Harry Kane, Dele Alli 'fitness concerns for quarter-final'

World Cup without Zlatan Sweden's team spirit shines

World Cup without Zlatan Sweden's team spirit shines

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The crop of 2018 are far from England's most talented team, gone are the standout individuals of the 'Golden Generation, ' but it has been a while since fans have seen this level of teamwork.

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However, despite those positive numbers, England only mustered two efforts on target compared to Colombia's four. "It's shameful that this happens in the round of 16 of a World Cup".

Gareth Southgate's England created history in what was a bad-tempered last-16 clash with Colombia in Moscow as they secured a first-ever World Cup penalty shoot-out victory.

England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford saves a penalty from Colombia's Carlos Bacca.

France's Lilian Thuram hits past Croatia's Zvonimir Soldo to score the winning goal for France during a 1998 World Cup semifinal match. Sweden play a 4-4-2 formation, relying on big centre forwards in attack and dogged defending at the back - a method that has historically been synonymous with England. The British government had believed Sweden's prime minister, Stefan Löfven, had given a commitment that no Swedish ministers would attend any of their team's games for the duration of the World Cup tournament. Those include three penalties from Kane, who is the tournament's top scorer with six and is keen to build on that. Matthaeus, however, had only praise for the England side and their brand of quick football. It doesn't take much, given England's recent footballing ineptitude.

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The boys and their 25-year-old coach were found on a mud bank 6ft above the water level, 4.8km into the 9.6km network of caves. The starving group was given high-protein liquid food and a vacuum-packed meal of rice and pork was being prepared for them.

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At the older end of the scale, the 32-year-old Ashley Young said he would be keen to take a penalty if the Colombia game goes to a shootout.

Next up is a quarterfinal clash against Sweden, and Southgate vowed to keep marching forward for the fans who made the trip to Russian Federation.

He may have to break up the three-man advanced midfield of Raheem Sterling, Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard, as Sterling and Alli have both had a frustrating time in Russian Federation.

They beat Colombia last night on penalties.

There were also a number of injuries being assessed at the forRestMix Club.

"It's hard to score penalties past him because he's huge, he helped me a lot".

This small detail hints at the preparation that has gone into this England team. "They think they are going to win and they will get an unpleasant surprise on Saturday".

"Sweden is another team we have a poor record against".

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