Another exhilarating match is due in two days’ time. The chaps from England are going to go head to head with the Swedes after going through a brutal clash in the round of 16 stage. The quarter final of Sweden vs England is going to take place on the 7th of July 2018 in the Samara Arena. You can watch the match live online from anywhere through official broadcasters or streaming services.
The Swedes made their mark in this year’s world cup quarter finals by miraculously landing themselves In the last eight. Although the Swiss appeared to be dominant throughout match, the luck was definitely on the Sweden side.
As the match got in to its 66th minute mark Forsberg saw an opportunity and made a shot from the far edge of the box. Amazingly the ball deflected off of Manuel Akanji and made its way in to the net securing the pivotal goal of the match, which defeated Switzerland with an end score of 1-0.
When & where is the Sweden vs England match?
The World Cup quarter-final match of Sweden vs England is on Saturday the 7th of July at 18:00 local time. The initial line up of the match is expected to be announced, more or less an hour before the kickoff.
The venue for the match is “Samara Arena” which has a spectator capacity of 44,918. This is also the location where the Brazil vs Mexico match was held during the 16 clash.
How to Watch Sweden vs England match
Football is booming at the moment and every major media outlet wants to cover it. Therefore you should not have much of a problem viewing the world cup. However to make it more convenient, we are going to list some of the major broadcaster with reference to their respective countries.
If you are residing out of the jurisdiction of any of afore mentioned countries, then you can simply use a VPN service. This way you can bypass any geo restrictions that might hinder your viewing of the Sweden vs England quarter finals.
|United Kingdom||BBC One, ITV1 and ITV Hub|
|Brazil||SporTV or Globo|
|Canada||RDS, The Sports Network 5 & The Sports Network 4|
|France||TF1, beIN Sports|
|Colombia||Caracol TV, RCN TV|
History of Sweden vs England
The Swedish team has showed outstanding performance over the course of this year’s world cup. They have made it to this leg of their journey for the first time in about 24 years. Both England and Sweden have come face to face numerous times over the years, twenty four to be exact.
Not to offend any British lads out there, but the track record of England team as far as competitive matches goes is not that impressive. Both teams have gone against each other for a total of eight times in qualifying and tournament matches. Out of these matches, England only won once during the Euro 2012. From the seven remaining matches, five resulted in a draw and two were won by Sweden.
Since we are concerned with the world cup, it wouldn’t be fair if we don’t mention the previous world cup encounters between Sweden and England. Both teams have come face to face in preceding world cup matches twice and both matches resulted in a draw.
Head to head stats of last five matches
|14th November 2012||Friendly International||Sweden 4-2 England|
|15th June 2012||European Championship||Sweden 2-3 England|
|15th November 2011||Friendly International||England 1-0 Sweden|
|20th June 2006||World Cup||Sweden 2-2 England|
|31st March 2004||Friendly International||Sweden 1-0 England|
Sweden vs England winning Probability
England has only three games to win before they get their hand on the world cup trophy. The Three Lions might have beaten Colombia in their last match, but this doesn’t mean that the swedes are going to go easy on the Brits. The Swedish team can’t afford to lose at this leg of their world cup journey.
It took them twenty four year to come this far in any world cup ever before. So far the swedes have shown astounding performance in this year’s world cup matches. Who can forget the defense, attack and tackling performance given by the Swedish players in their match against Switzerland.
All and all, we have seen equally good performances by both teams, but England has a slight edge over Sweden, so we feel that England has a higher chance of winning the up coming match.
We have left the round of 16 behind and now the quarter finals are also coming to an end. Only the strongest of the teams are going to triumph in this quarter finals and will ultimately get the chance to excel forward and win the world cup.
The Sweden vs England match is going to be a tough one. Both teams are highly experienced and has some of the most legendary players in the football world. Therefore it’s hard to predict who will win the upcoming match. Regardless of whoever wins it’s the spirit of the world cup that’s never going to lose.
Watch all the thrilling moments of the match as it happens live online, by going through our blog to know all the details about the upcoming match. We have mentioned all the broadcasters in most countries so you should have no trouble watching the world cup.