3:00 pm
Cosmos Arena (Samara)
Sweden will face England in the quarter final of the 2018 World Cup at the Cosmos Arena in Samara.
Sweden enter this games following a hard fought (1-0) victory against Switzerland in the round of 16. The only goal in the game came in the 66th minute when Emil Forsberg‘s deflected shot on goal found the back of the net.
England approach this game after a penalty shootout win against Colombia. The Three Lions looked all set to secure a (1-0) win after Harry Kane converted a spot-kick, before they were forced into extra time by a last goal. After the sides couldn’t be separated in extra time, the game entered into penalties were England won.
Players to Watch
Harry Kane have netted six goals in three games World Cup games. England’s Hope will be on their captain and leader.
The solid defensive combination of captain Andreas Granqvist and Victor Linelof have seen Sweden concede only one goal in their last three games. The captain have also converted two spot kick for the Swedes.
Head to Head
This sides have meet quite a number of times. In their last five games, England have won twice, lost twice and drawn one.
Their last World Cup meeting was in 2006 group stage were is ended in a (2-2) draw.
Prediction: Either to win | 12
Reason for Sweden v England Betting Tips
Sweden have gone four consecutive games without a draw.
England have played four games without a draw in their last five outing.
They have played three straight head to head encounters without a draw.